BY ROY ALBERT ANDRADE, K1LLER, Inc.
ONTARIO, CALIFORNIA - While Christmas is considered a civil holiday in the U.S, and celebrated by more than 160 countries around the world, holiday sales are expected to exceed $1 trillion this year. Many households erect Christmas trees, bake gingerbread cookies, sing carols, decorate the exterior of their home with icicle lights, and mail letters to Santa Claus. Others like Mikey Garcia (37W 0L 30KOs), Jessie Vargas (28W 2L 10KOs), Hugo Centeno (26W 1L 14KOs), Jesus Ivan Delgado (11-0-1, 4 KOs), and Michele Chong, www.myboxingfans.com staff writer, Nancy Rodriguez, WBC representative, look at this holiday season as the perfect opportunity to engage in philanthropy. Mikey Garcia, a three-division championship boxer, and philanthropist had an exceptional turnout this weekend at Last Round Bar and Grill in Ontario, California as friends from the boxing community came together to organize a successful toy giveaway this holiday season.
"Today, was a great turnout! I am very grateful for all the fan's love and support. This is a token of appreciation, and wish everyone around the world a Merry Christmas! Also, I am challenging Sergey Lipinets for his junior welterweight world title on February 10, 2018 on Showtime Championship Boxing at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas, so mark your calendars, its going to be a Thank you!" said Mikey Garcia.
"This is a fantastic way to give back to the community. This is a special day, and special moment for all of us," explained Jessie Vargas.
"They started lining up at 9:30 a.m., and the fact that members of the boxing community are here means a lot to these kids. Mikey Garcia, Jessie Vargas, Hugo Centeno and other fighters are handing out Christmas presents to kids. This is an amazing Sunday!" explained Michele Chong.
"Today, members of the boxing community have come together, and are providing children's toys to underprivileged families. All children should deserves to have a Merry Christmas," said Anthony Saldana, staff writer at Supreme Boxing.
Shawn W. Anderson