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Jose Sulaiman, WBC President, Passes Away at Age 82

By Salvador Rodriguez

Jose Sulaiman, the legendary leader of the World Boxing Council, died this afternoon in Los Angeles, at age 82, which was confirmed by his son Mauricio Sulaiman, executive secretary of the World Boxing Council.

Sulaiman had a heart operation on October and even showed a slight improvement, but on December 30 - Mauricio indicates that his father suffered further complications and never recovered.

Jose Sulaiman's body will be transferred in the coming days to Mexico, but for now, Mauricio says he appreciates the concern that everyone in the boxing world had for his father.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Tobi.G on 01-18-2014

[QUOTE=budfr;14142970]Nowadays 82 is not that old. If you reach 82 you will not want to die at that age. I agree with your other comments though.[/QUOTE] Nobody wants to die, no matter how old you are.

Comment by anonymous2.0 on 01-17-2014

I'm still waiting to hear all these good things Sulaiman supposedly did for boxing.

Comment by PurePugilist216 on 01-17-2014

[QUOTE=budfr;14143002]Oh, and the media (HBO) ( Showtime), the venues, the commentators, the promoters, etc. Are biased towards fighters that aren`t American (from the US because we are all from the American continent). They hype coward clowns like Mayweather, Broner, etc.…

Comment by jondacon on 01-17-2014

[QUOTE=cyberthugpatrol;14141384]good riddance, take bob arum with you too . . . . is taking the golden girl asking for too much ????[/QUOTE] LOL.... thats messed up man.

Comment by jondacon on 01-17-2014

[QUOTE=Rudiamonds;14141257]Rip hope his death brings an end to the Cold War[/QUOTE] Sadly, Only Arums death would....

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