Claggett aims to rebound Friday

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2012 was the Year of the Dragon on the Chinese horoscope – a year in which Steve “The Dragon” Claggett (15-2-1 10KO) went 3-0 with 3 knockouts. Now, as we approach the halfway point of the year, look for Claggett to strike quickly in this the Year of the Snake. Look for the super-lightweight to …

Spence drops first

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Melissa “Little Miss Tyson” St Vil (4-1-2) took a majority decision over previously unbeaten Natasha “The Nightmare” Spence (6-1-1, 5 KOs) in an action-packed eight round super featherweight bout. St Vil weighed in six pounds over the 130-pound limit, and was forced to shed a few pounds the night before the fight, but her energy …

Bizier dominates Campbell

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Welterweight Kevin Bizier (20-0 14KO) pounded out a cautious yet sustained attack over Nate Campbell (36-10-1 26KO) finally forcing the former undisputed lightweight champion to throw in the towel at the end of the 8th round as the headline event at the Ball Centre in Montreal and broadcast on ESPN’s Friday Night Fights. Bizier was …

Bizier/Ramsay handle change up

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Late changes in opponents have always been part of boxing, but when undefeated Kevin Bizier was faced with a change from a tall lanky southpaw to an orthodox fighter who was four inches shorter, thirteen years senior and a former unified world champion who to this point in his has refused to let up, you …

Bizier unfazed by opponent change

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Media and onlookers had the opportunity to witness a prime and ready Kevin Bizier (19-0, 13KOs) Tuesday, at the GYM public workout in preparation for his battle against former unified titleholder Nate Campbell (36-9-1, 26KOs). Bizier was expected to face awkward southpaw John O’Donnell up until about 2 weeks ago when O’Donnell withdrew due to …

Boone then June for Stevenson

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It appears as though the ongoing saga between the IBF and super-middleweight contender Adonis Stevenson (19-1,16KOs) is finally coming to a close. After weeks of uncertainty as to when Stevenson, the number one ranked contender with the IBF at 168lbs would get his title shot Yvon Michel (Stevenson’s promoter) announced Monday at the GYM headquarters …

New beginning for Bence

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The only other fighter present at the public workout was GYM heavyweight prospect Didier Bence (6-0, 2KOs) who will be fighting American Joey Dawejko (7-1-2, 3KOs) in a six round battle. It was the first time the media got a glimpse of Bence since he started working with former Steve Molitor trainer Chris Johnson in …

Bizier set for centre stage

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The stage is set for the third installment of Fast & Furious 3.0, co-presented by Mise-O-Jeu and Videotron, this Friday night (Feb. 8) at Bell Centre. Unbeaten in 19 professional fights, hot Quebec prospect and WBA #5 rated welterweight Kevin Bizier (19-0-0, 13 KO) takes on wily former unified world champion and IBF # 9 …

Canadian collision course

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Undefeated Canadian rivals Baha Laham (10-0-1) and Tyler Asselstine (12-0) take centre stage this Friday as the co-feature for the GYM promoted Fast and Furious card at the Bell Centre in Montreal and broadcast live on ESPN Friday Night Fights. Asselstine was originally to have met Joel Diaz who pulled out with an injury late …