WBO President Francisco “Paco” Valcarcel arrived in Tokyo today for a press conference to be held on Monday where together with the Japanese Boxing Commission they will announce the official entrance of the organization to Japan. The delegation included WBO Ratings Chairman Luis Perez, WBO Asia Vice President Leon Panoncillo and promoter Felix “Tutico” Zabala. Upon his arrival, Valcarcel declared “I’m very happy and delighted to have been able to get our organization into such a great country. This is history in the making. I want to thank the JBC, Mr. Akihiko Honda and Felix “Tutico” Zabala who have work very hard for the past three years to make this happen.”
The press conference will be held at 2 PM, Monday at the Tokyo Dome Hotel.