#repost @wbcboxing —>Evander Holyfield’s The Real Deal Boxing has announced a World Boxing Council Welterweight Tournamentover three spectacular events in 2018 at a site to be determined.
The inaugural three-round, eight-man, single-elimination international tournament, the ‘Jose Sulaiman World Invitational” is open to all world-class boxers who may qualify for a ranking in the top 40 by the WBC in the welterweight division.
The application for fighters may be downloaded at www.therealdealboxing.com, or can be requested by sending an email to email@example.com. The deadline to apply will be January 12, 2018 and only completed applications will be accepted.
The tournament will be a bracket-style tournament with the seeding for first-round matchups determined by the WBC ratings committee and an interactive polling of the fans.
Each fighter in round 1 will receive a purse of $15,000.00 (US), with the winner of each bout receiving a victory bonus of $7,500.00 (US). Each fighter in round 2 will receive a purse of $30,000.00 (US), with the winner of each bout receiving a victory bonus of $15,000.00 (US). Each fighter in round 3 (finals) will receive a purse of $75,000.00 (US), with the winner receiving a $25,000.00 (US) victory bonus. **all bouts in the first two rounds of the tournament will be 10-rounds; in case of a draw, the contestants should be ready to go to an immediate 11th round. “The welterweight division is among the hottest divisions in boxing and the WBC is the very best organization in boxing to work with on this unique and fan-friendly event,” said boxing legend Holyfield.
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