Boxing

Alex Torres shows off the championship belts he won after defeating Jose Luis Zarate Lara in a Canadian Professional Boxing Council title unification match. (Empire Promotions pay-per-view)

Professional boxing returns to B.C. with title unification fight win for Alex Torres

Torres claims two CPBC titles in the main event of ‘The Resurgence’ PPV

 

Langley’s Brendan Kim (left) squares off against Sooke’s Dominique Constant at the Cloverdale Legion Feb. 22. Kim KO’d Constant in the third round. (Photo: Jason Sveinson)

Ralph Robson honoured at Jim Gallagher Memorial Boxing event at Cloverdale Legion

Fight night drew crowd of 300, raised approx. $6,000 for amateur boxers

 

Aneil Dhaliwal, 18, works out at Box2Fit gym five times a week. (Samantha Anderson)

Cloverdale Box2Fit gym, community expands

Gym that works with all ages, abilities expands to include 24-hour facility

Aneil Dhaliwal, 18, works out at Box2Fit gym five times a week. (Samantha Anderson)
Frankie La Sasso and Brien Smith demonstrate a few combinations before class begins. (Samantha Anderson)

Boxers Punch Out Parkinson’s at Cloverdale gym

Box 2 Fit provides boxing programs, community for those with Parkinson’s disease

Frankie La Sasso and Brien Smith demonstrate a few combinations before class begins. (Samantha Anderson)
Eric Basran. (Submitted photo)

Surrey’s Eric Basran named to 2018 Commonwealth Games

The 19-year-old was one of seven Canadians who were chosen to participate internationally

Eric Basran. (Submitted photo)
Photo: Trevor Beggs                                Jeff Kaplan takes a swing at Frankie La Sasso’s pads during a boxing class for people with Parkinson’s on Oct. 31st, 2017.

VIDEO: Boxing class for Parkinson’s in Surrey packs a punch

‘When you walk in here, you leave your disability at the door,’ says founder Frankie La Sasso

Photo: Trevor Beggs                                Jeff Kaplan takes a swing at Frankie La Sasso’s pads during a boxing class for people with Parkinson’s on Oct. 31st, 2017.
Tyler Chambers (red) takes on Matt Hellyar (blue) during Boxing at the Legion in Cloverdale on Sunday, October 1st, 2017. Chambers won by a first-round TKO. (Trevor Beggs)

Chambers’ knockout highlights Boxing at the Legion

Legion members hope the successful event spurs boxing events in other legions across B.C.

Tyler Chambers (red) takes on Matt Hellyar (blue) during Boxing at the Legion in Cloverdale on Sunday, October 1st, 2017. Chambers won by a first-round TKO. (Trevor Beggs)
Fight Night at the Legion

Fight Night at the Legion

The Cloverdale Legion will host a boxing event in conjunction with the Port Kells Boxing Club.

  • Sep 27, 2017
Fight Night at the Legion
Surrey boxer Eric Basran takes on Cuba in his first national matchup

Surrey boxer Eric Basran takes on Cuba in his first national matchup

Basran the sole Canadian to win both his bouts at Ken Goff Memorial Classic

Surrey boxer Eric Basran takes on Cuba in his first national matchup