Advertisement
Advertisement

Photos: Carlos Quintana, WBO - Boxing Clinics For Kids

MAYAGÜEZ, PUERTO RICO- With the support of former World Champion Carlos "El Indio" Quintana, the World Boxing Organization (WBO) went today to Mayaguez (in the west area of Puerto Rico) where they conducted boxing clinics to the kids of the Yaguez Residential Complex as part of the Kids Drug Free program. Photos by Javier Gonzalez/WBO.

WBO President Francisco “Paco” Valcarcel, said that "we are so happy because we are here in Mayaguez with Quintana giving these kids a message to keep away from drugs. That is our goal, to keep kids in sports and away from drugs and other issues".  

The clinics were led by Jose Luis Vellon, Puerto Rican Boxing Federation President, former WBO welterweight champion Indio Quintana, and professional referee Jose H. Rivera, with the help of recreation leader Luis Rivera, referee Roberto Ramirez Jr., and judges Hernando Steidel and Raul Nieves. Also in the event there was Manuel Marrero Hueca from the WBO Executive Comitee, and trainers Julio Ortiz and Jose Malave.

Tags: Carlos Quintana image   photos image  
User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by King Ju-Ju on 06-21-2011

quintana is one of the nicest guys u will ever meet. real good person outside of the ring.

Comment by oc9979 on 06-21-2011

I used to play baseball near this area(like 2 mins away)

Comment by PRBOXINGCOTTO on 06-21-2011

always giving back thats wats its all about warrr el indio i want him to fight clottey

Comment by onechance87 on 06-21-2011

Good for carlos,Maybe he can get a fight with angulo or canelo next. Or maybe even vanes.

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (4)
Top Headlines Roach Embraces Pacquiao-Broner: We'd Go For The Knockout! Juan Diaz: Win Over Vazquez Takes Me One Step Closer To Title Terence Crawford Special Debuts on HBO, July 9th Oscar Molina: I'll Come Back From Loss to Jarrett Hurd Froch: If Eubank Faces Golovkin in September - I'd Be Shocked Brook: After Vargas - I Need To Get in There With Keith Thurman! Ivan Baranchyk, Tommy Morrison's Son Win Big in Miami Pablo Cesar Cano-Alfonso Gomez Set For July 15, Gibson is Out Thurman: Porter Isn't Top Two, But He Remains Marquee at 147 Golovkin vs. Eubank: Hearn Aims To Finalize Deal in 48-72 Hours Tommy Langford-Ronny Gabel Set For July 16th in Cardiff Postol, Roach Reflect Back on Knocking Lucas Matthysse Out Frank Warren: Liam Smith Has Very Good Shot To Beat Canelo! Vargas To Kell Brook: I Already Signed, Let's Get This Over With! Thurman Wants To Keep Fighting on Free TV, Not on Pay-Per-View Froch: Golovkin Rejected Terms, I'd Walk Through DeGale in 5 or 6 Casey Ramos Faces Paredes on Top Rank Bill, 7/16 on UniMas Joseph Parker Embraces Anthony Joshua Title Fight For The Fall Mayweather Admits: For The 'Right Price' I Might Come Back! Mikaela Lauren-Klara Svensson Showdown Set For Sept. 10 Mayweather Backs Golden Boy's Decision on Canelo-Golovkin Freddie Roach Feels Albert Pagara Could Be Future World Champ "Fighting Words" - Keith Thurman: Once Upon A "One Time" Golovkin vs. Eubank Deal Hangs in The Balance Over Sky Money Deontay Wilder To Anthony Joshua: Why Wait? Let's Fight Now! Photos: Mayweather Hits BET Awards, Laila Ali Honors Father Video: Peter Quillin Discusses The Future of His Career Thurman: Porter Was Good With Pressure But Wasn't Effective Video: Chris Eubank Jr. Eager To Get Hands on Gennady Golovkin Video: Demetrius Andrade Rips Canelo, Talks Lara and Charlos NYSAC Doctor Explains Controversial Benavidez-Ntetu Stoppage Video: Sergio Martinez Gives Take on Canelo-Golovkin Situation Orlando Salido Still Confident He Did Enough To Unseat Vargas UKAD Refuses To Comment on Tyson Fury Doping Allegations Video: Daniel Jacobs on Thurman-Porter, Mora Rematch, More Thurman: One Win Won't Make Me Fill Mayweather's Shoes Video: Malignaggi Gives His Take on Canelo-Golovkin Situation DiBella: Thurman-Porter Edged Vargas-Salido for Fight of the Year Video: Anthony Joshua Details Breazeale KO, Future Targets Video: George Groves on Murray Win, World Title Shot Next
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement