Mendoza “We are trying to create tournaments where the champions of each organization compete”

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Mendoza “We are trying to create tournaments where the champions of each organization compete”
El presidente de la AMB, Gilberto Mendoza y el vicepresidente Gilberto Jesús Mendoza en el Diario Marca

Mendoza “We are trying to create tournaments where the champions of each organization compete”

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Mendoza “We are trying to create tournaments where the champions of each organization compete”
El presidente de la AMB, Gilberto Mendoza y el vicepresidente Gilberto Jesús Mendoza en el Diario Marca

Mendoza en el Diario Marca
WBA President, Gilberto Mendoza and Vice President Gilberto Jesús Mendoza

During a courtesy visit to the journal Marca, in Spain, by the WBA President, Gilberto Mendoza and Vice President Gilberto Jesús Mendoza, they made it clear that they are working in towards spreading boxing to all continents.

Both directors recalled thar the WBA is focused on the growth of boxing in all the continents with regional titles, besides the Project is that will “the boxers would fight to become official contender for the world title. It is very interesting for the TV, but we need the promoters, managers join this venture.”

President of Mendoza spoke with a Spanish journal about meetings and projects of Alliance between the WBA, WBC and IBF: “the cooperative relationship between the organizations is unique. We are trying to create tournaments where the champions of each organization compete to have the unique champion as we want”.

He pointed out that “cooperation is very important in pursue of a future with greater clarity for professional boxing”.

Mendoza also referred to the attempt of the International Amateur Boxing Association to control the rental boxing. “The threat is making us get together. AIBA comes with strength, it manages the national federations, receives money from them, from their Governments and also organize the Olympic Games, which is essential for the athlete” he said to the Spanish press.

On his part, Gilberto Jesús Mendoza referred to a possible clash between WBA WBC unified champion Floyd Mayweather and WBO champion Manny Pacquiao, and reminded that it would be the first attempt of the Filipino to win the pioneer organization championship belt: “the public needs Mayweather-Pacquiao”, and continues “the North American is running out of opponents and it seems he has two last bouts in his career” he said to the editor the journal.


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