Professional boxers to arrive in Kyiv for WBC congress

Source : 112 Ukraine

It is expected that the Congress to be visited by 700 participants from 160 countries
20:38, 19 September 2018

The official portal of Kiev

Legendary boxing champions Lennox Lewis and Evander Holyfield will come to Kyiv for WBC congress upon the invitation of Kyiv Mayor Vitali Klitschko, the press office of the Head of the city reported.

In particular, the World Boxing Council Congress to take place in Kyiv from September 30 through October 5. It is expected that the Congress would be visited by more than 700 participants from 160 countries of the world.

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Among the guests of the Congress are reigning world champions, legendary athletes of the world boxing, the presidents of federations of WBC member countries, sports managers and sporting officials. Lennox Lewis, Evander Holyfield, and Érik Morales confirmed their participation in the Congress, as well as Oleksandr Usyk and his potential rival Tony Bellew. The initiator of the Congress, which will take place for the first time in Ukraine is the eternal champion of WBC, Mayor of the capital Vitali Klitschko.

Accreditation for the 56th Congress of the World Boxing Council will last until September 25.

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