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Mexico City once again receives the World Boxing Council Convention, which this 2021 celebrates its 59th edition. Mauricio Sulaimán, president of t


Mexico City once again receives the World Boxing Council Convention, which this 2021 celebrates its 59th edition. Mauricio Sulaimán, president of the Green and Gold organization, presided over the ceremony that was inaugurated by the Head of Government Claudia Sheinbaum.

“The COVID-19 it demonstrated the importance of sport in our lives. We have started a program to activate the entire CDMX and boxing is fundamental: in three years we have developed 80 new boxing schools in Pilares, Community Centers and a boxing school that supports professional boxers, “said Sheinbaum, prior to making the opening statement.

This edition summoned great legends of the ring such as Floyd Mayweather Jr., Roberto ‘Manos de Piedra’ Durán, Julio César Chavez or the outstanding coach Eddy Reynoso, which for Mauricio Sulaimán is a source of pride.

“It was very emotional and very beautiful. A great confirmation that boxing is a great sport, our body is a great body that there is the support, affection, dedication of members from all over the world and above all the boxer that is our only motivation, before, during and after his years of glory “, expressed Sulaiman.

The Arroyo restaurant, south of the CDMX, received the opening ceremony where the most emotional moment of the afternoon was receiving Bridger walker, the American boy who saved his sister from the attack of a dog and, before his heroism, was named ‘The Bravest Man in the World’, this Monday, accompanied by his parents and his brothers, among the legends of the ring, he was applauded and received a scale replica of the Teotihuacán Belt.