Objectives of the Movement to Organize Boxing

Objectives of the Movement to Organize Boxing

Post by Dave Nava » Wed, 19 Mar 1997 04:00:00

I was impressed and wanted to quote this.

Objectives:

1.To provide a health insurance plan for current boxers.

2.To provide a pension plan for current boxers.

3.To insure that proper medical attention is provided at ringside.

4.To provide death benefits for dependents should the unfortunate

happen.

5.To encourage and support a national computerized record-keeping
system for licensed boxers.

6.To eliminate the confusion and conflict between the various
sanctioning/rating organization such as the WBC, WBA, and IBF.

 7.To establish an educational scholarship program, perhaps
contractually supported.

8.To review the policy of excessive deductions from the boxers purse.

9.To eliminate coercion in the signing of multiple-option contracts.

10.To eliminate contractual obligations that are dehumanizing and
unfair.

11.To establish standards for the training of judges and referees.

12.To improve gym conditions that appear to be unsanitary and
unhealthy.

13.To encourage and support the National Association of Boxing
Commissions.

14.To insure that anti-boxing legislature is opposed in a timely,
logical, and factual manner.

http://www.uhu.com/boxing/purpose.htm

Dave Navajo