Sampson Lewkowicz of Sampson Boxing wishes to congratulate his fighter, WBA World Featherweight Super Champion Chris "The Dragon" John, for being awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award by the World Boxing Association.
32-year-old John (46-0-2, 22 KOs) has defeated the likes of Juan Manuel Marquez, Derrick Gainer and Rocky Juarez while making 15 successful defenses over a WBA-record nine years of being champion.
"Chris John is truly an all-time great," said a proud Lewkowicz. "I am very happy the WBA has bestowed their highest honor on this most deserving champion and hero to his homeland of Indonesia."
John was presented his prestigious award by WBA President Gilberto Mendoza at their 19th Annual Awards Dinner in Panama City, Panama, in front of other boxing luminaries including former champions Ricky Hatton and Khaosai Galaxy.
If he is able to defend his title four more times, John will equal the record set by Panama's Eusebio Pedroza for successful featherweight ti...