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.
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.
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.
World Boxing Council president Jose Sulaiman has weighed in on the Floyd Mayweather issue, calling for the welterweight champion not to be stripped of the title to protect a possible mega-fight with Manny Pacquaio.
The 49th World Boxing Council Convention came to a close yesterday evening in explosive fashion as it settled many unresolved issues regarding mandatory title fights.
Dawson won the WBC title on October 15 after appearing to throw the veteran to the canvas causing him to pick up a shoulder injury that rendered him unfit to continue.
The World Boxing Council will continue to recognize Bernard Hopkins as its light-heavyweight champion following a vote of its board of directors on Wednesday, according to RingTV.com.
The majority of the WBC's board members disagreed with the official call of Hopkins' WBC and Ring Magazine title defense against Chad Dawson on Saturday in Los Angeles.
Former WBC light-heavyweight champion Bernard Hopkins will not retire after his controversial TKO loss to Chad Dawson on Saturday night and has appealed to the World Boxing Council to overturn the decision.