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March 1, 1991
World Boxing Council President Jose Sulaiman must face a judge for announcing that the WBC would strip Evander Holyfield of the heavyweight title and award it to the winner of its sanctioned March 18 bout between Mike Tyson and Razor Ruddock. Lawyers for Holyfield and George Foreman obtained a show cause order that directs Sulaiman to appear next Thursday before New Jersey Superior Court Judge Amos C. Saunders and defend allegations that he violated a temporary restraining order issued last Nov.
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SPORTS
February 22, 1990
Jose Sulaiman will continue as president of the World Boxing Council after winning support Wednesday from a majority of the nine federations that make up the organization. A WBC official said in Mexico City that Sulaiman received support from seven federations and was then given "absolute support" by the rest of the group.
SPORTS
March 5, 1990 | HARLEY TINKHAM
Jose Sulaiman, after being retained as president of the World Boxing Council, gave a speech in which he said: "I understand--and it is very hard for me to understand--that a public figure has to accept defamation. We have to accept slander. We have to accept that they called me fat and short and ugly." Said Wallace Matthews of Newsday: "Cheer up, Jose. You're not that short." Batting .
SPORTS
March 1, 1991
World Boxing Council President Jose Sulaiman must face a judge for announcing that the WBC would strip Evander Holyfield of the heavyweight title and award it to the winner of its sanctioned March 18 bout between Mike Tyson and Razor Ruddock. Lawyers for Holyfield and George Foreman obtained a show cause order that directs Sulaiman to appear next Thursday before New Jersey Superior Court Judge Amos C. Saunders and defend allegations that he violated a temporary restraining order issued last Nov.
SPORTS
February 18, 1990
Jose Sulaiman, the president of the World Boxing Council who is reportedly ready to resign because of the controversy surrounding the Mike Tyson-James (Buster) Douglas fight, was hospitalized with an inflammation of the pancreas. Sulaiman's wife, Martha Saldivar de Sulaiman, said her husband was hospitalized Friday with pancreatitis, but she expected him to be released in a few days. She also denied reports that her husband plans to resign from the WBC.
SPORTS
February 17, 1990 | Newsday
In a development almost as unexpected as Mike Tyson's knockout loss to James (Buster) Douglas last Saturday night in Tokyo, Jose Sulaiman, the president of the World Boxing Council, will tender his irrevocable resignation at a meeting of his executive committee in Mexico City Wednesday.
SPORTS
March 5, 1990 | HARLEY TINKHAM
Jose Sulaiman, after being retained as president of the World Boxing Council, gave a speech in which he said: "I understand--and it is very hard for me to understand--that a public figure has to accept defamation. We have to accept slander. We have to accept that they called me fat and short and ugly." Said Wallace Matthews of Newsday: "Cheer up, Jose. You're not that short." Batting .
SPORTS
February 14, 1990 | JIM COLONNA, TIMES ASSOCIATE SPORTS EDITOR
Don King says he was misunderstood. Jose Sulaiman, president of the World Boxing Council, says he was misinterpreted. More likely, however, is the prospect that they understood and interpreted very clearly the message sent by an angry public that was not about to accept anything less than clear recognition of James (Buster) Douglas as heavyweight champion of the world. Don King in Japan: "Buster Douglas was knocked out. He was down for 12 seconds. All we want is a fair result. . . .
SPORTS
February 22, 1990
Jose Sulaiman will continue as president of the World Boxing Council after winning support Wednesday from a majority of the nine federations that make up the organization. A WBC official said in Mexico City that Sulaiman received support from seven federations and was then given "absolute support" by the rest of the group.
SPORTS
February 18, 1990
Jose Sulaiman, the president of the World Boxing Council who is reportedly ready to resign because of the controversy surrounding the Mike Tyson-James (Buster) Douglas fight, was hospitalized with an inflammation of the pancreas. Sulaiman's wife, Martha Saldivar de Sulaiman, said her husband was hospitalized Friday with pancreatitis, but she expected him to be released in a few days. She also denied reports that her husband plans to resign from the WBC.
SPORTS
February 17, 1990 | Newsday
In a development almost as unexpected as Mike Tyson's knockout loss to James (Buster) Douglas last Saturday night in Tokyo, Jose Sulaiman, the president of the World Boxing Council, will tender his irrevocable resignation at a meeting of his executive committee in Mexico City Wednesday.
SPORTS
February 14, 1990 | JIM COLONNA, TIMES ASSOCIATE SPORTS EDITOR
Don King says he was misunderstood. Jose Sulaiman, president of the World Boxing Council, says he was misinterpreted. More likely, however, is the prospect that they understood and interpreted very clearly the message sent by an angry public that was not about to accept anything less than clear recognition of James (Buster) Douglas as heavyweight champion of the world. Don King in Japan: "Buster Douglas was knocked out. He was down for 12 seconds. All we want is a fair result. . . .
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