The first boxing gym endorsed by the World Boxing Council in Baku, Azerbaijan, is now up and running.
In this luxurious and fully equipped first level boxing mecca boys, girls, women and men have a specific place to learn, train and live to the fullest their passion for boxing. There are talented prospects in Azerbaijan. And it`s intended that the “Knockout Boxing Club” can boost them and help them to promote their careers leading to a world title.
The President of the WBC, Mauricio Sulaiman, accompanied by representative n Europe, Oksana Semenishina, in addition to local officials Kamil Aliyev and Garib Orudzhov, was in charge of inaugurating this important pioneering project.
In 2017 Baku hosted the WBC´s 55th Annual Convention, which was a resounding success, in large part due to the participation of great champions, promoters, ring officials and members of The Green and Gold from far and wide, reaching important agreements for the betterment and progress of the sport.
Some of the legendary champions present on that occasion were: Vitali Klitshtko, Evander Holyfield, Bernard Hopkins, Kotza Tszyu, Azumah Nelson, Nino Benvennutti, Michael Spinks, Prince Naseem Hamed, Erik Morales, Carlos Zárate, Srisaket Sor Rungvisai and Viktor Postol.
Baku has a very special place for the WBC, which pledges to continue supporting boxing in this promising region., brimming with boxing talent.
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