2005 National Senior Boxing Championships on TSN

Via TSN Newswire

TSN laces up the gloves for the 2005 National Senior Boxing Championships on Saturday, Jan. 29 at 2 p.m. ET (encore on Sunday, Jan. 30 at 11:30 p.m. ET and Friday, Feb. 4 at 12:30 p.m. ET).  The 2005 National Senior Boxing Championships feature a wide range of Canada’s best amateur pugilists, from Olympians to World Champions to National title-holders.

Originally held from January 20 to 23 at Hotel des Seigneurs in St. Hyacinthe, Quebec, the event features commentary and analysis from boxing experts Russ Anber and Darren Dutchyshen of TSN’s IN THIS CORNER.

The two-hour program includes six Men’s title bouts featuring such prominent Canadian fighters as 2004 Olympian Adam Trupish and fellow National Team members Sebastien Gauthier, Kevin Bizier and Bername Stiverne.  The program also takes viewers into the corner of Adonis
Stevenson, an up-and-coming fighter who is trained by Anber himself. 

TSN’s 2005 National Senior Boxing Championships includes profiles on several of the competitors and provides highlights and results from the annual event.

The six Men’s title bouts are:
* Flyweight (51kg): Sebastian Gauthier (National Team) vs. Brad Brooks (Ontario)
* Lightweight (60kg): Ibrahim Kamal (Ontario) vs. Dierry Jean (Quebec)
* Light Welterweight (64kg): Kevin Bizier (National Team) vs. Jonathan Bochner (Ontario)
* Welterweight (67 kg): Adam Trupish (National Team) vs. Jon Agar (British Columbia)
* Middleweight (75 kg): Adonis Stevenson (Quebec) vs. Richard Reittie (Ontario)
* Super Heavyweight (91kg+): Bermane Stiverne (National Team) vs. Matt Michajliv (Alberta)

George Chuvalo, Aaron Pryer, Clyde Gray, & Summer Boys Headline Jr Nationals

The Junior National Championships are almost here!  Held in Brantford from February 17-20, the 4 day tournament will feature the best 17-18 year olds in the nation and will also play host to Senior and Female Final Team Selections.  These bouts will determine who from the National Team and their top challengers will represent Canada in international competition in 2005.  The tournament is hosted by the Brantford Youth Boxing Club and will be held at the Brantford Civic Centre.  Thank you to the Ontario Trillium Foundation and the City of Brantford for their support.  Also at this great event, are some extraordinary boxing legends.  Come see them in person at the Jr Nationals:

Friday, Feb 17 – George Chuvalo
Feb 17-18 – Aaron Pryer
Feb 18 – Clyde Gray
All weekend – John, Gary, & Terry Summerhays

Tickets are $10 per session, or $40 for the entire weekend (6 sessions).  To order tickets call 519.751.3611.