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Roberto Duran To Support WBA's KO To Drugs, 6/28

Multiple division world champion Roberto "Hands of Stone" Duran will attend the World Boxing Association XXIX edition of the KO Drugs Boxing Festival scheduled for Saturday June 28, 2014 at the Sheraton Hotel in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

The boxer himself confirmed his attendance to the event that will present two world title disputes, male and female, along with a dozen regional championship bouts.

Duran, who is a member of the Boxing Hall of Fame, is another great ally of the WBA social program. The presenter Jimmy Lennon Jr, will also be present during the boxing evening in Dominican Republic.

The Panamanian Duran hung up his gloves in 2001 after a 27-year-boxing career with over a hundred victories, 16 losses and 70 KO's.  Besides that, between 1972 and 1990, he won and defended five world championships in different weight divisions.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Ravens Fan on 06-24-2014

I was always a Duran fan and I once went to Atlantic City to watch him fight a meaningless fight against Ricky Stackhouse back in 1988 just so I could see him live at least once.

Comment by Golovkin on 06-23-2014

[QUOTE=breeto;14690439]and you used to party with him?[/QUOTE] If you knew anything about Roberto Duran and his life, you'd know he used cocaine and several others drugs along with alcohol. He has stated it on several biographies and documentaries. He was…

Comment by breeto on 06-23-2014

[QUOTE=Golovkin;14690375]My man Manos De Piedra used to stuff his face with drugs lol. But cool seeing him pull a LarryX and get on the other side of the fence. #UniversityOfInternet #CriminalJustice #IttTech #EducationForTheFuture #FromRagsToCops[/QUOTE] and you used to party with…

Comment by Golovkin on 06-23-2014

My man Manos De Piedra used to stuff his face with drugs lol. But cool seeing him pull a LarryX and get on the other side of the fence. #UniversityOfInternet #CriminalJustice #IttTech #EducationForTheFuture #FromRagsToCops

Comment by breeto on 06-23-2014

Roberto's Professional career was 33 years.

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