Ntetu remains undefeated

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The two light-heavyweights boxers didn’t waste much time studying each other, getting the action started from the opening bell.  In the first round, the Manitoban connected to the jaw with a good left hook, but Francy Ntetu (9-0-0, 3 KO’s) is undeterred and continues his attack. The local favorite took control of the fight from …

Brewer. Wilcox post victories

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Brandon Brewer (5-0-1) and Steve Wilcox (6-0) both remained undefeated as boxing returned to the Lion’s Club in Moncton New Brunswick Saturday night. Junior-middleweight Brewer won a convincing unanimous decision as the local fighter won every round Ted Reno (3-5-2). Lightweight Wilcox managed to score his third stoppage in six contests as he scored a …

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 …

News & Notes

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More hands down for ESPN Main Event The injury bug that plagued several Groupe Yvon Michel fighters and events in 2012 seems to have carried over into the New Year. The latest casualty is the February 8th Fast & Furious main event as John O’Donnell (27-2, 11KOs) has pulled out of his welterweight clash vs. Kevin Bizier (19-0, 13KOs) …

Luis drops first

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Jr. welterweight Jose Hernandez (14-6-1, 6 KOs) of Fort Worth, Texas upset previously unbeaten Canadian Tony Luis (15-1, 7 KOs) with an eighth round TKO. Hernandez dropped Luis in round eight and finished him with his follow-up barrage. Time was 2:47. You could count on one hand the jabs thrown by either fighter as they …

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 leads way for Ontario boxers

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Asselstine, Gardiner, Daley, McGuinness all facing pivotal fights While it has been Quebec that has traditionally fuelled the Canadian boxing engine, a handful of the province’s cross-border rivals from Ontario are facing pivotal showcase fights in the very near future. Starting tonight with super-lightweight Tony Luis who will be featured on ESPN’s Friday Night Fights, …

Luis set for ESPN Debut

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The Tuscarora Room at the Turning Stone Casino in Verona, New York was the site for the pre-fight press conference for tomorrow’s ESPN 2 Friday Night Fights. Promoters’ Artie Pelullo and Greg Cohen were on hand as well as the main event fighters and special guest WBA Super Welterweight champion Austin “No Doubt” Trout. Turning …

Arreola-Stiverne for all the marbles

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Riverside, California’s Chris “The Nightmare” Arreola (35-2, 3O KOs) was at Sisleys Italian Kitchen in Sherman Oaks, California Wednesday afternoon to officially announce his WBC heavyweight elimination bout against Bermane “B-Ware” Stiverne (22-1, 20 KOs) to take place Saturday, March 9 live on HBO from the Hangar at the Orange County Fairgrounds in Costa Mesa, …