WBO President, Francisco “Paco” Valcarcel and Leon P. Panoncillo, Jr., Vice-President WBO Asia-Pacific, showing the WBO International Welterweight Title commemorative Belt for Manny Pacquiao vs. Timothy Bradley in the “Battle of Super Champions”, this Saturday, April 9, 2016 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.




Phitak Canthajun – Samutprakarn, Thailand –

Another great effort of the World Boxing Organization lead by no less then the President Francisco “Paco” Valcarcel himself in coordinating another successful Drug Free program for the Youth of Samutprakarn province at Thailand.

The World Boxing Organization again had put a lot of effort in coordinating with Thailand Tourism and Sports Office of Samutprakarn Province to reach out to children near the boarders of Thailand that had been troublesome issues of Youth getting involved with wrongful drug.

The boxing organization Executive Vice President for Asia Mr. Leon P. Panoncillo, Jr. in coordination with Thailand WBO representative Mr. Sawaeng Thaweekoon have worked on summer workshop project involving getting knowledge of wrong drugs in the area, educating them through lectures.

With the week long activities, 30 students boys and girls appreciated the week of enjoyable games and sports activities including educational seminar lectures for the Youth of understanding the causes and harm drugs may inflect if they intend to use it.

“The goal of this project is reaching out to the Youth of Samutprakarn and educating them before its too late, informed WBO Thailand Representative Mr. Sawaeng Thaweekoon”.

The organizers scheduled a week of fun and games during their stay and WBO also donated to children WBO Drug Free T-shirts, school scholarship for the Youth, variety of daily food for children and educational lectures during their Drug Free week by volunteer staff of the Institute of Physical Education Bangkok.

We would like to thank World Boxing Organization President Francisco Valcarcel, WBO Vice President for Asia Leon Panoncillo, WBO Thailand representative Mr. Sawaeng Thaweekoon for organizing a week filled with fun and games.