WBC chief: Beterbiev-Yarde to face mandatory challenger Smith MOSCOW, 8 Nov – The winner of the fight between Russian Artur Beterbiev and Briton Anthony Yarde will face mandatory challenger Callum Smith in the next fight, said Mauricio Suleiman, head of the World Boxing Council (WBC). The fight between Beterbiev and Yarde will take place on … Read more
World Boxing Council will exclude Russians and Belarusians from the ratings of the organization MOSCOW, 8 Nov – World Boxing Council (WBC) President Mauricio Suleiman announced the exclusion of Russian and Belarusian athletes from the organization’s ratings. Suleiman spoke about the decision at the WBC rating session in Acapulco (Mexico). .
© TwitterBoxer Tyson Fury MOSCOW, 14 Aug – The World Boxing Council (WBC) has given WBC heavyweight champion Tyson Fury until August 26 to confirm or withdraw his retirement decision. In early August, Fury announced that he was ready to return to the ring for a third fight with Briton Derek Chisora. However, on Friday, … Read more
World Boxing Council president admits mistake and denies ties to drug cartel MOSCOW, 18 April – World Boxing Council (WBC) President Mauricio Suleiman apologized and denied having any ties to Irish drug cartel boss Daniel Kinahan. Earlier, the British authorities recommended a number of boxers and officials to break all ties with the wanted Kinahan. … Read more
Saul Alvarez can fight against Russian Arthur Beterbiev MOSCOW, 8 Nov – The current IBF and World Boxing Council (WBC) light heavyweight champion of Russia, Russian Artur Beterbiev, will pose a major threat to Mexican boxer Saul “Canelo” Alvarez, WBC President Mauricio Suleiman said. “Yes, Beterbiev will hold a mandatory defense in December and will … Read more