Boxing personalities remember Don Gilberto Mendoza

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Boxing personalities remember Don Gilberto Mendoza
Among the boxers attending the Mass are Roberto "Hands of Stone" Duran, Sugar Shane Mosley, and Jorge Linares.

Boxing personalities remember Don Gilberto Mendoza

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Boxing personalities remember Don Gilberto Mendoza
Among the boxers attending the Mass are Roberto "Hands of Stone" Duran, Sugar Shane Mosley, and Jorge Linares.

Among the boxers attending the Mass are Roberto "Hands of Stone" Duran, Sugar Shane Mosley, and Jorge Linares.
Among the boxers attending Thursday’s Mass are Roberto “Hands of Stone” Duran, Sugar Shane Mosley, and Jorge Linares.

On Thursday, April 14, many personalities of the world of boxing will be attending the Memorial Mass to be held in Panama City in memory of Don Gilberto Mendoza, President Emeritus of the World Boxing Association.

Promoters Akihiko Honda, Ricardo Rizzo, Sampson Lewkowicz, Salvatore Cherchi, and many others, wanted to come to honor what Mr. Mendoza did in life, how he sought the good in everyone he met, and devoted himself to improving every aspect of the fight game.

Among the boxers attending the Mass are Roberto “Hands of Stone” Duran, Sugar Shane Mosley and Jorge Linares. They too want to celebrate the memory of Don Gilberto who, among other things, was always concerned about the safety of the boxers and lobbied for better pay for “the real stars of this sport,” as he always said.

They too want to celebrate the memory of Don Gilberto who, among other things, was always concerned about the safety of the boxers and lobbied for better pay for “the real stars of this sport,” as he always said.

The religious ceremony will be held at the National Shrine of the Immaculate Heart of Mary Panama City, Panama, at 3:00 PM on Thursday, April 14.

This article was penned by the author who is not related to the WBA and the statements, expressions or opinions referenced herein are that of the author alone and not the WBA.


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