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Sulaiman Disputing Arce's Claim of Winning Four Titles

By Miguel Rivera

WBC President Jose Sulaiman is disputing Jorge Arce's claim of being the first "Mexican boxer to win four world titles in four weight divisions." Arce knocked out Wilfredo Vazquez Jr. last Saturday to win the super bantamweight title. Arce was the WBC/WBO junior flyeweight champion and the WBA/WBC super flyweight champion. Sulaiman says Arce's title at 112-pounds was the WBC interim-belt and the Mexican boxer never held the "full title."

"I congratulate him for his triumph, but my full respect still falls for the big triple world champions like Julio Cesar Chavez and Erik Morales. Arce can continue celebrating his victory, but he does not have four world titles, because one of them was temporary," Sulaiman said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by jlouis007 on 05-13-2011

I don't agree with you Corelone; following ur example, The President should be the Champion, the Vice President should be the Interim Champion. When the President is not available, the vice president take the role of the President, even though…

Comment by jlouis007 on 05-13-2011

I agree with Sulaiman, I mean, I don't think you can count an interim champion as being a real champion. Although, people like Sulaiman are guilty of that, that sh*t of being interim or silver or extra super duper champion…

Comment by dinkme on 05-13-2011

What about pacman and him claiming he is a 8 division champion? When Mr. Sulaiman stripped martinez of his belt, so pacman didnt have to face martinez for it? Why would he choose to pick on Jorge and sanction BS…

Comment by ELPERRO on 05-13-2011

[QUOTE=Carlos Alberto;10528226]Arce, along with others, is a damn fool if he thinks he has 4 championships in 4 different weight classes. Technically he's a 3 division champion: 108 lbs., 115 lbs., and 122 lbs.; however, in reality he's only a…

Comment by Corelone on 05-12-2011

The president of the United States is just a temporary position, but it still counts. Sulaiman is just another jealous... He can't stand the fact that one of his touts didn't make it first, or at all. Speaking of temporary…

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