Ireland vs Ontario… Boxing Ontario is delighted to announce this upcoming event held Sunday 8th July in Kombat Arts Training Academy in Mississauga Doors open at 1pm and Tuesday 10th at King of the Ring Boxing Club in Brampton doors open 6pm.
We spoke with Matthew Kennedy from Ontario Boxing Association! “This event comes out of years of work. Matthew Kennedy from Ontario Boxing Association said ‘We had been looking to get more involved in the Irish Boxing programming as it relates to our system well. I was introduced to Michael Carruth at the High Performance centre (former location) in Dublin. I also met Fergal Carruth, the CEO of the Irish Assoc – IABA and spoke about our respective organizations and the potential opportunities to work together.”
“Now we see the Carruth’s (Triplets!) bringing a strong team of boxers from the esteemed Drimnagh Boxing Club. They arrive to work with Ontario’s top athletes in training camps held on the Friday and Saturday. We then Box off against our matched Boxers on Sunday and Tuesday!”
Michael Carruth will be present and was the first Irishman to win an Olympic boxing gold medal the welterweight gold medal at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona. He brings his medal with him!