Canada's Commonwealth Games medalists will box at the Ken Goff Memorial Boxing Classic
Team Canada’s 2018 Commonwealth Games medalists and Continental Championship medalists are among the boxers who have been announced to square off against Team USA in a dual boxing card at the twenty-fifth annual Ken Goff Memorial Boxing Classic (KGMBC) on Friday, May 4 at the EventPlex at Evraz Place and Brandt Cup rematch on Sunday, May 6 at Ramada Plaza Regina. World Championship and Youth Olympic medalists are among the boxers who will represent Team USA in the eight bout boxing card.
“I’m excited to go back to where it all started,” said Tammara Thibeault (75 kg), 2018 Commonwealth Games bronze medalist and former Regina Boxing Club boxer. “I went from watching most of the National Team athletes competing at this event to being one of them and it feels incredibly special! For me, the Ken Goff Memorial Boxing Classic is about my love for boxing.”
“My ambition is to be the top boxer in the world and I’m here to test myself against Canada’s best boxers,” said Freddy Rojas Jr. (69 kg), 2017 Elite World Championship bronze medalist. “I’m excited to be in Regina fighting in this prestigious event in memory of the great Ken Goff.”
The boxers will meet face-to-face for the first time at the official media weigh-in event at AutoGallery Subaru, Thursday, May 3, at 12:30 p.m. and will be available for interviews.
The KGMBC is a Regina Boxing Club event, presented by Brandt Group of Companies. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased from the Regina Boxing Club. Limited quantities will be available at the door. The KGMBC will be broadcast live on Access Communications and live streamed on reginaboxingclub.ca at 8 p.m.
KEN GOFF MEMORIAL BOXING CLASSIC
Friday, May 4, 2018 | 8 p.m. | EventPlex at Evraz Place
Sunday, May 6, 2018 | 1 p.m. | Ramada Plaza Regina
|Sara Haghighat-Joo||51 kg||Christina Cruz|
|Irene Fiolek||60 kg||Jajaira Gonzalez|
|Tammara Thibeault||75 kg||Naomi Graham|
|Luis Santana||60 kg||James Browning|
|Wyatt Sanford||64 kg||Charlie Sheehy|
|Karn Mann||69 kg||Freddy Rojas Jr.|
|Dylan Martin||75 kg||Nikita Ababiy|
|Harley-David O’Reilly||81 kg||Miguel Teo|