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Boxing News – Updates 29th June – For: WBC will begin a good faith campaign, Wlodarczyk vs Palacios II, Clash of the Titans, Olympic style drug testing, Povetkin will not fight July 14
WBC will begin a good faith campaign - The president of the WBC Jose Sulaiman regret the current situation boxing is going through where champions have been involved with drug problems, power disputes between promoters and unacceptable behavior outside the ring. Due to these facts, the WBC will begin a campaign of good faith where it will try to make boxers, promoters and managers changer their minds on their behaviors to change the image of boxing in the world, for this, it will be proposed a fund for every boxer where there will be saved a little percentage of their incomes so they can have a good life after they retire from boxing.
Wlodarczyk vs Palacios II could be in September – Polish, WBC cruiserweight champion, Krzysztof Wlodarczyk will defend his crown against Puerto Rican Francisco “Wizard” Palacios, in a rematch that was ordered by the WBC and to be held on September 22nd in Poland. – The first fight was in April 2nd , 2011, where the local Wlodarczyk won a split decision victory in a controversial decision, the scores of the judges were 116-113 and 118-112 for the polish and 115-113 for the Puerto Rican.
Wlodarczyk has a record of 46-2-1, 33 KO’s, while Palacios is 21-1, 13 KO’s.
“Clash of the Titans,” Saturday in Lodz (Poland)- will be featuring fights of Roy Jones Jr vs. Pawel Glazewski, Jameel McCline vs. Artur Szpilka and Nate Campbell vs. Krzysztof Szot, will be available worldwide, outside Poland on www.boks.ipla.tv
Olympic style drug testing – WBO Super Bantamweight champion Nonito Donaire made news when he agreed to be the first professional boxer to undergo year round random Olympic style drug testing that will be administered by VADA (Voluntary Anti-Drug Association). – Most fighters now days have made random drug testing a prerequisite in order for a fight with them and an opponent to be possible. Donaire talking on BoxingScene’s official radio show The Boxing Lab, said: (about his opponents) – “Regardless if they do test positive, I will put my life and my waiver that I will fight that guy. And I will prove to the world that I’m still better even though that guy is on it. I mean to me, they’re not mandated to do a drug testing but I invite them to do it and I hope they do” – “For me I’m doing it because I owe it to my fans. That they’re supporting a guy who grew up being pushed down and let them know I made it happen because I work hard. I believe in myself and that anybody can make it happen if they work hard and be honest and do it the right way”. stated the Filipino Flash.
Povetkin will not fight July 14 - World Boxing Association (WBA) Heavyweight Champion Alexander Povetkin will not be able to defend his title on July 14 in Hamburg. The fight night at the Alsterdorfer Sporthalle has been called off due to an injury sustained by the challenger Hasim Rahman. The number one WBA ranked heavyweight needed an operation to remove a cyst on his right hand and therefore is not able to fight Povetkin. To find a fitting replacement for a Heavyweight title shot in such a short space of time is unrealistic.
Polish WBC cruiserweight champion, Krzysztof “Diablo” Wlodarczyk says he is looking forward to soundly beating up Australian challenger, Danny Green on the 30th November at the Challenge Stadium, Mt Claremont, in Western Australia.
Wlodarczyk was talking during a visit to the Warsaw Zoo in Poland. “Diablo” said that he was very impressed with the speed of the Kangaroo – I think Green will run just as fast when he feels the power of my punches”.
“Danny Green is a good boxer, but cruiserweight is not for him and he will realize that when he crosses gloves with me in the ring – There is only one Polish Boxing Champion and I will take the belt with me back home”.