Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Odlanier Solis Agrees To Be Part of WBC's World Cup

By Miguel Rivera

According to World Boxing Council President Jose Sulaiman, Olympic gold medal winner Odlanier Solis (19-1, 12KOs) has agreed to take part in the WBC's first World Cup. The Cuban heavyweight is currently training with coach Pedro Diaz. The World Cup is a tournament style competition being put together by the WBC.

The tournament will start in Mexico City on a yet to be announced date, and World Cup events will take place in a number of cities around the world. The WBC expects to have 48 fighters participate in four weight divisions of the ten federations affiliated with the sanctioning body.

Tags: Odlanier Solis image  
User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by DannYankee on 05-29-2013

Is this like prize fighter ? I liked the last one i saw was fun a Cuban hw won i havent heard much from him since then even tho he looked really good Mike perez i think.

Comment by rocktx on 05-28-2013

I bet this world cup has most of its fights overseas, otherwise it won't work. That is unless they can get some real names in there in each division

Comment by UTEP on 05-28-2013

[QUOTE=Szef99;13424701][B]Cup of what?[/B][/QUOTE] Ice cream. Solis was duped.

Comment by mikinoki on 05-28-2013

[QUOTE=Own3d;13425281]No it involves 4 weight divisions, so your Vitali reasoning is garbage.[/QUOTE] Just because there 4 weight classes doesn't mean the winners wouldn't be top contenders.That would make sense and it would make it more exciting.

Comment by Jam Jars on 05-28-2013

[QUOTE=croz;13424718]I heard about this ages ago. Basically the plan was that when Vitali retires they would have a world cup type eliminator between all the young prospects to see who gets his title. I think it's basically also a plan…

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (13)
Top Headlines Ladarius Miller vs. Ricardo Garcia Tops Mayweather Card, 12/7 Uzcategui: No KO - I Want To Give Plant The Beating of His Life! Deontay Wilder vs. Tyson Fury Non-TV Undercard Information Porter: WBC Mandatory Orders Derailed Immediate Spence Bout Kerman Lejarraga vs. Frankie Gavin is Picked Up By ESPN+ Lopez Confident He Can Give Thurman a Run For His Money Arias Vows To Beat Down and Bloody Rosado For "Bitch" Claim Karl Dargan Returns To Action on Bivol vs. Pascal Card Tyson Fury Secures Freddie Roach To Be in Corner For Wilder Mark Heffron vs. Liam Williams on Warrington-Frampton Card WBA Won't Strip Charr; Miller-Dinu Unlikely To Be Title Fight Bivol: I'm Confident That I'll Make a Statement With Pascal Filip Hrgovic vs. Ytalo Perea on December 8t in Zagreb Santa Cruz: To Prove I'm The Best at 126 - I Have To Beat Russell Danny Garcia Backs Adrien Broner To Upset Manny Pacquiao Errol Spence: I Don't Think Keith Thurman Will Ever Fight Me Frampton: If I Beat Warrington - I Want Another Champion Next Charlo Brothers Promise Fireworks, Explosive Wins in Barclays Warrington-Frampton: Nathan Gorman, Arthur, Wright Added Darren Tetley Looks To Bigger Things After Warburton Win Fielding Motivated By Fear, Doubters To Topple Canelo Hosea Burton: I'd Love To Punch Anthony Yarde's Face In! Canelo Feels Mikey Garcia Has a Very Tough Task With Spence Josh Warrington Sees Flaws To Exploit in Oscar Valdez Hooker Warns: I Can Do Some Real Damage To Saucedo's Career! Spence: People Think Garcia is Crazy - This is a Legacy Fight Photos: Danny Garcia, Figueroa-Molina, Uzcategui-Plant - Presser Photos: Porter-Ugas, Santa Cruz-Flores, Dirrell-Yildirim - Presser Photos: Spence-Garcia, Thurman-Lopez, Quillin-Truax - Presser Mikey Garcia on Spence: This Time Little Guy Beats Bigger Man! Keith Thurman: I'm Back, I Plan on Reclaiming My WBC Belt! Premier Boxing Champions, FOX Sports Reveal 2019 Schedule Peterson-Lipinets, Quillin-Truax To Headline FS1 Shows News: Antonio Vargas, Anvar Yunusov, Jean Carlos Torres Jarrell Miller is Interested in Facing Whyte-Chisora 2 Winner Gilberto Ramirez, Jesse Hart Promise a War on December 14 Spence-Garcia To Be Announced As FOX PPV March 16 Gennady Golovkin is 'No. 1 Choice' For Callum Smith, Says Hearn Pacquiao-Broner Press Conferences Set For Monday, Tuesday Claressa Shields: I Can Go as Low as 154 For Cecilia Braekhus
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement