Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Sulaiman Wants To Summit With Other Sanctioning Bodies

By Ronnie Nathanielsz

Taking an active stance since succeeding his late father  Don Jose Sulaiman as president of the World Boxing Council, Mauricio Sulaiman has said he’d like to hold a summit with other principal world boxing organizations.

In a story in the WBC website, correspondent James Blears reports that Sulaiman made the proposal during a conference call of his weekly WBC press conference.

Sulaiman is currently travelling according to Blears but took time out to chat with national and international reporters.

Sulaiman  said the aim of the proposed summit which he wishes to convene as soon as practically possible is to work together and find a way forward.

The WBC president is flexible about the location for the meeting with the venue likely to be decided by the availability of the other world boxing organization leaders which would include Gilberto Mendoza of the WBA with whom the WBC has had friendly exchanges over the years, Francisco “Paco” Valcarcel of the WBO and Darryl Peoples of the IBF.

Sulaiman is keen on seeing what are the common issues in which progress could be made.

Tags: boxing image  
User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by JrRod on 04-21-2014

Can they get together and agree that we don't need any more interim/emeritus/super/diamond/gold/superdiamond/ or any other silly championships. 4 champions in 17 divisions already equals to 68 World Champions. Way too many, we don't need made up champs!

Comment by Hougigo on 04-21-2014

Let's see what the new Sulaiman does. See if he continues the Kim dynasty

Comment by uniquehump on 04-21-2014

Boxing's version of The Commission.:killyou:

Comment by Dr Rumack on 04-21-2014

Wow a summit.

Comment by JDD1 on 04-21-2014

I liked boxing better when it was just the wbc and wba. I could do without the IBF, WBO, IBA and all the rest of them. If this is real its a good step.

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (12)
Top Headlines Promoter: Other Than Klitschko, Joshua, Parker Resumes Similar Peterson's Trainer: Fight Against Errol Spence Will Turn Into a War Bivol: Hard to Tell From Two Rounds If Kovalev All the Way Back BoxingScene.com's Television Picks of The Week Mundine: If Horn Says No - Then I Want Saunders, Canelo, GGG Errol Spence vs. Lamont Peterson - Calm Before The Storm Fury: Me and Joshua is Four Round Fight - Either I Go or He Goes! Parker Regrets Making Steroid Comments About Anthony Joshua Big Fights, Big Finales, Better Judging Top Wish List For 2018 Jamel Herring Signs With Top Rank, Will Fight on Crawford-Horn Luis Ortiz Vows Pain: I'll Tear The Skin Off Deontay Wilder's Body! Estrada: People Think Sor Rungvisai Will KO Me - It Won't Happen! Creed 2 Update: Actor Cast To Play Ivan Drago's Son in Film Mayorga Emotional: Time To Hang Up The Gloves, Say Goodbye Rapper Common is Producing a New Boxing Documentary Tyson Fury: If I'm Honest - I Fancy Parker To Beat Joshua Wilder: No Doubt I'll KO Ortiz, Joshua-Parker Will Be a Long Fight Katie Taylor Dublin Return Off, Being Pushed To Daniel Jacobs Bill Frank Warren: Fans Lost Interest in Amir Khan, He'll Face a Stiff Euro News: Murat-Demchenko, Havnaa-Tahiri, Formella-Frank Briggs: I'll KO Tyson Fury, Breaks All His Fingers To End His Tweets Wilder: I'll Make an Example of Luis Ortiz, He's My Guinea Pig! Frank Warren Confirms Tete is Out, 2/10 Show Moves Forward Sean Dodd vs. Tommy Coyle Set, April 21 In Liverpool Weekend Review: Shields, Amir Khan, Ergashev, Spence, More Hearn: Let's Be Honest, Who Has Hit Parker's 'Granite Chin?' Parker's Promoter: Joshua Mentally Weak, Dropped Many Times Luis Ortiz: Forget The Marijuana, Now Wilder Has a Real Problem! Parker: I Don't Care If I Win or Lose; Someone Gets Knocked Out Amir Khan Unsure if Crawford Will Carry Up His Power To 147 Mundine: Horn Does Not Have Much Talent, But He Works Hard Joshua: Parker Has No Ring Generalship - I'll Smash His Body! Fes Batista Back in Training With Roy Jones, Plans Ring Return Promoter Will Advise Parker To Avoid Steroid Claims on Joshua Zolani Tete Suffers Injury, Narvaez Clash Pushed Back To April Shields Helps Create Opportunities for Women and Men in Boxing Parker: If I'm The King of Pies, Then Joshua is The King of Steroids! Fighter Claims Severe Beating From Coach Over "Dive" Claims Chocolatito Warns Estrada: Do Not Stand in Front of Sor Rungvisai Jessie Vargas Feels He Has a Good Shot To Land Keith Thurman
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement