From 25 August to 1 September the 55th WBC Convention will be held in Astana during the EXPO-2017, reports the official website of the exhibition. There will be over 500 delegates including the reigning world champions and challengers, benefactors, managers and promoters.
“The WBC Administration has sent a list of boxers eager to visit Astana: Floyd Mayweather, Manny" Pacquiao, Mike Tyson, the daughter of Mohammed Ali – Laila Ali. Broad spectrum of stars, and all the champions having and willing to have WBC belts. Among them is surely Gennadiy Golovki. Even though he will be preparing for his fight in that period, we will have talks about a possibility of his visit”, noted Yerlan Bekkhozhin.
Under the Convention, EXPO-2017 area will hold an Evening of Professional Boxing attended by the Kazakhstan and world stars. The main event will be the fight for the World Champion title according to WBC, which will be broadcasted in over 40 countries.