Tashkent announced as host of IBA Mens World Boxing Championships with record prize money
November 7, 2022
IBA President Umar Kremlev opened the press conference in Dubai today to speak about the IBA progress made in the last months. He confirmed that the IBA Men’s World Boxing Championships 2023 will take place in Tashkent on May 1-14.
‘I am confident that IBA Men’s World Boxing Championships will be held on the highest level in Tashkent, it will become one of the best in history. I have already visited Uzbekistan, I saw how they organized boxing tournaments. With their professionalism and love for boxing, they could be a role model for many countries. I am looking forward to seeing new champions crowned in Tashkent,’ IBA President Umar Kremlev said.
‘For the first time in history, we will have a record prize money fund, $5.2 million USD. For the first place, the award is $200,000 USD, for the second place $100,000 USD, and for each bronze medalist $50,000 USD,’ the President added.