Following former Commonwealth Bantam and Superbantamweight Champion, Englands Jason Booths' tremendous but unsuccesful challenge to lift the IBF Superbantamweight crown from Canadas' Steve Molitor, himself a former distinguished Commonwealth Champion,four further Commonwealth Champions go for World Championship glory. This weekend (24th October) in Tokyo, former Commonwealth Superbantamweight Champion, Rendall Munroe of England challenges Japans' Toshiaki Nishioka for the WBC Title while on December 11th in Mannheim, Germany current Commonwealth Heavyweight Champion Derek Chisora of England will challenge the formidable Ukranian WBO and IBF titleholder Wladimir Klitschko.
Meanwhile and also on December 11th former Commonwealth Bantamweight Champion Joseph Agbeko of Ghana aims to become the best bantamweight in the World when the US TV company Showtime commence a four man tournament, similar to the six man tournament in the Supermiddleweight division which features former Commonwealth Champion Carl Froch of England, which is currently underway. Carl faces Germany based Armenian Arthur Abraham on November 27th in the next stage of that competition.
The Commonwealth Boxing Council wishes all four, the very best of luck.