Dillon "Big Country" Carman to fight on Dec 29 - Boxing news 24 

Call it a late Christmas present for Canadian boxing fans.

The country’s heavyweight champion, Dillon “Big Country” Carman has been added to the December 29 event at the Deerfoot Inn and Casino in Calgary, presented by Lee Baxter Promotions in conjunction with Teofista Promotions.

Carman (11-2, 10 knockouts) will take on the battle-tested Vicente Sandez (15-7, 10 KOs) in an eight round bout, which, based on the champion’s history, is sure to be a memorable one........

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Cambridge's Denton Daley now Commonwealth, Canadian champ ... and a married man - Cambridge Times

TORONTO – Denton Daley kept his promise to his fiancee Mona. He looked “pretty” for their wedding photos.

Less than 24 hours after scoring a technical knockout over Quebec’s Sylvera Louis on Friday (Sept. 9) in Toronto to win the vacant Commonwealth (British Empire) cruiserweight title and take Louis’s Canadian title, the 34-year-old Cambridge boxer got married.....

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Lewis boxing event seeks to scoop up TIFF overflow - Toronto star 

If anyone makes a feature film about Lennox Lewis’s life, the heavyweight great suggests they title it “The Last Great Champion.”

He would cast Idris Elba, rumoured to be the next James Bond, in the lead role, with the actor’s London roots and ease with accents making him a natural to portray a boxer equal parts English, Canadian and Jamaican....

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Pro boxers at Olympics 'recipe for disaster': Lennox Lewis - Toronto Sun

TORONTO — Forget the fighters.

Lennox Lewis believes it’s the boxing officials who need to have their brains examined.

Particularly those who are advocating having professional boxers....

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George Chuvalo honoured in Toronto 50 years after fight with Muhammad Ali - CTV News 

TORONTO -- Muhammad Ali has good and bad days in his battle with Parkinson's disease but memories of his first bout with Canadian George Chuvalo bring a sparkle to the legendary boxer's eye.

Former heavyweight champion Lennox Lewis headlined a testimonial dinner Tuesday night to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Chuvalo's first fight with Ali, then the world heavyweight champion.....

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Downtown Toronto fight series turns to the past to try to sell the present - Toronto star 

Highlights from the first fight between Muhammad Ali and Toronto’s George Chuvalo flicker across a wall-mounted flat screen TV as Drake’s Hotline Bling plays over the stereo at Global Legacy Boxing’s downtown headquarters.

Company president Les Woods settles into a chair at the front of the crowded room, joining Canadian heavyweight legends Lennox Lewis and George Chuvalo at a news conference announcing a four-event boxing series slated to run from April to September....

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Boxing is a tough sell in Toronto for promoter Lennox Lewis - Montreal gazette 

TORONTO — Lennox Lewis was the last undisputed world heavyweight champion — a man who won gold representing Canada at the 1988 Olympics, someone who fought the best of the division over 15 pro years, losing only two of 44 bouts.

But this might be his biggest challenge yet. Along with partner Les Woods, the two formed Global Legacy Boxing. Their mandate is to revive the sport in Canada’s biggest city...

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