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Legrá and Evangelista receive aid from the José Sulaimán Fund

Legrá and Evangelista receive aid from the José Sulaimán Fund

The Spanish-Cuban José Legrá, former world featherweight champion, and the Spanish-Uruguayan Alfredo Evangelista, who made history in the world of boxing for enduring fifteen rounds of Muhammad Ali, received the plaques that accredit them as beneficiaries of the José Fund Sulaimán, of the World Boxing Council (WBC).

At the event held at the Brooklyn FitBoxing gym in Madrid, the former boxers received from the hands of Cayetano Martínez de Irujo, a member of the Supreme Council of the WBC, the distinctions created in his day by the former president of the Council, the late José Sulaimán , father of the current top leader of the organization, Mauricio Sulaimán, both Mexican.

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The international secretary and member of the CMB Governing Board, the Spaniard Miguel Ángel de Pablos, who is the manager of the aforementioned aid in Europe.

Both Legrá, 73, who has already retired from any activity that has to do with boxing, and Evangelista, 62, who does maintain a relationship with the sport of sixteen ropes, since he trains several young people in the gym that José Antonio has López Bueno, in Zaragoza, the city where he resides, were very grateful and surprised to be the recipients of the aid created by the CMB.

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