Roy Jones Jr.: Kazakhstan is homeland of the best boxers
The best boxers of the world were born in Kazakhstan, the legendary boxer Roy Jones Jr said during the official press conference in Almaty, BNews.kz correspondent reported.
"It is very pleasant to me to be in your country. Kazakhstan is the Homeland of the best boxers in the world. My impression about the Kazakhstan boxers is positive. If they are not the best, then they are very best," Roy Jones said.
The boxer expressed great love to Kazakhstan and told that he is very glad to a visit.
"I love Kazakhstan because your country kindly treats all religions. Thanks for hospitality and I hope that I still will manage to visit your country," the boxer said.
For Kazakhstan this day is a great honor to accept the legendary boxer. In Almaty Roy Jones participated in a charity event of the Kus Zholy program and met children with limited opportunities to share with them self-confidence and forces.
"I try to be an example for children. They shall live as God and our conscience orders us. Such meetings allow children to feel necessary," Jones told.
Besides, the boxer declared that he will promote development of prize-fighting in Kazakhstan. And, perhaps, will open boxing school.
During the meeting the representative of the Global company Roy presented to Jones as a gift personalized boxing gloves, and admirers of the boxer had a unique opportunity to see an idol personally and to ask it the interesting questions, and also to take memorable pictures.