RING contributor to run in WBC’s ‘Race of Champions’

13
Jan

RING contributor to run in WBC’s ‘Race of Champions’

On Jan. 24, RING contributor Anson Wainwright will run to raise money for the family of convalescing 154-pounder Prichard Colon in association with the WBC.

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22
Jan

Jose Sulaiman’s replacement to be named in April?

A new president of the World Boxing Council is expected to be named by April 16 in the wake of the Jose Sulaiman’s passing on Jan. 16, according to WBC Secretary General Mauricio Sulaimant, he son of the long-time sanctioning organization head.

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17
Jan

Mauricio Sulaiman discusses his father, Jose Sulaiman

Mauricio Sulaiman praised the legacy of his father — former WBC president Jose Sulaiman, who died on Thursday — even while acknowledging that he “made a few mistakes along the way.”

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16
Jan

Bob Arum, Don King praise Jose Sulaiman

Promoters Don King and Bob Arum praised fellow hall of famer Jose Suliamon, the longtime president of the WBC who passed away on Thursday. “He devoted his life to boxing,” Arum said. “I’m deeply grieved,” added King. “He was one of my greatest friends in life.”

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16
Jan

Jose Sulaiman, president of the WBC, dies at 82

Jose Sulaiman, the powerful president of the Mexico-based World Boxing Council, died Thursday in Los Angeles, according to numerous reports. He was 82.

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25
Oct

WBC Prez Sulaiman ‘in great spirits’

WBC President Jose Sulaiman, 82, is “in great spirits,” albeit, “lots of pain” in the wake of complications from double bypass surgery earlier this month.

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21
Oct

Sulaiman still recovering from heart surgery

Mauricio Sulaiman on his father, WBC president Jose Sulaiman, who remains hospitalized nearly three weeks after having undergone heart surgery: “Some complications delayed his progress but he’s moving along very good. He’s very strong, and he’s fighting.”

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16
Aug

Lem’s latest: WBC allows V. Klitschko-Stiverne delay until March

Vitali Klitschko, who has been busy in politics and nursing a hand injury, has been given until March to make the mandatory defense of his WBC heavyweight title against Bermane Stiverne.

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30
Jul

Klitschko granted extension on Stiverne purse bid

WBC heavyweight titleholder Vitali Klitschko, who is 42, has been granted an extension to an unspecified date for the pursebid to make his mandatory defense against Bermane Stiverne.

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08
Nov

Lem’s latest: Golovkin to fight on Jan. 19 at Madison Square Garden

Hammer-fisted WBA middleweight beltholder Gennady Golovkin could put his unbeaten mark on the line opposite super middleweight Thomas Oosthuizen on Jan. 19 at New York’s Madison Square Garden.

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