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Lewkowicz, Sulaiman, Peoples Talk Boxing with President of Panama

By Carlos Costa
PhilBoxing.com
Fri, 07 Feb 2020



PANAMA CITY, PANAMA -- Promoter Sampson Lewkowicz, head of Sampson Boxing, WBC President Mauricio Sulaiman and IBF President Daryl Peoples were received by the President of Panama Laurentino Cortizo Cohen, yesterday, February 6, at the Presidential Palace in Panama City, Panama.

During the important meeting, Sampson Lewkowicz talked to the President of Panama about details of the successful amateur boxing program that he has been developing in Uruguay.

The fruitful exchange of ideas -- which was held at the Palacio de las Garzas in Panama City -- was enriched with important points stressed by Mexican Mauricio Sulaiman, while the president of the IBF Daryl Peoples commented on various issues related to the present and future of boxing.

Also in attendance during the friendly gathering was legendary Panama boxing journalist Juan Carlos Tapia, whose TV boxing show "Lo Mejor del Boxeo" (Lo Mejor del Boxeo), has been uninterrupted on air for the last 45 years in Panama. The feat of durability got his boxing show included in the Guinness Book of World Records as the longest running sports TV broadcast in the world.

In addition, Sampson Lewkowicz gave details about the amateur boxing program that he has developed named "El Nuevo Amanecer del Boxeo Uruguayo" (New Dawn of Uruguayan Boxing), a program that WBC president Mauricio Sulaimán refers to as "the best amateur boxing program in the universe."

In response, the President of Panama Mr. Laurentino Cortizo looked enthusiastic, showing interest in trying it in Panama.

The Panamanian president said "it could empower the young and give bright light in the noble sport of boxing."

Photo (L-R): Journalist Juan Carlos Tapia, WBC president Mauricio Sulaiman, President of Panama Laurentino Cortizo, IBF president Daryl Peoples and Promoter Sampson Lewkowicz during a boxing meeting in Panama.


The author Carlos Costa of Panama is a veteran boxing reporter living in the Philippines. Carlos can be reached at carlos512@hotmail.com and whatsapp: +639184538152.


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