Canadian Boxer Cody Crowley wastes no time in the boxing world. Saturday night he was in Boston picking up his 7th win in his professional career and a couple of days later he is in Russia and a full days work behind him as he is in training camp with IBO, and IBF World champ Ed Troyanovsky ,This is Cody’s second time working in camp in helping him prepare for a defense title. Cody lives and trains out of Las Vegas Nevada .
The biggest fight in Canadian boxing history happened 50 yrs ago . George Chuvalo fought “The Greatest,” Muhammad Ali.
The 15-round fight at Maple Leaf Gardens on March 29, 1966, transformed George Chuvalo of Toronto into a symbol of courage and determination and lifted him into the top rank of contenders during a golden age of heavyweights. George fought them all .
The fight’s 50th anniversary will be celebrated on Tuesday with a gala dinner at the Mattamy Athletics Centre, the former Maple Leaf Gardens. Many boxing celebrities will be on hand for this special event.
Dominic Dominator Babineau will be back in action May 14 th Aithen Centre in Fredricton opponent TBA looking to make it 4-0
We are 3 months in the 2016 boxing season. We have had some exciting fights to date and some new champions who are some fighters you would like to square off against each other this year .
Raymond Olubowale 11-7-1 (8 KO’s) recaptures the Canadian Professional Boxing Council heavyweight title on Thursday, March 17, 2016, Ray Olubowale met Eric Barrak 8-3 (7 KO’s) at the Montreal Casino in Quebec to battle for the Canadian heavyweight crown won via knockout in the third round.
Raymond first won the Canadian heavyweight title by defeating David Cadieux of Quebec in 2007.
His second Canadian heavyweight championship was the Canadian Professional Boxing Council heavyweight title by defeating Eric Martel Bahoeli 7-1 in 2012. Olubowale later lost the title to Eric Martel Bahoeli in their rematch in 2013. 3 years later in 2016 he was able to capture the Canadian Professional Boxing Council heavyweight title once again.
Johnny Devison wins split decision. Johnny Devison is the new Bantamweight Champion of Canada. October 26, 1959, Cape Breton for the first time since 1912 this community has a Canadian boxing championship, which was brought to his home town Friday by Johnny Devison, the new Canadian Bantamweight King. Not since Mickie McIntyre won the lightweight title in 1912 had a Canadian Championship been held by a Glace Bay native. The championship was vacated by the retirement of Pat Supple who has taken a position in business in Montreal. (Mickey MacIntyre is the same Mickey MacIntyre who fought World Lightweight Champion Battling Nelson to a 12-Round no-decision bout in Winnipeg July 12, 1912.)
October 28, 1960 Sydney, Nova Scotia. Johnny Devison of Glace Bay, Nova Scotia defends his Canadian Bantamweight title against former champion Marcel Gendron, Quebec City. Gendron knocks out Devison in the 7th round to reclaim the title. Marcel Gendron is again Bantamweight Champion of Canada.