Former WBC bantamweight champion, Luis Nery, has fully complied with the WBC requirements as per the ruling issued by the WBC Board of Governors regarding his weight management problem, which led to him losing his world championship early this year.
The WBC hereby confirms that Luis Nery suspension ended on September the 1st and is now eligible to compete for a WBC championship.
The WBC Silver championship committee has approved Luis Nery (26-0, 20 KOs) to fight for the WBC bantamweight Silver title on October 6 against Jason Canoy (27-8-2, 19 KOs).
IN OTHER NEWS: Undefeated lightweight Wesley Ferrer is looking to make a big statement when he makes his national television debut against fellow undefeated Steven Ortiz in a co-featured bout of ShoBox: The New Generation tonight live on SHOWTIME (9:45 p.m. ET/PT).
Ferrer, 26 years-old of Brooklyn, has a record of 12-0 with seven knockouts.
"Training camp was great, and I am ready for fight night," said Ferrer.
In Ortiz, Ferrer only knows that he is taking on an undefeated fighter who has a record of 8-0 with three knockouts from Philadelphia.
"I really do not know much about him. I just listen to my dad/coach, and he will give me the fight plan that I will execute on Friday night."
Ferrer is ready to become a big name in boxing, and he knows that the ShoBox platform is a perfect opportunity to take his career to the next level.
"I feel great, and I am excited for me to showcase my talent on national television. I am ready, as this win is a springboard for my career. It will show my promoter, DiBella Entertainment, that I am ready for the next level. The fans will see that I can brawl or that I can box. I have been ready for this for a long time, and I can't wait for Friday night."
Ferrer's manager, Felipe Gomez of El Matador Management, is equally excited for his fighter to show the boxing world that he is a legitimate contender in the lightweight division.
"I am happy that Wesley will be able to be showcased on a great platform like ShoBox," said Felipe Gomez of El Matador Management. "He has faced very good competition, and now he is ready for the next step in career. I am very confident that he will put on a great performance on Friday night."