Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

WBC, IBF and WBA Presidents To Meet in Mexico

By Miguel Rivera, notifight.com

Contrary to hasty reports, three sanctioning body presidents are going to meet from June 22-23 in Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico. This congregation had been cooking for days, but with much discretion and secrecy. There is still no official press release to the boxing world.

So far, we understand that this summit will be attended by the president of the World Boxing Council (WBC), Mauricio Sulaiman, President of the World Boxing Association (WBA), Gilberto Mendoza and the IBF president Daryl Peoples. Also, the executive vice president of the WBA, Gilberto Jesus Mendoza, is reportedly going to be present.

The president of the World Boxing Organization (WBO), Francisco "Paco" Valcarcel, is not able to attend due to prior personal commitments.
 
There is not yet a full agenda, but this gathering, informal nature, serve as a framework to strengthen ties between the leaders of international boxing and lay the groundwork for unification of criteria in the future. In addition, the issue of recognition of the unique world champion touched.

Tags: boxing image  
User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by bigjavi973 on 06-14-2014

What they need to do is just control the rankings and order mandatory fights or be stripped. Amir khan is currently ranked #1 for floyds wbc and #3 for his wba. Keith thurman however is the number 1 ranked for…

Comment by Rockin' on 06-14-2014

What these governing bodies don't realize is that if everybody worked together, for a common goal, than the sport could flourish on a world scale and everybody would be making money. But who looks over the sport if this 'New…

Comment by pimpgoz on 06-14-2014

Are they going to talk about how they can Punish Adrien Broner more.

Comment by hamada44 on 06-13-2014

Whoever said the IBF have the most integrity is having a laugh. They order mandatorys I give them that but they didn't strip peterson when he tested positive. They let sam soliman challenge for the belt when he tested positive…

Comment by dblaze9 on 06-13-2014

This is how you can end the boxing cold war between networks and promotional companies! If these sanctioning bodies can make other champs their mandatory challengers or rank people similarly, then everyone is going to have to fight or get…

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (11)
Top Headlines Callum Smith-Luke Blackledge British Title Clash In Play, Nov. 26 Pacquiao Admits Past Drug Use, Backs Prez's Tough Stance UK News: Kassem vs. Murray, Leather Twins, BoxNation Update Artur Beterbiev vs. Isidro Ranoni Prieto Set For December 23 Calzaghe Backing Cleverly To Unseat Braehmer For The Title Dimitrenko: Parker is Looking Past Me, He's Focused on Joshua Terry Flanagan - In-Depth on Crolla, Verdejo, Return, What's Next WBA Prez: We've Asked "Twice" For Tyson Fury's Medical Report! Mikey Garcia Eyes Dejan Zlaticanin Bout in November, December Frank Warren Reacts To Eddie Hearn: Tyson Fury is NOT Done! Hanzel Martinez Vows To Stop Ruiz Inside The Distance Johnny Nelson: Parker is at The Same Level as Anthony Joshua Golovkin's Coach: Jacobs Beat Cancer, He's Not Scared of GGG Eddie Hearn: Joshua-Klitschko Not Done, Negotiations Ongoing UK News: Skeete vs. Singleton, Liam Williams, Osman, More Cotto Could Be in Line For WBO Shot - When Canelo Goes To 160 Cleverly: Braehmer Fight Has Been Five Years in The Making Wladimir Klitschko vs. Anthony Joshua? Yes, Please. Photo: Canelo Alvarez, With Splint, is Back To Putting in Work Victor Ortiz Arrested For Driving Under The Influence Joseph Parker Avoids Social Media as Fight Rumors Swirl Walters Warns Lomachenko: Remember Donaire? I Want a KO! Milan Melindo vs. Fahlan Sakkreerin, IBF Interim on November 26 Mayweather: If McGregor Stole My Blueprint, It's a Good Thing! Lomachenko vs. Walters Made Official For November 26, HBO Ganigan Lopez Injured: Pedro Guevara Will Now Face Tomogdan Robert Helenius To Return on December Date in Helsinki Randy Petalcorin Domintes Donnie Mabao Over Ten Rounds Joseph Parker vs. Andy Ruiz For Vacant WBO Title? Tyson Fury Will NOT Return in 2016, Says Peter Fury Sosa-Smith Winner is Contractually Bound To Face Fortuna Next Photos: Braehmer, Cleverly - Face To Face at Final Presser David Price Wants Parker or Top Name on Nov. 26, Not Allen Kell Brook Has Surgery - Wants Canelo, Cotto, Khan in 2017 Dennis Ceylan in Toughest Camp Ever For Ryan Walsh Clash Michael Conlan, Donnelly Named in Olympic Betting Judgement Diego Magdaleno vs. Art Hovhannisyan Set For October 7 Parker's Trainer: Dimitrenko is Bigger Challenge Than Haumono Tommy Langford-Sam Sheedy For Vacant British Belt, Oct. 22 Lou DiBella, Gary Shaw Fire Back at Jose Pedraza's Manager
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement