The WBC is now the official boxing federation in Ukraine
The World Boxing Council is included in the list of International Sports Federations recognized by Ukraine; with a special order signed by the Minister of Youth and Sports Ihor Zhdanov.
Alina Shaternikova, vice president of the Professional Boxing League of Ukraine, announced the news through her social networks.
The WBC has had a close relationship with Ukraine, via Vitali Klitschko, Oleksander Usyk, Viktor Postol, Vasyl Lomachenko and Oleksndr Gvozdyk.
Last year’s WBC Convention was held in Kiev, Ukraine, for the first time in history. Wladimir Klitschko received a special belt for his contribution to the development of professional boxing. Lennox Lewis, Evander Holyfield, Oscar de la Hoya, Shawn Porter, Humberto “Chiquita” Gónzález, Julio César Chávez and many more champions were present at this historic event.
The WBC and its President Mauricio Sulaiman, appreciate inclusion on this important list of Sports Federations recognized by this great nation.