Press Release

WBC & Hublot Night of Champions Gala Dinner Info


Hublot and the WBC will once again make history and on May 3, when the greatest stars of the sport will gather at the Encore hotel in Las Vegas, for the glittering Night of Champions Gala Dinner and Auction.

A night of celebration to raise awareness and funds for the magnificent José Sulaiman Fund, which provides essential support to retired boxers who experience medical and financial difficulties. Since its creation in 2012, the fund has distributed $ 1.2 million dollars to dozens of boxers in need.

Join the WBC & Hublot Night of Champions Gala Dinner and Auction in Las Vegas on May 3rd, 2019! Visit www.hublotnightofchampions.comwhere you will be able to buy tickets, bid on the lots or simply make a donation for an amazing cause!

We remember and applaud the efforts of  the President of the prestigious Swiss watch brand Hublot, Jean-Claude Biver and Don José Sulaiman, who together created a brand new era for boxing

An historic  agreement led to the creation of the collection of 12 watches which recognize and celebrate of the greatest WBC champions: Julio Cesar Chavez , Lennox Lewis, Mike Tyson, Marvin Hagler, Larry Holmes, Roberto Duran, Tommy Hearns, Ray Leonard, Oscar de la Hoya, Jeff Fenech, George Foreman and Evander Holyfield.

On that occasion a replica of each watch was made, which was auctioned in a unique event which established the “José Sulaimán Fund” to help boxers in need. That magical night a million dollars, realizing into reality one of Don José’s most cherished dreams. To practically help those who need it the most and give them back a little of all the glory they unstintingly gave us.

Today a new chapter in that remarkable ongoing story is about to be written and you can be part of it, buying tickets for the big reception and gala dinner, where there will be a live auction with special performances and even the opportunity to share a table with a champion,

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Editor/publisher Michael Woods became addicted to boxing in 1990, when Buster Douglas shocked the world with his demolition of the fearsome Mike Tyson. The Brooklyn-based journalist Woods has covered the sport since then, for ESPN The Magazine,, ESPN New York, RING, and he was editor of from 2007-2015. Woods is also an accomplished blow by blow and color man, having done work for Top Rank, DiBella Entertainment, EPIX, and numerous other organizations.

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