Gilberto Jesus Mendoza: “The sport first, then the business”

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Gilberto Jesus Mendoza: “The sport first, then the business”
Gilberto Jesus Mendoza: "The first thing is the boxing, later one speaks about the business "

The president of the World Boxing Association, Gilberto Jesus Mendoza came to Ekaterimburgo with the only mission: to reach for a solution to the problem that crosses the boxing nowadays. In other one of the activities stipulated in the Global Forum. The leader of the most ancient organism of the world debated with other big prominent figures of the world boxing as Francisco Valcárcel, Umar Kremlev and Stephan Fox.

The situation of the AIBA, the fond boxing and the professional boxing was the principal topic of the conversation. Mendoza clarified that his intention is to collaborate in the situation and to obtain a successful solution; in addition, the president WBA clarified that it tries of putting to the first boxing.

“The first thing is the boxing, I do again the boxing and third party the boxing. Later one speaks about the business “, he assured Mendoza in one of his first interventions.

” There is a question on the Olympian boxing and we all know that AIBA is suspended. We are here to look for a solution and they to demonstrate that we can work together. To look for points jointly is not a problem for us because we are united in this “, it continued.

Between so many points that touched each other between the business in the boxing, one spoke about a very media peleador as Floyd Mayweather Jr., the one who exploited the commercial side of the sport. The leader gave his opinion Floyd brings over of the case opposite to all the assistants to the forum.

“He was one of the best boxers and it is a great example for his training. His life was different, was not the best and it is possible that for any it has not been anything good, but it was motivating. Not they all have the possibility of doing what it did “, expressed the Venezuelan.

After speaking on Floyd, Mendoza had to speak on another end, Muhammad Ali: ” Ali’s case is different. He showed values of the sport. Here we have something different. The most important thing is the boxing but we do not have Ali and Floyd every day, so we must support those who are in the center “.

Between the projects that Mendoza proposes for the development of the boxing, it could speak it brings over of the very important one that has in mind and that expects to make concrete with the help of all.

” We must create a center of sport. This is the most important thing, not they all have family. These children need a correct way without conflict. They have not had the options that others had and have to defend for yes same “, it stood out.

One of the priorities of Mendoza always has been the creation of the WBA Academy, which seeks to help to the formation of the technical personnel, trainers and the whole personnel related for the systematic development of the boxing.


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