Who is the current WBC heavyweight mandatory?

Dillian Whyte
Dillian Whyte once again holds the WBC’s interim title, which makes him the mandatory challenger for the Wilder-Fury rematch winner. Heavyweight contender Dillian Whyte has been reinstated as the mandatory challenger for the WBC title, the sanctioning body announced Wednesday.

What is WBC heavyweight title?

Heavyweight champion as recognized by the World Boxing Council. The maximum weight for this division is unlimited (200+ lbs, 90.9+ kg, 14 stone 4 lbs+). One of the traditional eight divisions.

What is a WBC Diamond champion?

In September 2009, the WBC created its new “Diamond Championship” belt. This belt was created as an honorary championship exclusively to award the winner of a historic fight between two high-profile and elite boxers.

What is WBC interim heavyweight champion?

Brixton-hailing Whyte currently holds the WBC interim title after knocking out Alexander Povetkin at a rematch last March. Fury, meanwhile, secured his belt when he knocked out Deontay Wilder back in October.

Who is the No 1 ranked heavyweight boxer?

Tyson Fury
1. Tyson Fury (32-0-1)

Is Dillian Whyte the WBC mandatory?

Whyte will now enforce a mandatory title fight against Fury to be scheduled for next year, despite an ongoing arbitration between the Brixton man and the WBC.

How much does a WBC champion make?

Basically, considering all the categories and federations, the average salary of world champions per fight is between two and five million dollars.

How many WBC belts does Mayweather have?

Holds the record for most world titles held simultaneously (5; WBC, WBA, WBO Welterweight Titles and WBA, WBC Super Welterweight Titles). Shares the record for most world titles won (11; Evander Holyfield).

What is the difference between interim champion and champion?

The interim championship belt was originally created by UFC for current belt holders who were unable to defend their title due contract disputes, injuries or other reasons. With the creation of the interim belt, the current champion is given time to come back while not having to vacate their title.

Who is the WBC lightweight champion?

Lightweight (135 lb/61.2 kg)

WBA WBC The Ring
Devin Haney Super champion 28–0 (15 KO) June 4, 2022 Devin Haney 28–0 (15 KO) October 23, 2019 Devin Haney 28–0 (15 KO) June 4, 2022
Gervonta Davis Regular champion 27–0 (25 KO) December 28, 2019