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Klitschko Looks To Jump Ahead of Wilder To WBC Title

By Salvador Rodriguez

WBO/IBO/WBA/IBF champion Wladimir Klitschko has asked the World Boxing Council (WBC) for the opportunity to fight the winner of Saturday's heavyweight fight between Chris Arreola and Bermane Stiverne, who battle for the vacant WBC heavyweight title. The belt was vacated by Wladimir's older brother, Vitali Klitschko.

The mandatory challenger to the WBC title is undefeated Deontay Wilder, who plans to be ringside in Los Angeles and wants the Arreola-Stiverne winner next. There is also another eliminator in play between Bryant Jennings and Mike Perez, which is now uncertain after Perez withdrew with an injury. 

"The official challenger is Deontay Wilder. We have received very special letters from Vitali Klitschko and Wladimir Klitschko, and we will have communication with the governing body to understand what is the next step. The official challenger Wilder, there is another qualifier with Perez and Jennings, but there is also the possibility that the winner will face Wladimir Klitschko in a historic fight for all the titles," Sulaiman said.

Klitschko has a mandatory obligation himself, to IBF #1 Kubrat Pulev.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by mofrekinfoe on 05-12-2014

[QUOTE=Ravens Fan;14541403]I cannot stand Arreola but that was actually a pretty decent fight last night. I guess you didn't watch it??[/QUOTE] I did! And it was!

Comment by Ravens Fan on 05-11-2014

[QUOTE=mofrekinfoe;14540127]The Heavyweight division is not worth all of this attention you all are giving it! Last time most people got excited about a heavyweight match, Tyson, Lewis, Holyfield were still fighting and past their primes. I look at the names…

Comment by Bumdre Ward on 05-11-2014

[QUOTE=Ravens Fan;14537910]I just watched that crap what was Wilder's camp thinking to allow that idiotic event to happen? I guess they were not thinking.[/QUOTE] My thoughts precisely, just a side show gimmicky look at me I want attention kind of…

Comment by mofrekinfoe on 05-11-2014

The Heavyweight division is not worth all of this attention you all are giving it! Last time most people got excited about a heavyweight match, Tyson, Lewis, Holyfield were still fighting and past their primes. I look at the names…

Comment by micky1971 on 05-11-2014

"very special letters"fack off! it goes....here, have a large sum of money(dont tell the others) and make this wilder guy go away because he will batter the younger of the two klit girls inside of 5 rounds. this is because…

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