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02/08/2018 | News release | Distributed by Public on 02/08/2018 11:17

The WBO Mourns the passing of our first president Ramon Pina

Rest In Peace Ramon Pina, Attorney, writer, diplomat and the first President of the World Boxing Organization. Our condolences go out to his family and friends.

Mr. Pina dedicated many years to the sport of boxing, he created the rule book that is still used today for boxing in the Dominican Republic. He was a boxing commissionaire and supervised important championship fights such as the Thomas Hearns v Sugar Ray Leonard bout in 1989.

For those to wish to pay their respects, his body will be at the Blandino Funeral home, as of 12 noon today, February 8 and his funderal will be held tomorrow at 11 a.m. in the cemetery of Avenue Maximo Gomez in Dominican Republic.

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Descansa en Paz, Ramón Pina, destacado jurista, escritor, diplomático y primer Presidente de la Organización Mundial de Boxeo. Nuestras sinceras condolencias para su familia y amigos.

El Lic. Pina dedicó muchas años de su vida al boxeo, creó el reglamento de boxeo de República Dominicana que es utilizado aún hoy. Fue comisionado y supervisó importantes pelease de campeonato tales como la de Thomas Hearns v. Sugar Ray Leonard en 1989.

Para aquellos que deseen dar el último adios al Dr.Piña y brindar las condolencias a su familia, su cuerpo se encuentra en la Funeraria Blandino a partir del mediodía de este 8 de Febrero, su funeral se llevará a cabo mañana a las 11 a.m. en el cementerio de la avenida Máximo Gómez en República Dominicana.