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WORLD BOXING COUNCIL NEWS

September 7, 2012 – Mexico City.

From the office of WBC President Dr. José Sulaimán:

WBC STATISTICS

WBC Interim Super Lightweight World Championship

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino – Las Vegas, Nevada

September 8, 2012

This will be the 1, 791st fight sanctioned by the WBC in its 49-year history.

GOLDEN BOY PROMOTIONS AND DiBELLA ENTERTAINMENT PRESENT:

OLUSEGUN “The Gun” AJOSE (NIGERIA)

Ranked WBC No. 1 at super lightweight

Age, date of birth: 32 (12-6-79)

Residence: New York, New York

Birthplace: Lagos, Nigeria

Record: 30-0, 14 KOs

Height: 5’7”

Stance: Lefthanded

Total rounds: 177

WBC-affiliated titles held: BBB of C, British Commonwealth, African Boxing Union

Advisor: Damian Ramirez

Trainer: Joe Mensah

Promoter: Lou DiBella

LUCAS MATTHYSSE (ARGENTINA)

Ranked WBC No. 2 at super lightweight

Age: 29 (9-27-82)

Residence: Junin, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Birthplace: Trelew, Chubut, Argentina

Record: 31-2, 1 ND, 29 KOs

Height: 5’9”

Stance: Righthanded

Total rounds: 115

Manager: Mario Arano

Trainer: Luis Barrera

Promoter: Golden Boy Promotions

WBC SUPER LIGHTWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPIONS

1. Roberto Cruz (Phil) 1963

2. Eddie Perkins (US) 1963 – 1965

3. Carlos Hernandez (Ven) 1965 – 1966

4. Sandro Lopopolo (Ita) 1966 – 1967

5. Paul Fuji (US) 1967 – 1968

6. Pedro Adigue (Phil) 1968 – 1970

7. Bruno Arcari (Italy) 1970 – 1974

8. Pedro Fernández (Spain) 1974 – 1975

9. Saensak Muangsurin (Thail) 1975 – 1976

10. Miguel Velazquez (Spain) 1976

11. Saensak Muangsurin (Thail) * 1976 – 1978

12. Sang-Hyun Kim (Korea) 1978 – 1980

13. Saoul Mamby (US) 1980 – 1982

14. Leroy Haley (US) 1982 – 1983

15. Bruce Curry (US) 1983 – 1984

16. Bill Costello (US) 1984 – 1985

17. Lonnie Smith (US) 1985 – 1986

18. Rene Arredondo (Mexico) 1986

19. Tsuyoshi Hamada (Japan) 1986 – 1987

20. Rene Arredondo (México) * 1987

21. Roger Mayweather (US) 1987 – 1989

22. Julio Cesar Chavez (Mex) 1989 – 1994

23. Frankie Randall (US) 1994

24. Julio Cesar Chavez (Mex) * 1994 – 1996

25. Oscar De La Hoya (US-Mex) 1996 – 1997

26. Konstantin Tszyu (Australia) 1998 – 2003

27. Arturo Gatti (Canada) 2004 – 2005

28. Floyd Mayweather (US) 2005

29. Junior Witter (GB) 2006 – 2008

30. Timothy Bradley Jr. (US) 2008 – 2009

31. Devon Alexander (US) 2009 – 2011

32. Timothy Bradley Jr. (US) * 2011

33. Erik Morales (Mexico) 2011 – 2012

34. Danny Garcia 2012

* Regained

GENERAL INFORMATION ON THE SUPER LIGHTWEIGHT DIVISION IN WBC HISTORY.

30 world champions have been recognized by the WBC, four of whom have regained the title: Saensak Muangsurin (Thailand), Rene Arredondo (Mexico), Julio Cesar Chavez (Mexico), Timothy Bradley Jr. (US).

111 super lightweight world title bouts have been held in WBC history.

This will be the 57th super lightweight world title fight in the United States in WBC history.

WORLD SUPER LIGHTWEIGHT TITLE BOUTS BY COUNTRY IN WBC HISTORY

USA 56

Italy 12

Japan 10

Mexico 6

Thailand 5

Spain 4

England 4

Korea 3

Venezuela 2

Philippines 2

Jamaica 2

Australia 1

Nigeria 1

Indonesia 1

Denmark 1

Canada 1

Total fights: 111

WBC TITLE BOUTS HELD IN NEVADA

282 world title bouts have been held in Nevada in WBC history.

26 world title fights have been in the super lightweight division.

39 world title bouts have been in the heavyweight division, the highest of all.

BREAKDOWN BY DIVISION:

Heavy 39

Super feather 32

Welter 31

Light 28

Super welter 26

Super light 26

Middle 24

Super bantam 14

Feather 11

Light heavy 11

Light fly 10

Cruiser 8

Straw 8

Bantam 7

Fly 3

Super middle 2

Super fly 2

Total Bouts 282

WBC Statistics by Luis Medina.