World Boxing Organization To Enter The Japanese Market
By Miguel Rivera
Accoding to overseas reports, World Boxing Organization (WBO) President Francisco ‘Paco’ Valcarcel will be part of a big media event in Japan, where he will announce the WBO’s entry into the Japanese market. At the moment, the World Boxing Council and the World Boxing Association are the only sanctioning organizations recognized by the Japanese Boxing Commission. Valcárcel will be accompanied by the WBO’s chairman of championship fights, Luis Perez, and promoter Felix ‘Tutico’ Zabala.
The presentation will take place at the Tokyo Dome, and the event will be organized by Japanese promoter Akihiko Honda, president of Teiken Promotions Inc., a company with close ties to Top Rank and Zanfer Promotions.
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