WBA 99th World Convention

WBA 99th World Convention

The World Boxing Association (WBA) Assembly agreed to hold an online convention on July 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th to kick off the celebration of the centenary of the world’s oldest boxing organization, which will mark 100 years in July 2021.


The WBA 99th Convention will be full of surprises

The WBA 99th Convention will be full of surprises

The 99th Convention of the World Boxing Association (WBA) will have very special surprises. The event, which will be held online between July 1st and 4th, will feature various talks with great specialists; and also will be the perfect prelude to the hundredth anniversary of the pioneer organization. The various forums and panel discussions will be announced in the upcoming days.

Like in all conventions, the occasion will be used to hold the WBA General Assembly, Officials Seminars, Championship and Ratings reviews with the participation of promoters and, of course, medical presentations that are necessary as well as instructive in the circumstances the world is going through due to Covid-19.

It is important to note that July 2nd marks the 99th anniversary of the oldest boxing organization and that this convention will be the beginning of several activities that will take place over the year until July 2021, when the hundredth convention will be held in Russia.

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Wednesday, July 1
Video on Youtube
10:00 a.m. WBA General Assembly
Thursday, July 2
Video on Youtube
10:00 a.m. Ratings and Championships
11:55 a.m. WBA president Presentation “99 years of WBA history” Gilberto Jesús Mendoza
12:00 m. 99 years of WBA history forum Bob Arum
Don King
Gilberto Jesús Mendoza
Friday, July 3
Live on Youtube
10:00 a.m. Challenges in Boxing Claudia Trejos (Moderator)
Eddie Hearn
Gilberto Jesús Mendoza
11:00 a.m. Boxing & Gender Equality Hanna Gabriels (Moderator)
Claressa Shields
Miriam Gutiérrez
Orlando Cruz
Gilberto Jesús Mendoza
12:00 p.m. Olympic Boxing Forum Max Cordaro (Moderator)
Clemente Russo
Omar Narváez
Miguel Torruco
Ricardo Contreras
Yordanis Despaigne
Saturday, July 4
10:00 a.m. Medical lectures (10 min. each + 10 min. Q&A)
Lecture 1: Covid-19 update Dr. Nina Radcliff
Lecture 2: Fight against doping update Dr. Saúl Saucedo
Lecture 3: The importance of a nutritionist in a boxing team Chris Algieri
WBA Academy Dr. Jorge Ramírez
11:00 a.m. Veganism & Boxing forum
2:00 p.m. Officials Seminar Luis Pabón
Raúl Cáiz Jr.
Gustavo Padilla
José Roberto Torres
Octavio Rodríguez

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