Gilberto Jesus Mendoza celebrates BDB anniversary

by
Gilberto Jesus Mendoza celebrates BDB anniversary
Gilberto Jesus Mendoza celebrates BDB anniversary. Photo: NotiFight

Gilberto Jesus Mendoza, president of the World Boxing Association (WBA), traveled last weekend to Munich to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the German Boxing Commission (Bund Deutscher Berufsboxer), currently headed by Thomas Putz, a member of the WBA.

To celebrate the anniversary of the institution, a dinner was held last Friday night in one of the most important restaurants in the city, which was attended by great personalities of pugilism. Among them, the brothers Vladimir and Vitali Klitschko, Arthur Abraham, Axel Schulz, Dariusz Michalczewski and Arthur Gregorian stood out.

“The German Commission is one of the most important in the world. Thomas Pütz has proved to be a great leader and, in addition, he is a great friend and part of the WBA family. We cannot forget the importance of the pugilism of this country and the great stars it has given.”

In addition, Mendoza took advantage of his visit to Germany to hold important meetings for the benefit of world boxing as a whole.


WBA Ratings movements as of March 2019

WBA Ratings movements as of March 2019



Merhy and Zsello will fight for the WBA Cruiserweight Interim Title this Saturday

Merhy and Zsello will fight for the WBA Cruiserweight Interim Title this Saturday

Belgian Ryad Merhy and Hungarian Imre Szello will fight for...

Bivol retains his WBA World Light Heavyweight Title

Bivol retains his WBA World Light Heavyweight Title

World Boxing Association (WBA) World Light Heavyweight Champion Dmitry Bivol...

Bivol and Lenin face to face in Chicago

Bivol and Lenin face to face in Chicago

The city of Chicago will be addressed with boxing this...