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WORLD BOXING COUNCIL NEWS

December 5, 2013 – Mexico City.

From the office of WBC President Dr. José Sulaimán:

WBC STATISTICS

WBC Cruiserweight World Championship

UIC Pavilion – Chicago, Illinois

December 6, 2013

This will be the 1,840th fight sanctioned by the WBC in its 50-year history.

WARRIORS BOXING & ULRICH KNOCKOUT PROMOTIONS PRESENT:

KRZYSZTOF “Diablo” WLODARCZYK (POLAND)

WBC Cruiserweight World Champion

Age (date of birth): 32 (September 19, 1981)

Residence: Piaseczno, Poland

Place of birth: Warsaw, Poland

Record: 48-2-1, 34 KOs

Stance: Righthanded

Total rounds: 301

World title fights: 9 (7-1-1)

Manager: Andrew Wasilewski

Promoter: Warriors Promotions

GIACOBBE “Bambino” FRAGOMENI (ITALY)

Ranked WBC No.1 at Cruiserweight – Mandatory Challenger

Age (date of birth): 44 (August 13, 1969)

Residence: Milan, Italy

Place of birth: Milan, Italy

Record: 31-3-2, 12 KOs

Stance: Righthanded

Total rounds: 269

World title fights: 6 (3-1-2)

Manager: Christian Cherchi

Promoter: OPI 2000

WBC CRUISERWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPIONS

1. Marvin Camel (US) 1980

2. Carlos de Leon (P. Rico) 1980 – 1982

3. S.T. Gordon (US) 1982 – 1983

4. Carlos de Leon (P. Rico) * 1983 – 1985

5. Alfonzo Ratliff (US) 1985

6. Bernard Benton (US) 1985 – 1986

7. Carlos de Leon (P. Rico) * 1986 – 1988

8. Evander Holyfield (US) 1988

9. Carlos de Leon (P. Rico) * 1989 – 1990

10. Massimiliano Duran (Italy) 1990 – 1991

11. Anaclet Wamba (Fra) 1991 – 1995

12. Marcelo Dominguez (Arg) 1995 – 1998

13. Juan Carlos Gomez (Cuba-Ger) 1998 – 2002

14. Wayne Braithwaite (Guyana) 2002 – 2005

15. Jean-Marc Mormeck (France) 2007

16. O’Neil Bell (US) 2006 – 2007

17. Jean Marc Mormeck (France)* 2007

18. David Haye (GB) 2007 – 2008

19. Giacobbe Fragomeni (Italy) 2008 – 2009

20. Zsolt Erdei (Hungary) 2008 – 2010

21. Krzystof Wlodarczyk (Poland) 2010 -

* Regained

GENERAL INFORMATION ON THE CRUISERWEIGHT DIVISION IN THE HISTORY OF THE WBC

17 world champions have been recognized by the WBC, two of whom have regained the title: Carlos de Leon (Puerto Rico): three times; Jean Marc Mormeck (France): one time.

75 cruiserweight world title bouts have been held in the history of the WBC.

This will be the 22nd cruiserweight world title fight in the United States in the history of the WBC.

WBC STATISTICS

WBC Flyweight World Championship

Kokugikan – Tokyo, Japan

December 6, 2013

This will be 1,841st fight sanctioned by the WBC in its 50-year history.

TEIKEN PROMOTIONS PRESENTS:

YAEGASHI vs. SOSA

AKIRA YAEGASHI (JAPAN)

WBC Flyweight World Champion

Age (date of birth): 30 (February 25, 1983)

Residence: Yokohama, Japan

Place of birth: Kikatami, Japan

Record: 18-3, 9 KOs

Stance: Righthanded

Total rounds: 166

World title fights: 4 (3-1-0)

Manager: Akihiko Honda

Promoter: Teiken Promotions

EDGAR SOSA (México)

Ranked WBC No. 1 at Flyweight – Mandatory Challenger

Age (date of birth): 34 (August 23, 1979)

Residence: México City, D.F., México

Place of birth: México City, D.F., México

Record: 49-7, 29 KOs

Stance: Righthanded

Total rounds: 413

World title fights: 12 (10-2)

Manager: Jose Luis Camarillo

Promoter: Zanfer Promotions

WBC FLYWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPIONS

1. Pone Kingpetch (Tha) 1963

2. Hiroyuki Ebihara (Jap) 1963 – 1964

3. Pone Kingpetch (Tha) * 1964 – 1965

4. Salvatore Burruni (Italy) 1965 – 1966

5. Walter McGowan (GB) 1966

6. Chartchai Chionoi (Tha) 1966 – 1969

7. Efren Torres (Mex) 1969 – 1970

8. Chartchai Chionoi (Tha) * 1970

9. Erbito Salavarria (Phil) 1970 – 1971

10. Betulio Gonzalez (Ven) 1972

11. Venice Borkorsor (Tha) 1972 – 1973

12. Betulio Gonzalez (Ven) * 1973 – 1974

13. Shoji Oguma (Jap) 1974 – 1975

14. Miguel Canto (Mex) 1975 – 1979

15. Chan-Hee Park (Kor) 1979 – 1980

16. Shoji Oguma (Japan) * 1980 – 1981

17. Antonio Avelar (Mex) 1981 – 1982

18. Prudencio Cardona (Col) 1982

19. Freddie Castillo (Mex) 1982

20. Eleoncio Mercedes (Dom R.) 1982 – 1983

21. Charlie Magri (GB) 1983

22. Frank Cedeño (Phil) 1983 – 1984

23. Koji Kobayashi (Jap) 1984

24. Gabriel Bernal (Mex) 1984

25. Sot Chitalada (Tha) 1984 – 1988

26. Yong-Kang Kim (Kor) 1988 – 1989

27. Sot Chitalada (Thai) * 1989 – 1991

28. Muangchai Kittikasem (Tha) 1991 – 1992

29. Yuri Arbachakov (Russia) 1992 – 1996

30. Chatchai Sasakul (Tha) 1997 – 1998

31. Manny Pacquiao (Phil) 1998 – 1999

32. Medgoen Singsurat (Tha) 1999 – 2000

33. Malcolm Tunacao (Phil) 2000 – 2001

34. Pongsaklek Wonjongkam (Tha) 2001 – 2007

35. Jorge Arce (Mexico) Interim 2005 – 2006

36. Daisuke Naito (Japan) 2007 – 2009

37. Pongsaklek Wonjongkam (Tha) Int.* 2009

38. Koki Kameda (Japan) 2009 – 2010

39. Pongsaklek Wonjongkam (Thai) * 2010 – 2012

40. Sonny Boy Jaro (Phil) 2012

41. Toshiyuki Igarashi (Japan) 2012 – 2013

42. Akira Yaegashi (Japan) 2013 –

*Regained

GENERAL INFORMATION ON THE FLYWEIGHT DIVISION IN THE HISTORY OF THE WBC

35 world champions have been recognized by the WBC, of whom only five have regained the title: Pone Kingpetch (Thailand), Chartchai Chionoi (Thailand),

Betulio Gonzalez (Venezuela), Shoji Oguma (Japan), Sot Chitalada (Thai), Pongsaklek Wonjongkam (Thai): two times.

WBC STATISTICS

WBC Super Middleweight World Championship

Barclays Center – Brooklyn, New York

December 7, 2013

This will be the 1,842nd fight sanctioned by the WBC in its 50-year history.

GOLDEN BOY PROMOTIONS PRESENTS:

BIKA vs. DIRRELL

SAKIO “The Scorpion” BIKA (CAMEROON)

WBC Super Middleweight World Champion

Age (date of birth): 34 (April 18, 1979)

Residence: Sydney, Australia

Place of birth: Douala, Cameroon

Record: 32-5-2, 21 KOs

Stance: Righthanded

Total rounds: 225

World title fights: 4 (1-2-1)

Manager: Al Haymon

Promoter: Golden Boy Promotions

ANTHONY “The Dog” DIRRELL (US)

Ranked WBC No. 8 at Super Middleweight – Mandatory Challenger

Age (date of birth): 29 (October 14, 1984)

Place of birth: Flint, Michigan

Residence: Flint, Michigan

Record: 26-0, 22 KOs

Stance: Righthanded

Total Rounds: 71

Manager: Al Haymon

WBC SUPER MIDDLEWEIGHT CHAMPIONS

1. Ray Leonard (US) 1988 – 1990

2. Mauro Galvano (Italy) 1990 – 1992

3. Nigel Benn (GB) 1992 – 1996

4. Thulane Malinga (S. Afr) 1996

5. Vincenzo Nardiello (Ita) 1996

6. Robin Reid (GB) 1996 – 1997

7. Thulane Malinga (S. Afr) * 1997 – 1998

8. Richie Woodhall (GB) 1998 – 1999

9. Markus Beyer (Germany) 1999 – 2000

10. Glenn Catley (GB) 2000

11. Dingaan Thobela (S. Afr) 2000

12. Dave Hilton (Can) 2000

13. Eric Lucas (Can) 2001 – 2003

14. Markus Beyer (Germany) * 2003 – 2004

15. Danny Green (Australia) Interim 2003 – 2005

16. Cristian Sanavia (Italy) 2004

17. Markus Beyer (Germany) * 2004 – 2006

18. Mikkel Kessler (Den) 2006 – 2007

19. Joe Calzaghe (GB) 2007

20. Carl Froch (GB) 2008 – 2010

21. Mikkel Kessler (Den) * (Emeritus) 2010

22. Carl Froch (GB) * 2010 – 2011

23. Andre Ward (US) 2011 – 2012

24. Sakio Bika (Cameroon) 2013

* Regained

GENERAL INFORMATION ON THE SUPER MIDDLEWEIGHT DIVISION IN WBC HISTORY

19 world champions have been recognized by the WBC, of whom only three have regained the title: Markus Beyer (Germany), Thulane Malinga (S. Africa), Carl Froch (GB).

72 super middleweight world title bouts have been held in the history of the WBC.

WBC Statistics by Luis Medina.