WBC reveal fighters who declined Clean Boxing Program, confirm Povetkin appeal will be evaluated

The WBC keeps working very hard with the Clean Boxing Program. This is our top priority, and once again I would like to thank and praise Dr. Margaret Goodman and her team at VADA for their dedication and passion to partner with the WBC in making the CBP a reality.

I am happy and honored to present the report of the three months of activity in 2017. I want to thank the many persons who have joined this journey for safe boxing: promoters, managers, trainers, media, fans, and most importability the boxers and their families. Let’s keep moving forward and keep sharing information to make our sport as safe as possible.

The WBC is proud to present the results of the first three months of activity of the CBP in 2017.

28 fighters have been tested out of competition with random selection: Jermell Charlo – Andre Dirrell – Matt Korobov – Constantin Bejenaru – Ivan Baranchyk – Cletus Seldin – Gerald Washington – Erickson Lubin – Andrzej Fonfara – Paulie Malignaggi – Lucian Bute – Eleider Alvarez – Chris Algieri – Peter Quillin – Cesar Juarez – Oscar Valdez – Tevin Farmer – Sergey Kovalev – Edgar Jimenez – Rogelio Medina – Victor Mendez – Andrzej Wawrzyk – Deontay Wilder – Alexander Povetkin – Nawaphon Kaikhana – Deontay Wilder – Canelo Alvarez – Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.

*Some Boxers have been tested multiple times

Collection of tests has been performed in 11 countries, and in some cases, multiple states in a country: Poland – Canada – Mexico – United States – Thailand – France – Germany – Bulgaria – Denmark – Australia – United Kingdom.

Six fights have contracted services of VADA for Antidoping Services: Deontay Wilder vs. Gerald Washington / Canelo Alvarez vs. Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. / Gennady Golovkin vs. Daniel Jacobs / Deontay Wilder vs. Andrzej Wawrzyk / Roman Gonzalez vs. Srisaket Sor Rungvisai / Eleider Alvarez vs. Lucian Bute.

19 Fighters have been taken out of the WBC ratings for declining enrollment in the CBP. Some fighters who were removed from the ratings did eventually enroll, so they are not listed in this section:
David Haye – David Price – Erkan Teper – Daquan Arnett – Michel Soro – Rances Barthelemy – Felix Verdejo – Emiliano Marsili – Yuriorkis Gamboa – Hairon Socarras – Edivaldo Ortega – Emmanuel Navarrete – Gideon Buthelezi – Brian Viloria – Moises Calleros – Javier Mendoza – Angel Acosta – Janiel Rivera – Carlos Buitrago.

The WBC has made the official ruling of the adverse findings for the following cases: Alexander Povetkin – Povetkin has presented an appeal which will be evaluated in the near future; Cletus Seldin – Lucas Brown.

The WBC is in the final stages of processing and releasing the official rulings of the following cases: Andrzej Wawrzyk – Suriyan Kaikanha (Suriyan Sor Rungvisai)