World Boxing Council WBC has introduced new rules for the weigh-in for boxers that will be required for title fights, writes Allboxing.
In order to protect the health of boxers in the WBC wants to introduce a system of weighbridges, including weigh-in the day of battle, on which the weight of the boxers shall not exceed the limit of the weight category of more than 10%.
Now the mandatory weigh-in held 30 and 7 days before the fight, where the weight of the boxers shall not exceed the limit of 10% and 3%, respectively. To them it is planned to add weigh up to 14 days with a limit of 5%, and weighing in the day, in the locker room of the arena, where a battle, in which the weight of the boxers renewed must not exceed 10% of the agreed in the contract for the fight.
As previously reported Znayu international Boxing Federation (IBF) will re-allocate the fees in championship fights.
IBF will re-allocate the fees in championship fights
Writes Allboxing, IBF has amended the rules of distribution of fees between the champion and the mandatory Challenger in cases where parties cannot independently reach an agreement.
Previously, the prize Fund was divided between the champion and the mandatory Challenger in the ratio of 75%/25% regardless of the position of the applicant in the ranking.
Now the champion will receive 65% of the Fund if the applicant occupies in the ranking of first or second place, and 85% of the Fund, if the defense held against the applicant in the rating no higher than third place.
This ratio is not strictly fixed, IBF will be able to change it at the request of one of the parties. Such a change must be approved by a majority of votes of the members of the Board of Directors of the organization.
As reported by the portal Znayu became known, when Oleksandr Usyk will defend the titles.