Poster Created by Bob Levesque
Boxing Canada has announced its fighters for the 2014 Youth World Championships in Sofia, Bulgaria. The team will include: Adrian Halford, ON, 52 kg; Cody Brown, BC, 60 kg; Zack Ridgewell, ON, 64 kg; Evangelos Frangos, QC, 91 kg. The tournament takes place April 10-25.
The next pro card in Canada takes place on March 21 in Pointe-Claire, Quebec. The event is presented by Grant Brothers Promotions and will feature an eight round middleweight tilt between Francis Lafreniere and Roberto McLellan.
By Christopher Cameron, New Glasgow News
Born and raised in Pictou County, Sparky Paris became one of the most well known members of the community – let alone sports community.
A quiet, kind-hearted man, Paris got his start with boxing in Pictou County as an 18-year-old when he was working at Maritime Steel. It was 1941 and he was helping to make artillery supplies for the war effort. Read More…
By Raquel Ruiz, Boxing Canada
Positive news is the driving force for Boxing Canada at the end of 2013. This sets the tone for the future, from two years of systematic work under the new President and Board of Director’s leadership.
These leaders of the Boxing community in Canada gathered in Ottawa on the weekend of December 5th and 6th for the semi-annual general meeting. The results affirmed the organization’s path, which is guided by a strategic plan that focuses on six goals: 1) memberships/retention; 2) communication/marketing; 3) medical/sports science; 4) long term athlete development/coaches/officials; 5) competition/training opportunities; 6) finance. Read More…
SYDNEY — Sydney Boxing Club fighter Ryan Rozicki won by split decision over Canadian champ Dawson Gibson in the Saturday Night Fights boxing card at Centre 200. The 19-year-old from Howie Centre bested the 30-year-old Gibson, a super heavyweight champ and national team member, in front of about 2,000 fans. Rozicki improved his amateur record to 11-4. Read More…
Tyson Cave (left) lands a head-jarring jab on Jovanny Soto (right) last night in Spryfield, Nova Scotia. Cave ultimately stopped Soto via TKO4. Photo Credit: Martin Blais, Aggro Photography. Submitted by Team Cave.