This morning, “Martes de Cafe” moved to the iconic Tepito neighborhood, in Mexico City, from which idols and legends of boxing have emerged, and Mayor Elect of the Cuauhtémoc Delegation, Sandra announced a great boxing tournament where nine delegations will participate.
For Sandra, Tepito is undoubtedly a neighborhood with a boxing tradition from which she is convinced the new world champions will emerge; However, she is aware that is necessary to provide opportunities to young people and children who dream of one day becoming champions, that is why together with the work team they have designed a boxing plan to new champions where all the young people who register will have a sports scholarship that allows them to achieve their goal. She added that they will be provided with a perfectly conditioned space where they can train, as well as guidance from experts in the sport.
When the Mayor was elected, she made a commitment to everyone present to bring this project to fruition and make sport the best ally, and of course, to have a world champion born and raised in the Tepito neighborhood.
Former WBC champion, Mariana Juárez, who attended this event, said that sport is the balm that we all need, since it not only keeps us from the wrong path, but also dignifies us and makes us better people. For her is a great privilege to support an initiative of her friend and now Mayor, because as she herself stated, they are programs that must be replicated in all parts of the country.
WBC President Mauricio Sulaimán, is proud to be able to be in such an emblematic place for boxing, because where great idols such as “Ratón” Macias have emerged. Macias, brought an entire city to a standstill when he fought.
Moved by the great reception, the leader was clear in saying that sport not only keeps us physically active but also mentally alert, and is the way for many young people to get ahead and make their way in life, so it is imperative that everyone has within reach that opportunity, because sometimes it only takes a little push to achieve dreams.
He thanked the Mayor of Cuauhtémoc, Dr. Sandra Cuevas, for seeing boxing as the way to get ahead and showing so much enthusiasm for the opportunities that from today will give these young people a new direction.
Finally, the president of the WBC promised to work shoulder to shoulder and make the Barrio de Tepito and the Cuauhtémoc Mayor’s Office once again the epicenter of boxing.
The event was attended by former world champions, Daniel Zaragoza, Pipino Cuevas, Mariana Juárez, Johnny Gonzalez, Carlos Cuadras, Jose Antonio Aguirre, Rey Martínez, Jacky Calvo, among others.