WBC Furious: Chisora Fined $50,000 For Klitschko Slap!

By James Blears

World Boxing Council President Jose Sulaiman is furious, and informed that his organization has fined Dereck Chisora $50,000 dollars for slapping WBC heavyweight Vitali Klitschko during Friday's weigh-in in Munich, Germany.

Sulaiman received reports from the WBC officials on site, who witnessed Chisora attempt to butt heads with Vitali and then the British challenger slapped the champion across the face. 

Sulaiman called it an “absolute disgrace! This is definitely a lack of respect for the sport and completely unacceptable. It was a cheap shot, and my message is that there is a fine, so he’ll [Chisora] feel it! He’s no gentleman at all, and he’s failed in what we expect of boxers. He wanted Vitali to lose control, but Vitali will make him pay for this in the ring, definitely.”

Don Jose says that 50% of the $50,000 dollar fine will go to a childrens’s charity in Germany and the other half will go to the WBC Cares charity, which helps sick children and regularly visits them in the hospital.  

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by hillbilly on 02-17-2012

[QUOTE=Pin Galarga;11792521]If I was Chisora, I would tell Jose that the check is in the mail and wipe my behind with the Green belt. The WBC belt is not worth what it was years ago, they have lost credibility with…

Comment by chiguy91 on 02-17-2012

that's bs. i just got around to seeing the slap right now, :rofl: that's the cleanest shot del boy will land on vitali this weekend! well, maybe......looking very forward to this :boxing:

Comment by BrooklynBomber on 02-17-2012

What did you expect from germans, they are a nation that is infatuated with hard work and discipline, they cant have "unserious music poking fun at spirited effort of hard work in life, blah, blah, blah".

Comment by Light_Speed on 02-17-2012

[QUOTE=ИATAS206;11793125]I remember that. Almost as bad as Deontay Wilder getting suspended by the State of Ohio because he did a ring walk to a song that had explicit lyrics[/QUOTE] WTF? Are you serious? LOL! [QUOTE=josenoway;11793323]lol WBC. Slap a guy :…

Comment by josenoway on 02-17-2012

lol WBC. Slap a guy : how dare you! give us 50 grand! Mandatory drug testing & pre-fight weigh-ins : Meh, we forgot. Oh look, a plane!

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