Following last weekend's world title action, we have updated our professional boxing world champions list. The main movers last weekend were Scotland's Ricky Burns who captured the WBA (Regular) world super-lightweight title by stopping Italian Michelle Di Rocco, and also Liverpool's Tony Bellew - who won the WBC crusierweight title by knocking out Illunga Makabu at Goodison Park in front…
FBI On The Hunt For Stolen Hall Of Fame World Title Belts
Six belts in total have gone missing from the International Boxing Hall of Hame in New York
The belts in question were won by legendary warriors Carmen Basillio (four) and Tony Zale (two). It is understood that there has not been a monetary value placed on the items at this point in time.
This shocking boxing theft story first cropped up late last week, but it has now been reported that the FBI in the States have been brought into the hunt to track them down, following the initial break in that took place last Thursday.
Two champions who won the belts are now deceased, with the story sparking widespread outrage in the boxing community.
It is understood that a specialist division in the FBI has been drafted in specifically for the case.