The top of the World Boxing Affiliation (WBA) bestows an honorary award on Nicolas Maduro for selling the game
The top of the World Boxing Affiliation (WBA) has awarded Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro with an Honorary World Champion belt. The Panama-based group lauded the official for selling boxing.
In accordance with a press release revealed on the Venezuelan Overseas Ministry’s web site, the bestowal of the belt, which is “much like that given to the boxing world champions,” occurred on Friday.
Accompanying the belt was a message from WBA president Gilberto Mendoz, which learn: “Having in you an ally within the goal of selling sport and its athletes, makes you deserving of all our respect and appreciation, which we testify with the excellence that we provide you with.”
Presenting the award to the Venezuelan head of state had been Russian boxer Umar Kremlev, who serves as president of the Worldwide Boxing Affiliation (IBA), in addition to Ioannis Filippatos, the president of the European Boxing Confederation (EUBC), together with Venezuelan skilled boxer Albert Ramirez.
The ministry’s assertion famous that Caracas would proceed supporting the event of boxing.
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