Cambell to step in against Bizier

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With undefeated welterweight Kevin Bizier (19-0 13KO) in need of an opponent for his headline fight next Friday night at the Bell Centre in Montreal, it looks as if the name of former undisputed champion Nate Campbell (36-9-1 26KO) has surfaced to the top of the heap. Veteran Montreal boxing writer Daniel Cloutier first broke …

Jean joins FightClub

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The February 16th card at the Lac Leamy Casino in Gatineau Quebec is taking shape as undefeated super-lightweight Dierry Jean (23-0 15KO) will be headlining and expected to defend his NABA belt, one of two North American belts the talented fighter possesses. Jean the #1 WBC rated super-lightweight will be part of promoter/manager Camille Estephan’s FightClub …

Luis to face ‘Loco’ Hernandez on FNF

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Rising junior welterweight Tony “Lighting” Luis, 15-0 (7 KO’s), will now face rugged veteran Jose “Loco” Hernandez January 25 on ESPN Friday Night Fights at the Turning Stone Casino in Verona, NY. The quick-handed Canadian’s original foe Miguel Gonzalez withdrew, citing an illness and opening the door for Hernandez. With an extremely deceptive 13-6-1 record, …

Rakoczy takes on Velez Jan. 24

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HD Boxing will headline a female title fight on their next show, Thursday January 24th at the Coca-Cola Center in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. The OKC Charity Fight Night is a black tie benefit show complete with dinner, cocktails, stogies, auctions and entertainment hosted by none other than ring legend Ray ‘Boom Boom’ Mancini. Local boxing …

Arthur Wellby passes

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Longtime Winnipeg boxing fixture Arthur Wellby passed away Sunday morning at the age of 71 years old. He was a boxing referee and judge in Manitoba for twenty years. He refereed many of Canada’s best, including Donny Lalonde, Wayne Caplette and Danny Vandal to name a few. He also gainer, cut man, second and promoter …