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Sulaiman Admits He May Retire From WBC Very Soon

By Rene Umanzor

The president of the World Boxing Council (WBC), Jose Sulaiman, admits that he might retire from the post he has held since December 5, 1975. At 81-years-old, Sulaiman wants to spend more time with his family and to attend to personal matters.

"I am very tired. I've had 65 years in boxing. I'm looking at the possibility of not continuing. I really do not know what to do and I have a week to decide," said Sulaiman.

One of the frontrunners to replace Don Jose would be his son, the World Boxing Council executive secretary Mauricio Sulaiman - but Jose does not expect his son to stick arouond to accept the position. Mauricio has told Jose that he will also walk away when the time comes.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by MASTER1454 on 11-28-2012

[QUOTE=Drunk Punch;12745698]Surely the interim vice president should have to fight a junior clerk (from the same office) in at least 3 final eliminator bouts, culminating in a WBC Diamond Presidency award before Don Jose gifts the real job to his…

Comment by wja1966 on 11-28-2012

Why take a week retire now and keep away from boxing forever

Comment by ddangerous on 11-28-2012

[QUOTE=Zopilote;12746380]Good. Take Arum with you as well, ya peice of ****.[/QUOTE] Took the words right out of my mouth.

Comment by Light_Speed on 11-28-2012

[QUOTE=nycsmooth;12746382]@ his age, Mr Sulaiman has beenthru a lot the past fe years w/joint replacemnts and cancer..he needs 2 step down & enjoy his remaiining yrs...I'd b quite positive his son Mauricio moves in2 top spot, a quiet, softspoken gentleman...good…

Comment by nycsmooth on 11-28-2012

@ his age, Mr Sulaiman has beenthru a lot the past fe years w/joint replacemnts and cancer..he needs 2 step down & enjoy his remaiining yrs...I'd b quite positive his son Mauricio moves in2 top spot, a quiet, softspoken gentleman...good…

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