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Hublot hosts Night of Champions to raise money for the WBC José Sulaimán Boxers Fund

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Hublot co-hosted a Night of Champions in Las Vegas last week that raised money for the WBC José Sulaimán Boxers Fund, a charity that supports past and present fighters that have fallen on hard times.

Attendees included boxing legends Mike Tyson, Sugar Ray Leonard, Evander Holyfield, Lennox Lewis, Julio César Chávez, Roberto Duran, Zou Shiming, Thomas Hearns, George Foreman, Oscar De la Hoya, Vitali Klitschko, Jeff Fenech and Hozumi Hasegawa.

All of the boxing champions were gifted the Big Bang Unico WBC in green ceramic.

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The WBC José Sulaimán Boxers Fund, established in 2012 in conjunction with Hublot, aims to protect athletes’ safety, health and well-being.

 

Champions join Hublot on stage after raising $1.2 million for the Boxers Fund charity.

 

Since its creation, the Fund has raised and distributed over $1.2 million dollars to retired boxers with financial and medical hardships for housing, living expenses, and medical costs.

Hublot demonstrates a continued commitment to the WBC in 2019 by auctioning off one-of-a-kind packages with all proceeds going to the Fund. The unique packages included the chance to get in the ring at the Canelo vs. Jacobs Fight the next day, throwing the first pitch for one of the top MLB teams, and a private boxing lesson from a WBC Heavyweight Champion.

Additionally, a raffle and silent auction featured exclusive items such as the last known glove signed by Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao, a golf club signed by Dustin Johnson, as well as a pair of shoes signed by Kobe Bryant.

The evening raised an additional $1.2 million for the Boxers Fund.

 

George Foreman wears his new Hublot watch.

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