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  • Don Jos

    I will be missing youso much .

    Mauro Betti

  • This rule isabsolutely sacredto the Committee

    Mauro Betti, chairman

    Rome, Italy

    Ph/Fax +39.06.5124160



    Championship fights must be earned and not handed out just to fill a vacant spot. This has always been the guiding concept and true

    philosophy applied to the International Championships of the World Boxing Council


  • T i t l e Va c a n tHEAVYweightChris ARREOLA will now fight againstWBC #1 Bermane Stiverne for thevacant WBC World Heavyweight title.

    The vacant WBC International title bout will be contested

    between Odlanier Solis (Cuba) and Tony Thompson (US).

    The International Championship will be staged in Istanbul (Turkey)

    by Ahmet Oener next March 22.

    Solis is the #10 WBC contender, Thompson #16.

  • TITLE won:Vacant Heavyweight Silver belt on 18 November2011 in Cuxhaven (Germany ). Manuel stopped in eight rounds BrazilsMarcelo Luis do Nascimiento, who retiredon his stool before round nine started.FIRST defence: WUD12 Taras Bidenko (Ukraine) on 30 March 2012 in Kln.SECOND defence: Stopped in two rounds Turkeys YakupSaglam on February 22, 2013 in Galati, Romania , to retain Silver belt.

    Manuel failed to win the WBC World titleagainst Vitaly Klitschko on September 2012 in Moscow.

    THIRD defence: Manuel retained his belt last October 19 at the Messehalle, Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany, againstDenis Bakhtov.

    HEAVYweight SILVER beltManuel CHARRBorn 10 October 1984 in Beirut, Lebanonas Mahmoud Omeirat Charr.Record: 25-1-0, 15 K0s. He is the WBC #6 contender.His father was from Syria.His mother is from Lebanon.


  • Former Heavyweight championsC h r i s A r r e o l a U S AS e t h M i t c h e l l U S AJ o h n a t h o n B a n k s U S AM a r i u s z W a c h P o l a n dB E R M A N E S T I V E R N E C a n a d aO D L A N I E R S O L I S C u b aF R A N C E S C O D A M I A N I I t a l yJ I M M Y T H U N D E R N e w Z e a l a n dH E R B I E H I D E N i g e r i aJ A M E S O Y E B O L A N i g e r i a J O H N R U I Z P u e r t o R i c oD A V I D T U A W e s t S a m o aI K E C H A R L E S I G B E A B U C H I N i g e r i aW L A D I M I R K L I T S C H K O U k r a i n eR O S S P U R I T T Y U S AD I M I T R Y D E N I S B A K H T O V K a z a k h s t a nO L E G M A S K A E V K a z a k h s t a nS I N A N S A M I L S A M T u r k e yO L I V E R M c c a l l U S AJ U A N C A R L O S G O M E Z C u b a

  • Dmytro Kucher has voluntarily relinquished his belt in order to properly recover

    from his shoulder injury.

    The Committee is ready to appoint two qualified contenders to the vacant title.

    More to come.


    Title Vacant

  • Good win for Simmons over unbeaten Armenianborn Graf. Simmons made slow start and Graf took the firstround. In the second Simmons was in charge and he had theGerman-based fighter hurt with a right. It was more of thesame in the third with Simmons dominant. Graf had somesuccess in the fourth but near the end of the round a rightfrom Simmons put Graf down. The bell came before Simmons could follow-up his advantage. In the fifth a clash ofheads left Simmons with a bad cut over his left eye. Both menfought hard over the closing rounds with Simmons gettingthrough with hard shots. Good win for Simmons which wins the vacant WBC InternationalSilver title. The 29-year old Scot competed at the 2007 and 2009World Championships and the European Championships and won abronze medal at the Commonwealth Games. The 24-year old Graf put up a good performance but was wellbeaten. The fight took place in Glasgow on September 7, 2013.

    Stephen was to make his first title defence nextMarch 1st at the Scottish Exhibition Centre,Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom, againstSpains Wadi Camacho. But, an injury whiletraining will force the champion to postpone hisfirst title defence. More to come.

    CRUISERSILVERStephen Simmons, Scotland WBC #24

  • Dmytro Kucher UkraineMateusz Masternak Poland * relinquished Silver beltDmytro Kucher Ukraine * relinquished Silver beltVincenzo Rossitto ItalyMirko Larghetti Italy * relinquished Silver beltAlexander Alexeev UzbekistanGiacobbe Fragomeni ItalySilvio Branco ItalyHerbie Hide NigeriaRudolf Kraj Czech RepGrigory Drozd RussiaGiacobbe Fragomeni ItalyVincenzo Rossitto ItalyAlexander Petkovic GermanyVincenzo Cantatore ItalyWayne Braithwaite GuyanaVassiliy Jirov KazakhstanJuan Carlos Gomez CubaAlexei ILIN RussiaPrzemyslaw Saleta PolandCarl Thompson Great BritainAndrei Rudenko RussiaAngelo Rottoli ItalyBashiru Al Nigeria

    Former Cruiserweight champions

  • Title VacantLightHeavyweightNovember 2013, Tuesday 5At the WBC Annual Convention in Bangkok, Thailand.

    The WBC declared this title vacant basing the decision on evidence and declarations.

    Former Silver champion Ryno Liebenberg will fight for the vacant belt next March 1st in South Africa (Emperors Palace, Johannesburg) against former champ Joey Vegas (Uganda).

    Rodney Berman of Golden Gloves will promote.

  • Vacant Lightheavyweight Silver belt

    Having Ryno Liebenberg relinquishedthis belt , the Committee has approved a vacant title bout to take place in South Africa next March 1.The vacant Silver belt will be contestedbetween Johnny Muller (RSA) and Namibias Wilbeforce Shihepo .Rodney Berman of Golden Gloves South Africa will promote.

  • Ryno Liebenberg South Africa relinquished Silver belt on January 10, 2013

    Joey Vegas Uganda

    Tony Bellew Great Britain relinquished SILVER belt November 3, 2012

    Isaac Chilemba Malawi relinquished title on Jan 16, 2012

    Isaac Chilemba Malawi regained title

    Doudou NGumbu CongoSilvio Branco ItalyAdrian Diaconu Roumania - CanadaPietro AURINO ItalyClinton Woods Great BritainThomas Ulrich GermanySven Ottke GermanyVirgil Hill USARamzi Hassan JordanOle Klemetsen NorwayJos Gomez BrazilJoe Siluvangi ZaireJabrail Jabrailov RussiaLottie Mwale ZambiaNo Cruciani ItalyNestor 'Hipolito' Giovannini ArgentinaJimmy Joseph Trinidad&TobagoDavis Lule Yawe Uganda

    Former LightHeavyweight champions

  • SuperMiddleweightCallum SMITHCallum Smith (9-0) W KO 5 Ruben Acosta (27-9-5)Sheffield, England October 26, 2013Smith won the vacant WBC International title in Sheffield and must have felt he was working overtime after six first round victories in a row. Acosta had only lost inside the distance twice before to Anthony Mundine and in a WBO title challenge against Robert Stieglitz. Smith controlled the fight with a strong jab pressurising Acosta and looking for an opening to end the fight early. Acosta absorbed good shots but proved elusive. It was the sixth round before Smith found the punch to end the contest. A left hook to the body put Acosta down. The Argentinian got to his feet but after a few more choice shots from Smith another body punch put Acosta down again for the KO. It was 1 min. 20 secs in round six.The 23-year-old 63 (191cm) Smith won the vacant WBC International title.

    After recovering from a hand injury, Callum is now ready to make his first title defence. The fight should be taking place in Liverpool next March 15. More to come.

  • Former SuperMiddleweight champions

    Giovanni De Carolis ItalyNikola Sjekloca MontenegroAndrea Di Luisa Italy * SilverAdonis Stevenson Haiti CanadaRobert Stieglitz Russia - GermanyDenis Inkin RussiaMario Veit GermanyJrgen Brahmer GermanyOtis Grant Jamaica CanadaEric Lucas CanadaMarkus Beyer GermanyHerol Graham Great BritainMikkel Kessler DenmarkJaffa Ballogou TogoGoodwin Anyamene NigeriaHunter Clay NigeriaLou Gent Great BritainPaul Jones Great Britain

  • Jorge Sebastian HeilandArgentina 22-4-2, 10

    KOsWBC #11 contender

    Jorge S Heiland W KO 12 Billi Godoy to become the new WBC International champion.

    Estadio Ruca Che, Neuquen, Neuquen, ArgentinaNovember 29, 2013

    Heiland wins dramatic fight which sees both fighters on the floor.Godoy took an early lead as Heiland made his usual slow start. Godoy was working well with the jab and floored Heiland in the third. Southpaw Heiland started rolling in the fifth and sixth scoring well with hard lefts. In the seventh a right cross from Heiland had Godoy down, Godoy was badly shaken and only just survived the round. Heiland had the upper hand in the eighth and ninth, but Godoy battled back to take the tenth making good use of his jab. After an even eleventh , both fighters came out firing for the last knowing that the fight was in the balance. Heiland ended it with a tremendous left cross which sent Godoy to the canvas. The defending champion made it to his feet but was still shaken and the referee completed the ten count. Huge win for the 26-year-old El Gaucho de Pigue as he rebounds from a loss to Mateo Veron in June. The former WBC Interim title challenger (he lost on points to Sebastian Zbik in 2010) wins the WBC International title and rejuvenates his career. Former champion Billi The Kid , 27, is still national champion, but dropped down from his previous No 5 place to 17.



  • WBC International MiddleweightSilver belt champ : Nick Brinson

    Local Nick The Machine Gun Brinson upset world- rankedknockout specialist Jorge DestroyerMelendez (26-3-1, 25 KOs) by 10 round unanimous decision on Friday night June 7th 2013 at the Turning Stone Resort Casino in Verona, NY. Brinson controlled the fight except for a wild round four where both fighters w


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