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  1. MEXICO EARTHQUAKE RELIEF FUND
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    MEXICO EARTHQUAKE RELIEF FUND


    So many kind requests from members of the boxing community from around the world, inquiring on how support can be directed to the so many needs for aid of victims the tragic earthquake which hit Mexico City and 5 others states in the country.
    The WBC wishes to recommend donations to deposit in a bank account from which Carlos slim foundation will make a 5 to 1 matching contribution (Carlos Slim Foundation will contribute $5 USD per each dollar donated).
    Carlos Slim’s contribution through his foundation ads to his exemplary support for boxing through ring TELMEX-TELCEL Foundation and is of tremendous importance in this time of urgency.
    To donate inside of Mexico:
    Banco Inbursa, S.A.
    Account: 11111111111
    Account CLABE: 036180111111111111
    Name: Carlos Slim Foundation

    Also the WBC has opened the following bank account to receive donations from around the world:
    Bank Name:
    BANCO MERCANTIL DEL NORTE, S. A.  –  BANORTE Branch # 2067
    Address:
    Av. Montevideo No. 27
    Col. Tepeyac Insurgentes
    Deleg.  Gustavo A. Madero
    México, D. F.  07020
    Teléfono: (5255) 5577-65-74
    Fax:      (5255) 5577-61-48

    Account Name: CONSEJO MUNDIAL DE BOXEO A.C.
    Address:
    Calle: RioBamba 835, Col. Lindavista, Del. Gustavo A. Madero, C.P. 07300 CDMX
    Account Nbr..:   0826381248
    Currency : US Cy. Dollars
    Swift: MENOMXMT
    Bank Code (Clabe): 072 180 00826381248 0
  2. WBC JOSÉ SULAIMÁN BOXERS FUND 2017
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                 WBC JOSÉ SULAIMÁN

                    BOXERS FUND 2017

    The WORLD BOXING COUNCIL and Nevada COMMUNITY FOUNDATION are pleased to announce the opening of the 2017 grant cycle of the WBC José Sulaimán Boxers Fund. WBC President Mauricio Sulaimán and the WBC Board of Governors proudly continues the legacy built by WBC Lifetime President (RIP) Don José Sulaimán in supporting retired boxing heroes who have fallen into hard times.
    Thanks to the continued generosity of WBC-affiliated organizations, promoters and several other generous individuals and entities, notably TELMEX TELCEL Foundation, as well as the tireless service of the Fund’s Selection Committee, the Fund has awarded approximately $620,000 to over 40 boxers in need through 4 annual funding cycles and numerous off-cycle exceptional circumstances cases. Administered by Nevada Community Foundation, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization based in Las Vegas, Nevada, the Fund will award as much as to $10,000 (U.S. dollars) per awardee during the 2017 grant cycle.
    The Fund accept applications for assistance from August 15, 2017 through September 30, 2017. Applications must include all requested supporting documentation, to be mailed or emailed to Nevada Community Foundation by September 30, 2017, in order to be considered.
    Retired professional boxers who face significant immediate financial need are encouraged to apply. For questions and assistance, please contact your local WBC federation or affiliate. Questions may also be directed to Nevada Community Foundation at:
    Jane Ramos
    Director of Operations / Finance Administrator
    Nevada Community Foundation
    410 South Rampart Blvd. Ste. 390
    Las Vegas, NV 89145
    Tel: 702-892-2326 | Fax: 702-892-8580
    jane.ramos@nevadacf.org
    Click here to download the application materials and guidelines
    GUIDELINES
    http://wbcboxing.com/downloads/NCF-WBC-Jose-Sulaiman-Boxers-Fund-Guidelines-2017.docx
    APPLICATION FORM
    http://wbcboxing.com/downloads/2017_Application_Form_English.pdf
  3. Puerto Rico Donations
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    LET`S SUPPORT PUERTO RICO


    The World Boxing Council invites you to support our Puerto Rican brothers and sisters who are going through very hard times due to the ravages and destruction of Hurricane Maria.


    The island has been declared a disaster area, as the damage has resulted in a lack of electricity, lack of potable water, shortage of gasoline, among other problems.
    Our Friend Gaby Peñagaricano has created a fund, which we can support with a donation. The WBC expresses its solidarity with this beautiful Caribbean nation and invites people to support on the following link: https://www.generosity.com/emergencies-fundraising/puerto-rico-recovery
    #FUERZAPUERTORICO
  4. Canelo vs Golovkin ITC Breakdown
  5. WBC Needs You to Help Houston
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    IT TAKES A POWERFUL TEAM TO BEAT A POWERFUL STORM

     

    President, Mauricio Sulaiman and the World Boxing Council have joined forces with the Foreman Family and ATR Sports Management to provide relief to those most effected by Hurricane Harvey. Let's Help Houston!

    It's time like this, that we come together to lend a hand to families and friends who've suffered catastrophic damage during a natural disaster. Nature knows no boundaries, no politcal affiliation, no prejudice; and neither does the WBC. We are in this together and we fight to win!

    Our prayers and thoughts are with Houston.
    Jill Diamond,  Chair, WBC Cares
    QUOTES:
    Rocky Juarez; "Houston is a strong proud city. I am the son of an immigrant and one of the most important things about Houston is that the city welcomes everyone. We all help one another in times of need. I am proud to work with the WBC, the Foreman Family,and ATR Sports to help those affected by Harvey. We will not be defeated."

    Mauricio Sulaiman, WBC President; “How fortunate we are to be able to give in times of urgency and not be the ones desperately hoping for aid to arrive, be a CHAMPION and be part of this team, let’s raise funds for Harvey victims".

    George Foreman; I'm humbled that the WBC and Rocky Juarez would include us in this initiative. Houston has taught us to be strong as a unit. Joining forces is the way to make a difference. I will continue to reach out too. The road to recovery has just begun, so every alliance in every industry is needed. Thanks to our boxing family.

    When:
    September 10th, 2017
    11:30 AM to 3:30 PM
    Where:
    Rocky's Boxing Gym
    WBC Champion Rocky Juarez, Owner
    1524 Freeman St
    Houston, Tx 77009
    USA
    What: Auction and Fundraiser to benefit the community.
    Hosted By: Memphis 10 from 93.7 the Beat and the Blessed Beats radio Show
    Needed:
    Shoes, Socks, Bedding and Pillows, Diapers, Baby Wipes, Baby Formula, Baby Food, Wheelchairs, Dog Food, Cat Food, Cat Litter, Insulin, Stethoscopes, Cell phone chargers, Femine Hygeine Products, Power Strips, Wet Wipes, Womens & Men's CLothing, Toiletries (toothpaste, tooth brushes, soap) and non perishable food items and water.
    To Donate Money:GHCF
  6. Countdown to Canelo vs. Golovkin
  7. WBC MIDYEAR CLEAN BOXING PROGRAM TESTING REPORT
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    WBC MIDYEAR CLEAN BOXING PROGRAM TESTING REPORT

     July 17, 2017 


    The WBC through the Clean Boxing Program administered by VADA has tested a total of 72 fighters in the first semester of 2017. Many of these fighters were tested multiple times during the process.

    Following is the list of tests with all negative results:
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    Following is the list of missed tests:
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    Following is the list of adverse findings:
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    Each missed test and adverse finding has been or is in the process of results management protocol.
    The WBC and VADA wish to make the following very important recommendations to all fighters and members of the boxing community
    *      WATCH THE CBP WEBINAR

    http://wbcboxing.com/WBCVADA
    http://vada-testing.org/courses/story.html
    *      ALWAYS UPDATE YOUR WEHEREABOUTS FORM ANYTIME YOU LEAVE YOUR PLACE OF RESIDENCE
    *      REMEMBER THAT YOU ARE 100% RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY SUBSTANCE TAKEN AND MANY SUPPLEMENTS MAY CONTAIN PEDS AND MANY SUPPLEMENTS ARE ALSO CONTAMINATED
  8. ITC Pound for Pound Rankings







    Photo Credit: Tom Hogan/Hogan Photos

    Pound For Pound

    1.  Andre Ward

    2.  Gennady Golovkin

    3.  Terrance Crawford


    4.  Canelo Alvarez                                                                                                             

    5.  Vasyl Lomachenko

    6.  Errol Spence


    7.  TeShinsuke Yamanaka

    8.  Keith Thurman


    9.   Naoya Inoue


    10.  Deontay Wilder/Anthony Joshua

    11.  Manny Pacquiao

    12.   Guillermo Rigondeaux

    13.  Erislandy Lara

    14.   Leo Santa Cruz

    15.   Shawn Porter
  9. Ward vs Kovalev 2 Recap
  10. Ward vs Kovalev 2 The Rematch
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