World Boxing Association (WBA)

Asociación Mundial de Boxeo (AMB)

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1921 USA


1921, Rhode Island (USA), as (USA) 'National Boxing Association (NBA)'. Listed title adopted, 23 Aug 1962, when became international. Constitution amended: 1978, Cartagena de Indias (Colombia); 1980, Puerto Rico; 1991, Panama. Offshoots include: B-XD5220 - World Boxing Council (WBC), set up Feb 1963, Mexico City (Mexico); D-XD9036 - International Boxing Federation (IBF), set up 1982; C-XD4530 - World Boxing Organization (WBO), set up 28 Oct 1988, San Juan (Puerto Rico); H-XD5744 - World Boxing Union (WBU), set up 1995, UK.


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General Assembly (annual). Executive Committee, comprising: President; 4 Vice-Presidents; Regional Development Coordinators for Africa (WBAA) and Europe (WBAE); Presidents and Vice-Presidents of D-XD7726 - Latin American Boxing Federation, D-XD7727 - Pan Asian Boxing Association (PABA), and World Boxing Association North America (WBANA); International Coordinator; International Commissioner; Executive Secretary, currently President of D-XD7728 - Federación Latinoamericana de Comisiones de Boxeo Profesional (FEDECENTRO); Treasurer; Legal Adviser; Administrative Adviser; General Adviser, currently President of FEDEBOL - Bolivia. President's advisers (5). Regional Development Committees (5): Africa; Europe (Zones 1 and 2); Latin America; Orient and Pacific. Other committees (7): World Championships; Ratings; Legislative; Credentials; International Officials; Medical Advisory; Appeals.

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