11:45  ,  April 5, 2022

Cuba lifts ban on professional boxing after 60 years

The Cuban National Boxing Federation has lifted a 60-year ban on professional boxing, ESPN reported.

The federation signed a contract with promoter Golden Ring to allow Olympic champions Julio Cesar La Cruz, Arlen Lopez, Roniel Iglesias and Andy Cruz to participate in the 20 May show in Mexico.

The ban on professional boxing in Cuba dates back to 1962.

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