The World Boxing Organization (WBO) has reopened and totally outfitted the legendary Ramón Pina Acevedo gym, positioned within the densely populated sector of Ensanche Ozama.
Francisco-Paco-Valcárcel, president of the boxing entity based mostly in Puerto Rico, together with the mayor of the province of Santo Domingo, Manuel Jiménez, Georgie Herrera, native consultant of the WBO and the deputy minister of the presidency Alberto Rodríguez, led the act of supply.
The inaugural ceremony started with the singing of the track for the nation, adopted by Kid Can, who was answerable for the welcome speech, whereas Herrera highlighted the funding the WBO had made within the sports activities facility and likewise the help of Mayor Manuel Jiménez.
For his half, Paco Valcárcel mentioned throughout his speech: “The people who support boxing should support it, so I want to give these gloves to Mayor Manuel Jiménez in recognition of his great work in the municipality of Santo Domingo Este,” he mentioned. .
Likewise, Jiménez thanked the WBO’s contribution to his municipality’s boxing membership. “We appreciate the contribution made to an entity called Ramón Pina Acevedo, a Dominican who deserves eternal recognition from all of us who have known him in life,” Jiménez mentioned verbatim.
Also collaborating within the occasion had been Horacio B. Rodríguez, Francisco Benzán, Yoel Adames, Rafael Isenia, Juan Baez and former boxers Julio César Green, Julio Soto Solano and Freddy-El Italo-Cruz, amongst different nicely-recognized figures within the artwork of rivalry with fists.