By Mauricio Sulaiman
WBC President – Jose Sulaiman’s son
One of those plans which were in my father’s notes will now be a reality. I must thank Stephan Pryor, son of legendary champion Aaron “The Hawk” Pryor, for bringing the concept and idea back. To award boxing trainer who crowns a WBC champion with a belt.
The WBC designed and developed a special belt, inspired in the traditional towel worn at all times by boxing trainers.
Starting in May, the WBC will present this sensational awards of honor. So many great trainers who worked side by side and created great careers for legendary champions will remain the inspiration for this new concept, some of them:
Charley Goldman, trainer of Rocky Marciano, Jack Blackburn, trainer of Joe Louis, Cus D”Amato, trainer of Mike Tyson, Jackie McCoy, Amílcar Brusa, trainer of Carlos Monzón among other great champions; Ray Arcel trainer of Roberto Duran, Gil Clancy Emile Griffith’s trainer, Don Pancho Rosales, trainer of Raul “Raton” Macias, Angelo Dundee, trainer of Muhammad Ali, Sugar Ray Leonard, and other big names; Emanuel Steward, trainer of Tommy Hearns and other big champions of the legendary Kronk Gym, Arturo “Cuyo” Hernández, trainer of great Mexican champions, like Carlos Zarate, Ruben “Puas” Olivares, Lupe Piontor among others. Continue reading “The 12th Round: New WBC Trainer’s Belts + Complete Division-By-Division Updates”
By Mauricio Sulaiman WBC President – Jose Sulaiman’s son One of those plans which were in my father’s notes will now be a reality. I must thank Stephan Pryor, son…
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