Boxing

12-Card Event Saturday At Boomerz X Warriors Gym

The 2nd annual Lawrence Boom Memorial Boxing card, an all-ages, 12-card event, will be held Saturday night at Boomerz X Warriors gym in London. Boom was a long-time London boxing coach and gym owner, and founder of Boomerz. Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door. Weight classes from 120 pounds to 200 […]

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Boxing Event Fights Homelessness

A boxing fundraiser putting amateur pugs in the ring will do its part to knock out homelessness amongst youth in London. Fight to End Homelessness, organized by Brett Lucier and Adam Malamis, is staged for RBC Place London on November 13. This is no ordinary boxing card. The duo are asking local businesspeople and politicians […]

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Cliff McWhirter Was London’s Greatest Boxer

London has lost another sporting legend. Cliff McWhirter, London’s greatest boxer and a member of the Canadian Boxing Hall of Fame, and London Sports Hall of Fame, has died at age 102. McWhirter, a ring star during the 1930s,┬ácompiled a record of 138 wins, 17 losses and four draws with 33 knockouts. He took up […]

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