Canada’s seven boxers have all been given their first assignments for the World Championships in China and two of them have already entered the ring.  In the 60kg division, Ontario’s Ibrahim Kamal outdueled Javakhyan Hrachik of Armenia 29-18 on Day 1 of the competition.  Quebec’s Adonis Stevenson fell to Emilio Correa Bayeux of Cuba.  The remaining five Canucks will see their first action over the next three days, as follows:

Nov. 14
57kg – Arash Usmanee (AB) vs. Eric Donovan (IRL)
64kg – Kevin Bizier (QC) vs. Som Baha Dur Pun (IND)
91kg – Gino Nardari (AB) vs. Darmos Jozsef (HUN)

Nov. 15
69kg – Adam Trupish (ON) vs. Mongolia

Nov. 16
Tyson Cave (NS) vs. Hong Kong

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In addition, will air the bouts online.  The preliminary bouts and semifinals will be aired on a delayed basis on November 16 – 19, while the finals will be shown live on the pay-per-view website.