The WBC is working diligently to make the 54 Annual convention at the Diplomat Hotel in Hollywood, Florida, a great success.
The WBC is dedicating this convention to celebrate the life of the greatest of all time, “The King of Boxing”, Muhammad Ali and a very special memorial is being put together with special surprises, which will be the main topic during the opening ceremony on Monday December 12, as we will also celebrate the First Lady of Boxing, Lonnie Ali and other members of the Ali family and the Muhammad Ali Center
There are many other important topics, which will be the center of attention during this convention, including:
Voting for the Best of 2016 awards
WBC – VADA Clean Boxing Program
WBC Amateur World Program:
WBC Cares visit to 2 hospitals and 2 schools
Ring Official Certification Program
Dr. David Hovda update in brain injury research
Boxing glove certification
And many other topics
Some of the greatest champions have confirmed their attendance and there will be special surprises that will honor their legacy in the boxing world. Some of they are Evander Holyfield, Vitali Klitschko, Larry Holmes, Julio Cesar Chavez, Roy Jones Jr., Naseem Hamed, Eddie Mustapha, Riddick Bowe, Terry Norris, Roberto Duran, Erik Morales, Marco Antonio Barrera, Milton McCrory, Montell Griffin, Vinnie Pazienza and many of the current champions.
The Art of this convention was created by world renown artist Romero Britto who will also have a day at his studio with the WBC champions to create one unique painting.
The WBC is very happy to see the response from the world to this great event and we look forwarding to close this historic 2016 with a successful convention.