WBC President José Sulaimán has scheduled a meeting of the WBC Board of Governors on June 8 and 9. The main topic to discuss will be the first Boxing World Cup, where the champions of the 10 Continental Federations will fight. The international champions of all confederations will take part in the following weight divisions: flyweight, bantamweight, featherweight, lightweight, super lightweight, welterweight, middleweight and heavyweight.
This meeting will be attended by the presidents of the following Continental Federations: African Boxing Union (ABU), Asian Boxing Council (ABCO), British Boxing Board Of Control (BBB of C), Caribbean Boxing Federation (CABOFE), Central American Boxing Federation (FECARBOX), CIS & Slovenian Boxing Bureau (CISBB), European Boxing Union (EBU), North American Boxing Federation (NABF), Oriental & Pacific Boxing Federation (OPBF) and the South American Boxing Federation (FESUBOX).
The organization of the Boxing World Cup is one of the events in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the WBC.