WBC president Mauricio Sulaiman — who took over the position after his father, Jose Sulaiman, passed away in January — addresses some of the criticisms leveled at the sanctioning organization over the years, and where he envisions taking it in the future.
Bermane Stiverne introduced himself to the boxing world in April of last year when he beat Chris Arreola, unanimously outpointing his favored rival over 12 rounds (118-109 and 117-110 twice), punctuating the victory with a vicious, third round knockdown that broke Arreola’s nose. Since then, Stiverne, now 35, has waited patiently for his opportunity […]
In the often-overlooked lighter weight classes, Roman Gonzalez has forged a path of dominance over the 105- and 108-pound divisions, and is now aiming to do the same at flyweight. He’ll face Juan Purisma on Sunday in Japan, with the goal of fighting RING and WBC champion Akira Yaegashi next.
Promoter Eddie Hearn announced at a press conference last week that Welsh duo Nathan Cleverly and Lee Selby will co-headline a bumper show on May 17 in Cardiff, Wales, against opponents to be announced.