The World Boxing Council brought in CBP following more and more cases of professional fighters testing positive for performance enhancing substances.
Boxing unlike other professional sports perhaps carries the greatest risk of all to an athlete’s health for obvious reasons.
So when those found are cheating that could result in serious injury of another athlete – punishments should be accordingly severe.
In an ideal world of course.
The WBC have taken their own steps with the help of VADA (Voluntary Anti-Doping Agency) which essentially looks to randomly test every one of their champions and top 15 rated fighters per division year round.
Today the WBC have released the following update:
The list of boxers per division who have been removed from the WBC ratings throughout the history of the program for failure to enroll in the WBC CBP follows:
Fighters with * were removed from the ratings and reentered the rankings after successfully enrolling in the CBP with VADA.
Jean Pascal *
David Brophy *
Willie Monroe, Jr.*
Vanes Martirosyan *
Amir Khan *
Bradley Skeete *
Martin Joseph Ward
Mark John Yap*
Brian Viloria *
Angel Acosta *
Lito Dante *
Simphiwe Khonco *
Julio Mendoza *