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Inspire ‘Catan’ to young people through boxing

Seeks to prevent minors from getting involved in addictions Rescuing young people and inspiring new generations with the practice of boxing, is

Seeks to prevent minors from getting involved in addictions

Rescuing young people and inspiring new generations with the practice of boxing, is the citizen initiative that managed to bring together more than 30 boxers in 15 fights within a great boxing function.

Jonathan Fabián Aguilera, better known as ‘Catán’, is a native of Irapuato, and a promoter of this initiative, who confessed that, through this sport, he seeks to make more young people fall in love and avoid or stay away from drugs.

Catán, shared that thanks to boxing he managed to get out of the world of drugs 10 years ago, therefore, he works every day at his Irapitbull Boxing school to inspire new generations to take sport as a banner of life.

“That has kept me out of bad thoughts, and here we go, now I want to leave the message that it is possible, that I could leave it with the box, that by getting close to the box we can make it possible,” he added.

Amateur boxers participated in the boxing function and there was an exhibition by Robinson Castellanos, world featherweight champion; In addition, men and women participated from the age of 12, from neighborhoods such as Floresta, December 12, New Mexico, Fovissste, as well as from other municipalities in the state of Guanajuato and other entities, such as Querétaro, Mexico City, among others.

Dependencies such as DIF Irapuato, the Directorate of Citizen Proximity, Comudaj and Public Services, provided support in the realization of this event that was born in the heart of the neighborhood to forge better citizens.