Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

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 Carl Froch, Johnny Nelson Split on Braehmer-Cleverly Outcome Anthony Mundine Seriously Considering a Future in Politics Joseph Parker Aims To Make a Big Statement With Dimitrenko Braehmer-Cleverly: Five Years Later, Yet Right On Time Peter Quillin Starts Rebuilding Career - With Virgil Hunter! Mikkel Kessler Expects Big Things From His Protege Khattab Joseph Parker Compares Younger Brother To 'Little Mike Tyson' Erik Ruiz Shocks Hanzel Martinez, John Vera Blasts Out Zizic Arum: De La Hoya is Like a Momma in How He Protects Canelo! Upset Alert: Dominguez Stops Payasito Hernandez In Four Petrov Batters Perez For TKO, in Line For Linares-Crolla Winner Mike Lee Drops, Outworks Chris Traietti To Grab Clear Decision Mike Towell Dies From Injuries in Knockout Loss To Dale Evans Joseph Parker's Promoter: Andy Ruiz on Board With The Fight Mauricio Herrera vs. Pablo Cesar Cano on November 18 WBO, WBA Keeping Close Eye on Tyson Fury Cocaine Scandal AIBA Developing Anti-Betting Program For Boxers Photos: Humberto Soto, Daniel Ruiz Prepared For Mexican War Klitschko's Manager: Fury is Most Unworthy Champion in History! Ed Brown, Alejandro Hernandez Ready For Respective Bouts Manny Pacquiao: No Reason To Apologize For Past Drug Use Kovalev, Bellew Backing Cleverly To Overcome Braehmer Nehomar Cermeno's Win Opens The Door For Scott Quigg Clash Peralta Leaves Cab at Home, Heads To Miami With New Coach Photos: Joseph Parker, Alexander Dimitrenko - Ready For War Petrov Talks Linares-Crolla, Promises Fireworks With Perez Tyson Fury Tests Positive For Cocaine! Titles in Jeopardy! Braehmer, Cleverly Make Weight For Long Awaited Clash Mundine Wants To Boycott National Anthem, Eyes Politics Stephen A. Smith on Why Mayweather-Pacquiao 2 is Possible Golovkin's Coach: Ward Fight Impossible - He Couldn't Make 168! Telemundo Weights: Hernandez 122, Dominguez 121 Parker Sees Benefits of Fighting in UK Prior To Joshua Showdown Mike Lee: We've Built Up To This, I'm Ready For It, I'm Excited Bradley: There Are Levels; Vargas Will Find Out Against Pacquiao Billy Joe Saunders vs. Artur Akavov Set For October 22 Adrien Broner vs. Ricky Burns Nearly Finalized For December Roach is Concerned: Pacquiao Looks Tired, Sluggish in Sparring WBC Warns Boxers About Dangers of Consuming Energy Drinks Orlando Cruz: I Won't Rest Until I'm First Gay World Champion!
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement