The Gennady Golovkin-Daniel Geale main event on July 26 at Madison Square Garden gets a lively support bout in Bryant Jennings-Mike Perez in a WBC heavyweight title eliminator.
Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook brings us a glimpse of whom will serve as ringside judges and third man for this Saturday’s bout between middleweight champion Sergio Martinez and Miguel Cotto.
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.
With the influx of intriguing heavyweight match-ups in the very near-future, undefeated contender Deontay Wilder gives his picks on who’s going to win and who he hopes to face for the WBC title.
As a result of Adrien Broner’s unorthodox post-fight comments about Carlos Molina, the WBC levied a suspension on the former three-division titlist. However, Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer couldn’t disagree more with the decision.
Going into his April 26 bout versus Keith Thurman, former two-time lightweight titlist Julio Diaz says, in spite of the official results, he beat Shawn Porter in their first go-round and Amir Khan.
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.
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.”
The WBC has ordered the promoters of Bermane Stiverne and Chris Arreola to begin free negotiations for a rematch for the WBC heavyweight title that was vacated by Vitali Klitschko earlier this month. Stiverne unanimously decisioned Arreola in April.
Manny Pacquiao has been made the WBC’s No. 1-ranked welterweight contender behind the organization’s titleholder Floyd Mayweather Jr.
WBC heavyweight titleholder Vitali Klitschko has been given until Dec. 15 to determine whether he will continue fighting or retire in the wake of October’s announcement of his presidential candidacy in Ukraine.
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.”