Amateur Boxing Gala Only 3 days Away

Boxing Ontario’s Awards Dinner & Corporate Boxing Show, Presented by Milton Motor Sports, is only a few days away.  The event will feature a live 6-Bout Boxing Card between Ontario and Quebec champions, many of whom are provincial winners and ranked in the top three in the nation in their weight class.  Included in the evening will be a formal meal and a ceremony to honour annual award winners for Boxing Ontario.  Four new “Legends” of Ontario Amateur Boxing will also be inducted into the Legends Ring of Fame.  George Chuvalo and Donovan Bailey will be special guests for the evening.  Coverage of the event will be aired on TV Cogeco and 300 people are expected to attend.

Boxing Ontario is pleased to announce that Milton Motor Sports has signed on to become the Title Sponsor of Friday’s event.  Spokesperson Rob Moser of Milton Motor Sports said on Tuesday, “We are very excited to support this event and amateur boxing in Ontario.  Our line of motorcycles and merchandise are sleek, aggressive, and dynamic, much like that of a boxer.”  Milton Motor Sports will feature a new line of Yamaha street bikes throughout the venue on Friday night.

Here are the Ontario boxers for the card on Friday, June 17, 2005:

Featherweight Female Division (54kg)
Kaydian Morgan – Hamilton
McGrory’s Boxing Club
2005 Provincial Finalist

Middleweight Male Division Junior (75kg)
Steve Franjic – Orangeville
Big Tyme Boxing Club
2005 National Bronze Medalist

Light Welterweight Female Division (63kg)
Katie Dunn (Windsor)
Border City Boxing Club
2005 National Champion

Lightweight Male Division (60kg)
Richard Chau (London)
London Boxing Club
2005 Provincial Finalist

Light Flyweight Female Division (48kg)
Jacqueline Park (Toronto)
Cabbagetown Boxing Club
2004 National Champion

Light Welterweight Male Division (64kg)
Andre Gorges (Windsor)
Border City Boxing Club
2005 Provincial Finalist

Middleweight Male Division (75kg)
Richard Reittie (Toronto)
Sully’s Boxing Gym
2005 National Silver Medalist

Boxing Ontario’s Dinner & Boxing Show will take place on Friday, June 17, at the St. Volodymyr Cultural Centre in Oakville.  Doors open at 5:30pm with Awards beginning at 6:45pm and boxing at 8pm.  For more details visit www.boxingontario.com

Boxing Ontario asks that all media wishing to attend please RSVP to the Marketing Department by Thursday, June 16, 12pm noon.

 

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