In commemoration of the 40th anniversary of the victory of our three-time World Boxing Champion Alexis Argüello over Puerto Rican Alfredo "El Salsero" Escaleras, the Mayor's Office of the Citizen Power of Managua held a boxing evening with 8 fights, between boxers from the Boxing Academies of the Capital commune.
In this boxing evening there were 2 female fights in the categories of 54 kilograms and 105 pounds; as well as 6 male fights, in weights 57 and 60 pounds and in 51, 52, 54 and 91 kilograms.
This activity was attended by managers and promoters of the World Boxing Organization, as well as Adonis “El Gallo” Rivas, 2 times World Champion, who received an Honorary Belt from the WBO by Mr. Francisco Valcárcel, President of this boxing organization .
Likewise, Mr. Valcárcel provided sports equipment for Nicaraguan children, adolescents and young people who practice this sport; in the same way, he referred to his commitment to continue supporting in this way the boxing academies of the capital city.[vc_images_carousel images=”10701,10702,10703,10704,10705,10706,10707″ img_size=”large”]