The C.P.B.C. would like to send out our deepest condolences to the friends and family of Lawrence Boom who passed away suddenly a few days ago. Lawrence had a big following of fans students and very well known and respected in the sport of boxing.He will be sadly missed by all his friends and family and the boxing community. RIP Lawrence.
In this photo: Siblings Patricia L. Tully and Muhammad Abdullah – cousins of honouree, David Downey on his maternal grandfather’s side -present former two-time Canadian Professional Middleweight Boxing Champion, Dave Downey with a framed poster including an image of him and his career events.
David is proudly wearing the CPBC Legacy Champion Belt that he was presented a few minutes previously by CPBC President, Don Collette. Dave Downey is the 4th recipient of the prestigious C.P.B.C Honorary lifetime champion award.
Philly Fight Night returns Sept 8
Junior lightweight Avery Sparrow, who insists on “meaningful fights” to boost his resume, finds himself in with another toughie when he boxes former four-time Canadian national amateur champion Joey Laviolette in the scheduled eight-round main event Friday evening, Sept. 8, at the 2300 Arena.
The Sparrow-Laviolette contest tops a nine-bout card which begins at 7.30 pm.
The C.P.B.C is sad to hear of the passing of one of the greatest boxing officials ever, Marlon Wright. Marlon worked numerous title fights for the C.P.B.C. we will miss him dearly. Condolences to all his friends and family.
The C.P.B.C. would like to take a moment in welcoming some new members.
We welcome Troy Talbot as the C.P.B.C. Senior Advisor.
Troy come's on board with a great background of boxing and good business decisions.
He will be a great asset to the C.P.B.C. welcome Troy.
Another new member is Kyle (Cameron) MacLean, who will be the NOVA SCOTIA REPRESENTATIVE.
Kyle also has an extensive background in boxing and will be a breath of fresh air for the C.P.B.C..
Welcome aboard Kyle.