The World Boxing Council has upheld its decision to issue an indefinite ban to Dereck Chisora following a meeting of the organisation's Supreme Board of Governors in Mexico City.
The WBC announced in February that they would not allow Chisora to fight again under their jurisdiction until he had completed anger management classes, following his post-fight brawl with David Haye in Munich.
Frank Warren was defiant this weekend that the controversial match up between David Haye and Dereck Chisora would still go ahead despite the EBU’s moves to expel the fight’s sanctioning body, the Luxembourg Boxing Federation.
In a statement from the veteran promoter, Warren accused the EBU vote of not being ‘fair’ and confirmed that 28,000 tickets had already been sold for the July 14 event.
Frank Warren and the World Boxing Council (WBC) have become embroiled in a war of words after the organising body became the latest boxing authority to wade in the David Haye vs Dereck Chisora debate.
The WBC came out in support of the British Boxing Board of Control yesterday as they threatened to expel any person or organisation involved with the proposed fight between Haye and Chisora.
Frank Warren has lamented the British Boxing Board of Control for a number of failings during Dereck Chisora’s title challenge against Vitali Klitschko in February and the subsequent hearing earlier this week.
The veteran promoter pointed the finger at BBBofC president Charlie Giles for not providing the necessary support for Chisora in Germany and even questioned the Board’s judicial process as a whole.
Earlier this week the WBC declared that they would be banning Brit heavyweight Dereck Chisora indefinitely and scraping him from their rankings following his behaviour in Munich a fortnight ago.
British heavyweight Dereck Chisora will in fact get a WBC hearing despite already being handed an indefinite ban by the organising body for his behaviour during his world title challenge against Vitali Klitschko.
The World Boxing Council has banned Dereck Chisora ‘indefinitely’ and demanded he undergo ‘anger management’ therapy after his conduct in Germany a fortnight ago during his heavyweight title challenge.
Hopkins and Dawson were ordered to fight a rematch after their first clash ended controversially when B-hop picked up a shoulder injury from being thrown to the canvas by ‘Bad’ Chad.
The World Boxing Council has released a statement approving middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr and Champion Emeritus Sergio Martinez to meet next if they come through their respective bouts in the coming months.