WBC News: Solis vs Thompson

March 26, 2014

WBC International Championships Chairman Mauro Betti of Italy reports that the open scoring used in the March 22 fight between WBC International heavyweight champion Odlanier Solis and challenger Tony Thompson in Tekirdag, Turkey, was a great success. Announced in Turkish and English after the fourth and eighth rounds, the judges’ official scores added drama and excitement for the fans in the arena and watching on television. And with both fighters and their corners knowing the scores, they were able to make adjustments at critical times and rally. Thompson won the title with a very close split decision.

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WBC News – March 14, 2014 – 2nd release

The WBC Praises the Puerto Rico Boxing Commission.

The WBC is very proud to be back in Puerto Rico for a major boxing show with the title defense of WBC super lightweight world champion Danny Garcia against Mauricio Herrera, and the heavyweight final elimination fight between Deontay Wilder and Malik Scott.

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WBC News

R.I.P. — WBC President Dr. José Sulaimán — 1931-2014

March 13, 2014

One month has gone by after The WBC Board of Governors placed their trust in me and voted unanimously to honor my father, José Sulaimán, by appointing me as his successor in the presidency of the organization.

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WBC Stats: Adrian Hernandez vs. Janiel Rivera


WBC Light Flyweight World Championship

February 8, 2014 — Huixquilucan, México, México

This will be the 1,846th fight sanctioned by the WBC in its 51-year history.


ADRIÁN “El Confesor” HERNÁNDEZ (México)

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WBC responds to Tyson Fury’s defamatory statements

From the office of WBC President Dr. José Sulaimán: It is unacceptable to allow defamatory statements to remain unanswered. The WBC therefore must provide the facts regarding false and defamatory statements made by Tyson Fury.

The facts in Mr. Fury’s case are plain and simple:

· Hennessy Promotions requested the WBC’s support to officially sanction an elimination fight between Fury, then WBC ranked No. 3, vs. Kevin Johnson, who was then ranked only No. 32 by the WBC.

· The WBC accepted to support this promotion with the clear understanding that this was in no way a final elimination, nor would there be any specific implications for the winner.

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