Canada vs usa fundrasier
Welcome to this years Eddie Melo Legacy Organization Fight Night Fundraiser
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.
This show is sanctioned by Boxing Ontario
Our Matchmaker is Richard Souce from The Stockyards Boxing and Fitness
Date: Saturday September 28 2019
Doors open at 5:00 PM
First Bout 6:00 PM
Location: Heritage Court @ Exhibition Place
19 Nunavut Rd, Toronto, ON M6K 3C3
Tickets: $50.00 General Admission
$1000.00 for a table that seats 10
Tickets available at the following Boxing Gyms:
*Stockyards boxing and fitness
215 Ryding Ave, Toronto, ON M6N 1H6
700 Dundas St E, Mississauga, ON L4Y 3Y5
*Brantford Blackeye Boxing
17 Webling St, Brantford, ON N3S 2S8
*Uptown Boxing Club
285 Dunlop St W, Barrie, ON L4N 1C1
115 Hempstead Dr #6, Hamilton, ON L8W 2E7
*King Of The Ring
4 Automatic Rd #106, Brampton, ON L6S 5P2
*Kombat Arts Training Academy
6175 Tomken Rd #2, Mississauga, ON L5T 1X5
*Battle Arts Academy
4880 Tomken Rd, Mississauga, ON L4W 1J8