Chisora faces fine for slapping Klitschko at weigh-in

WBC president Jose Sulaiman condemned Chisora for "severely slapping" Klitschko and said the organization would hold a hearing to determine the size of the fine.

"Boxing, even though it is violent, is a sport of gentlemen and fair play," Sulaiman said in a taped message on the organization's website (

"The WBC has decided to fine Chisora for not complying with the fair play that is required in all sports."

Sulaiman said Klitschko had behaved like a professional despite the provocation at Friday's weigh-in.

(Writing by Clare Fallon in London; Editing by John Mehaffey)