Marco Huck Given WBO Super Champion Status

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World Boxing Organization (WBO) Jr. Heavyweight champion Marco Huck was honored today in the first day of works of the 27th Annual Convention take place at the Caesar’s Palace Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, dedicated to former WBO champions and 2014 International Boxing Hall of Fame Inductees Joe Calzaghe and Oscar de la Hoya.

The works started with the annual reports of the regional Vice-Presidents, the Treasurer and the president, Francisco “Paco” Valcarcel reports.

In a break, Valcarcel and members of the WBO Executive Committee gave the special recognition to Huck, a WBO champion since 2009 with 13 successful title defenses.


Calzaghe and De La Hoya honored during the 27th Annual WBO Convention

SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO – Former World Boxing Organization (WBO) champions and 2014 International Boxing Hall of Fame Inductees Joe Calzaghe and Oscar de la Hoya, will be honored during the 27th Annual WBO Convention, to be held from October 27 to October 31 at the Caesar’s Palace Las Vegas Hotel & Casino.

WBO president Francisco “Paco” Valcarcel announced that this year’s event is dedicated to these two boxing greats, proud WBO Champions, and members of the 2014 Hall of Fame class in Canastota, New York.


WBO Visits Boxing Gyms In Puerto Rico To Hand Out Prepaid Cards…

The World Boxing Organization (WBO) started visiting boxing gyms in Puerto Rico, where President Francisco “Paco” Valcarcel and Executive Committee Members are handing out “prepaid cash cards” worth $50 to be used by student-boxers to buy school supplies for this school year, as part of the successful WBO Kids Drug Free program.

“This is a gift from the WBO for all of you to use this card for you education. We want to help the children and youth in Puerto Rico, with the message of stay in school and away of drugs ant bad things,” Valcarcel said to the kids about this initiative, the WBO have done in over 20 countries around the world.


WBO Honors Wilfredo “Bazooka” Gomez

SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO- The World Boxing Organization (WBO) honored today former three time world champion and International Boxing Hall of Famer, Wilfredo “Bazooka” Gomez, in the 37th anniversary of the first world title he won in his career.


Felix Verdejo, Emmanuel Rodriguez and John Karl Sosa Recieved Their Awards

SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO – World Boxing Organization (WBO) awarded the young professional fighters Felix “Diamante” Verdejo, Emmanuel “Manny” Rodriguez and John Karl Sosa, and amateurs Kiria Tapia, Danielito Zorrilla and Henry Lebron, today in the first edition of this event for the Puerto Rican WBO Prospects Right Now, which the WBO will held annually for the promises of this sport in Puerto Rico, as part of the successful program “Kids Drug Free”.