Big March Shows Scheduled for BC and QC; OBA Golden Gloves April 19-21; International Competition Returns to NS on April 6
On April 6 the Sydney Boxing Academy will host an evening of international amateur boxing entitled “Atlantic Canada vs New England.” Local heavyweight favorite Ryan Rozicki and 2012 Ringside World Champ Taylor Ross are already slated for action. Please see the above poster for more details. match ups will be published as they become available.
The champions from last weekend’s Ontario Provincial Championships, held in Mississauga, Ontario, posted on the Boxing Ontario website thus far are:
Terrel Piper (Waterloo) – 52kg Cadet
Adrian Halford (Atlas) – 52kg Youth
Josh Lupia (Irwin’s) – 56kg Youth
Gabe Lupia (Irwin’s) – 60kg Youth
Zack Ridgewell (Steeltown) – 64kg Youth
Bradley Bernatchez (Windsor) – 69kg Youth
Nate Carzri (Bigtyme) – 75kg Youth
Andy Tan (Grants) – 81kg Youth
Shayneisha Kelly (Atlas) – 69kg Youth Female
McKenzie Wright (Kombat Arts) – 48kg Senior Female
Amanda Galle (All Canadian_ – 51kg Senior Female
Heather Hopkins (Cabbagetown) – 54kg Senior Female
Erica Adjei (Beaver) – 57kg Senior Female
Lita Mae Button (Grants) – 64kg Senior Female
Kaitlyn Clarke (Beaver) – 69kg Senior Female
PJ Tondo (Atlas) – 49kg Senior
Evan Gillard (Motor City) – 52kg Senior
Bradley Wilcox (Steeltown) – 56kg Senior
Lucas Bahdi (Irwin’s) – 60kg Senior
Josh Wagner (Bigtyme) – 64kg Senior
Kane Heron (HUF) – 69kg Senior
Kevin Higson (Steeltown) – 75kg Senior
Nazeem Khan (King of the Ring) – 81kg Senior
Paul Rasmussen (TNT) – 91kg Senior
Marlon Barrington (Tiller’s) – 91+kg Senior
On the other side of the Ontario amateur boxing divide, the Ontario Boxing Association has their annual Golden Gloves championship slated for April 19-21 in London, Ontario. Check back for information about participants.
The Boxing BC Bronze Gloves are right around the corner. This year’s tournament will be hosted by Counterpunch Boxing at the Vernon Rec Centre. The action takes place on March 8 and 9, don’t miss it!
Quebec boxing fans are in for a huge four day event at the Centre Price in Saguenay when some of the best boxers in the province collide in the Quebec Games finals. The action kicks off on March 5 and runs to March 9.
Elsewhere in Quebec, March 8 promises to be a busy day for those not involved in the Quebec Games. Two fight cards are scheduled, one for Club EnergyBox in St-Romuald and another in Quebec City hosted by Club de boxe Pro-Am Limoilo.
On Saturday, March 9, amateur boxing fans in Saskatchewan will be treated to a show in Regina, hosted by New Line Boxing Academy.
It sounds like fight fans in Prince George, BC, turned out in droves to see their local pugilists in action on Saturday on a card hosted by the Spruce Capital Warriors. COMBSPORT follower Rick Shannon stated the following on Facebook: “Prince George boxing favorites Marcus Hume and Thomas Speir send audience home happy with unanimous decision wins.”
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