Meet Team emlo
Come out and take part in an action packed evening watching, Canada’s top elite amateur boxers take on USA. This is Olympic style boxing at its best. In the heart of the city you can cheer on your favourite fighter, see plenty of celebrity boxers, both pro and former olympians. All while supporting an incredible cause. The Eddie Melo Legacy Organization is passionate about youth, boxing and empowerment. We hope that you will come out and support these dedicated and hard working athletes, while contributing to the awareness of at risk youth and amateur boxers.
Egerton Marcus who is a Silver medalist at the 1988 Olympics will be leader for Team Canada. He will be pushing the Canadian team to go for the gold. There will be boxers from some of the different provinces
John “the iceman” Scully who won gold at the eastern USA Olympic trials also in 1988 will be the Team USA Leader. He will be pushing his team to bring the gold back to the USA.
Also in attendance will be legendary referee Joe Cortez, 3 Division world champ Iran “The Blade” Barkley, 5x world champ “Poison” Junior Jones, WBO Champ Rigo Alvarez, WBC CARES chair Jill Diamond, George Chuvalo, former Olympian Mark Simmons, 2x world Champ Steve Molitor, former world champ and Olympian Billy “the Kid” Irwin, and many more surprise guests…. The show will have Christian Gauthier as our ring announcer. Chris has been announcing boxing on the international scene since 1998. He has been associated with GYM since the beginning of the promotional business. He has also advertised numerous other international sporting events, such as the Olympic Games, the FIFA World Cup, the Pan American Games, the Canadian Formula 1 Grand Prix, the Toronto Blue Jays Baseball, the World Hockey Championship junior, the Invictus Games and the FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Cup. He is also the current voice of the Gray Cup (Canadian Football League) and the Rogers Cup. In addition, he acts as boxing performer on the US HBO network for World Championship fights. There will be commentary from Jorge and Dave with Pug Life Chronicles.
Cash bar, food trucks and 50/50 raffle, EMLO swag for purchase as well.
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