When Jacob Landry found out he wouldn't be wearing headgear at the Canadian elite men's boxing championship, he was ecstatic. Two cuts in two fights later, he wasn't happy at all.
"I've always boxed with headgear," the 21-year-old resident of Montreal said Thursday at the Orr Centre. "This
Global National examines the removal of headgear in elite men's boxing competitions. The 2014 Elite Men's & Women's Canadian Boxing Championships are historical for Boxing Canada because it is the first time since 1984 male boxers have not worn head gear in elite men’s competitions, and
Regina Boxing Club's Ronnie Deiter is getting ready to step into the boxing ring without head gear at the 2014 Elite Canadian Boxing Championships, October 22-26 in Regina at the Orr Centre. This competition will be historic for Boxing Canada because it will be the first time since 1984
Regina Boxing Club vice-president and Boxing Canada president, Pat Fiacco (right), pictured with reigning World Boxing Council heavyweight champion and Ukrainian professional boxer, Vitali Klitschko (left). Fiacco and Klitschko were at the Junior World Championships in Kiev, Ukraine. Fiacco is the