cuba: the kingdom of boxe
19 Apr 2007
they dance around the ring, jabbing the air and dreaming of becoming a worldclass champion like Savon or Stevenson.
Cuba's rich boxing tradition and new generation of fighters is second only to baseball in popularity in Cuba, and is the sport in wich Cuba ganners the most medals in major events. Since the 1968 olympic games in Mexico city, Cuba has won 55 medals in boxing. more than any other nation. Even more impressive considering Cuba boycotted both 1984 games in Los Angeles and 1988 games in Seoul.