WBC orders Bermane Stiverne-Chris Arreola rematch for vacant title

19
Dec

WBC orders Bermane Stiverne-Chris Arreola rematch for vacant title

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.

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16
Dec

Vitali Klitschko declared WBC’s Champion Emeritus

WBC heavyweight titleholder Vitali Klitschko, who will run for president of the Ukraine, has been declared “Champion Emeritus,” which means his belt is now vacant for the WBC’s top contenders to fight for.

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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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14
May

Q&A Ward: ‘I don’t have to go chasing people’

Andre Ward spoke to RingTV.com about rehabbing his shoulder injury, fighting in September, doing HBO commentary for the Chad Dawson-Adonis Stevenson fight, a potential showdown with Julio Cesar Chavez Jr., fighting in the UK, and making a documentary of his time away from the ring. 

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13
May

Ward to return in September

RING and WBA super middleweight champion Andre Ward said he plans to return to the ring in September, and mentioned former WBC middleweight titleholder Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. as a potential opponent.

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12
Apr

Bika-Periban for WBC belt formerly owned by Ward

Well-traveled super middleweight Sakio Bika will face Marco Antonio Periban for the WBC title following Andre Ward’s being declared “Champion Emeritus.”

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11
Jan

Lem’s latest: Quillin-Guerrero done; Golden Boy gets Lara-Martirosyan II

WBO middleweight titleholder Peter Quillin will make his first defense against Fernando Guerrero on the Feb. 9 undercard of a main event featuring RING junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia and Zab Judah.

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