The Future of Women’s Boxing Might Be Men
WBC INTERNATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP
WBC FANS: LETTERS AND PICTURES
Welcome by the President
History & Founding Fathers
Constitution, Rules and Regulations
Accomplishments that have Changed the World of Boxing
Hall of Fame
Championship Fights Statistics
WBC female news
WORLD BOXING COUNCIL FEMALE DIVISION
CLARIFCATIONS OF THE CHAMPIONSHIP RULES
1. Open Scoring announcements: 10 round female bouts: announced after the 4th and 7th rounds; 8 round female bouts: announced after the 4th round only.
2. Boxers accepting a match for a WBC Championship, cannot accept an intervening match within 60 days of the WBC Championship match.
3. No WBC Champion will accept any match that is not also WBC defense of their title – there shall not be any non WBC title matches involving our Champions.
4. WBC Champions shall only be permitted to hold a championship in one division, and shall defend their title in every match.
Ed Pearson, Executive Secretary
Galina Koleva Ivanova
THE NEW WBC WORLD BANTAMWEIGHT CHAMPION
The Future of Women’s Boxing Might Be Men
photo:Juan Carlos Manzano
This is the ticket, as I see it, good men’s fights and good women’s fights sharing a good venue. The same crowd that cheered Sosa, cheered Mia – and next time – they won’t be coming to see a women’s fight – they’ll be coming to see Boxeo.
Christy Martin Takes on Valerie Mahfood.
July 18th, 2008
An Interview with the lady of Woman’s Boxing:
Jill: How are you preparing for this match?
Christy: I am working very hard, because Valerie is always in great shape and is a very tough opponent for me. I am doing a lot of sprints and making sure to bring my punch output up. I will have to throw combinations to beat Mafhood.
Jill: What is your opinion of your opponent?
Christy: I think this will be the toughest fight of my career, except the Ali fight.
Jill: What does fighting for the NABF Belt mean to you?
Christy: I am very excited to be fighting for the NABF Belt. This will actually be my first title fight and I just feel like I can’t be denied winning this title. I have such great respect for everyone involved with the NABF, that makes me want to be their champion even more.
WBC President Jose Sulaiman & Christy Martin
(Can you name the year and people in the poster?)
Jill: Is there anything about yourself you’d like to share with your fans?
Christy: I feel that I am stronger and faster than ever, so the last few fights of my career I am going to put it all on the line. I want to end my career with a BANG and leave a lasting impression on the fans.
Jill: Who is on your Team?
Christy: JIM—-Jim Martin, husband, manager, trainer Jim Waldrop, cutman, second Jimmy Maloney sparring partner, will be in corner also
ALSO ON THE CARD:
June: Canastota N.Y., Hall of Fame trainer Angelo Dundee announced the return of Hector “Macho” Camacho. Houston’s Reliant Arena will host the 12 round title bout between the Macho Man (78-5-2) and Perry “The Punisher” Ballard (20-1, 15 KO’s) on July 18.
Please contact John English @ 713 254 4298 to schedule interviews and appearances with the promoter and participants of the Return of the Legends championship boxing and MMA extravaganza, July 18 at Reliant Arena.
Ken Norton “KNOCKOUT” Birthday Bash
Friday August 8, 2008, 6:30 pm, Black Tie Dinner, Hamilton’s, 110 North East. Dinner, Silent Auction, and Entertainment.
Saturday August 9, 2008. Parade assembly at 10:00 am, JHS Bowl and continuing South on Church Street to the Gazebo at Community Park. Mayor Ron Tendick will do Proclamation, Honorary Street Sign, and Statue Placement.
Guest that have confirmed by signed return fax
Rated as the hardest puncher in heavyweight history.
American Singer, record producer, and former WBA World Heavyweight Boxing Champion. Terrell is the older brother of the Supremes’s early 1970’s Lead Singer Jean Terrell.
Retired Professional Heavyweight Boxer
Some of his notable opponents include Ken Norton, Gerry Coetzee, Leon Spinks, Greg page, Frank Bruno, George Foreman, Mike Weaver, and Larry Holmes. Ledoux has sparred with Mike Tyson, and Lennox Lewis.
American prizefighter who was twice recognized as Heavyweight Champion Of The World.
Hector “Macho” Camacho
Eight Time World Boxing Champion.
Howard Davis Jr.
Won the Olympic gold medal in the lightweight division in Montreal, Canada. Davis was also named the Outstanding Boxer of the 1976 Olympics and given the Val Barker Trophy.
USBA Middleweight Championship.
NABF Women’s Division Chair, a member of the WBC Championship Committee, and the World Boxing Cares Chair.
Former British boxer, and Male Model who later went into acting.
Actor, Amateur boxer, Martial Artist, Celebrity Bodyguard, Stuntman, and former president of the New York Chapter of the Hells Angels.
Carol has been nominated for 10 Major Music Awards: Emmy’s. Grammy’s, Golden Globes, and Two Oscars.
Lead Singer of the Miracles
“Kathy Anderson” from the classic “Father Knows Best”
Molly Webber-The Brady Bunch
Huggy Bear in the 1970’s television series “Starsky and Hutch”.
Retired Boxers Foundation
Autograph Show Saturday 3-5:30pm at the Bruner Fitness Center Concourse
Evening Concert with Celebrity Guests 6-10pm (Pending)
Proceeds to Benefit………………………….
Pathway Services Unlimited, Inc.
Pathway provides programs and services for children & adults with developmental disabilities
The Retired Boxers Foundation
The mission of the Retired Boxers Foundation is to assist retired professional boxers in the transition from their glorious days in the ring to a dignified retirement.
Date: June 21, 2008
City: San Vicente Chicoloapan, Estado de Mexico.
Zulina “La Loba” Munoz
Contenders: Zulina Muñoz, 118. San Vicnete Chicoloapan, Edo. Mex.
(former NABF Bantam Champion)
Maria Elena Villalobos, 118,
Zulina Muñoz is the new INTERNATIONAL Female Bantamweight champion, winning by unanimous decision, in a great fight between two great female boxers. – – Luis Medina
For Immediate Release
The World Boxing Council (WBC)
And To Expand
Coverage of the Sport of Boxing
The WBC, headquartered in Mexico City, is the largest and most prestigious sanctioning body in the boxing industry. With affiliations in 161 countries and associations with 9 Continental Boxing Federations, the WBC is the leading institution in the World of Boxing. They have initiated changes and reforms that have lead to unprecedented levels of safety, fairness, medical research, the fight against drugs, opportunities for boxers and decisive leadership against apartheid for human equality for the betterment of boxing.
Initiatives are focused in the following areas:
• Web casting WBC events, such as “WBC Cares” on HombreTV.com
• Live boxing events
• Original programming: boxing events, boxing-related subjects such as current champions, boxing legends, retired boxers and general interest stories
• Amateur boxing events
• Positive opportunities for boxers and health and medical help
Jose Sulaiman, President of the WBC said: “We are in the HombreTV Corner and have always supported the work that Alex Ramos has done to benefit boxers all over the world. We confirm our support for the positive efforts HombreTV.com will be bringing to the sport of boxing and we look forward to working with them.”
Alex “The Bronx Bomber” Ramos, Director of the HombreTV Special Committee for Boxing, and the Founder of the Retired Boxer’s Foundation said, “We are pleased to be working closely with the WBC, who has an outstanding and well-documented history of supporting boxers for the betterment of the sport. HombreTV supports the work of the WBC and will help promote its message to boxing fans around the world.”
About The World Boxing Council
Headquartered in Mexico City, the WBC is the largest and most prestigious sanctioning body in the boxing industry. With affiliations in 161 countries and associations with 9 Continental Boxing Federations, the WBC is the leading institution in the World of Boxing. The WBC is committed to promoting uniformity, safety and fair competition at all boxing events.
For more information about the WBC, please visit: www.wbcboxing.com.
HombreTV.com is the first inter-active bi-lingual platform for Hispanic men featuring a wide-range of culturally relevant entertaining, informative and inspirational programming dedicated to serving the needs of the bi-lingual Hispanic male. Programming will feature a unique blend of original programming, exclusive boxing events, reality shows, how-to shows, contests, concerts, comedy and will also function as a user-generated platform for in-coming videos. In addition, HombreTV is developing a social networking platform that will give Hispanic men the opportunity to network at its Web site. HombreTV.com will also be offering a companion Video On Demand (VOD) service.
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