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Boxing returns to Outaouais on Sept 8

Following the resounding success of the EOTTM gala on October 27 final yr, which marked the return {of professional} boxing to Outaouais after just a few years of absence, the Montreal promoter is again with a second occasion on September 8 on the Théâtre du On line casino Lac-Leamy.

The cardboard will characteristic the brand new NABF super-lightweight champion, Steve Claggett, in addition to native abilities Alexandre Gaumont, Vanessa Lepage-Joanisse, and Harley-David O’Reilly. The night can be broadcast stay on Punching Grace and ESPN+.

Albertan Steve Claggett (35-7-2, 25 KOs) has constantly captivated boxing followers along with his explosive and electrifying performances, as demonstrated in October final yr when he stopped Jonathan Jose Eniz within the 4th spherical.

Since then, referred to as “The Dragon,” he claimed the NABF title at 140 lbs with a formidable victory over former WBO world champion Alberto Machado, who needed to withdraw from the battle within the third spherical. Claggett continues his ascent to the highest of the division and hopes that his bout on September 8 will earn him a spot on the earth’s prime 10.

“You noticed the dragon roar on June 1, however I haven’t proven all my fireplace but! I’m excited to climb the rankings and make a good greater impression on the world stage! This title places me in rivalry for one thing better, and I received’t cease till I attain the place I need to be: world champion! With my staff in my nook and Eye of the Tiger behind me, I do know we’ll get there,” stated Steve Claggett.

Buckingham’s pleasure, Alexandre Gaumont (8-0, 6 KOs), continues to rack up expedient victories and intends to dazzle his followers as soon as once more on September 8 as he competes in his first 8-round bout of his profession. Combating in entrance of his hometown in Gatineau is a matter of the center and an honor for the Gaumont household, as expressed by Marcellin, Alexandre’s father and coach:

“The area had its boxing hero in Gaétan Hart, whom I met 47 years in the past. He’s a real inspiration to us. Now, it’s Alexandre who follows in his footsteps to revive boxing in Gatineau. His will to win and all of the efforts he has put into coaching in latest months can be mirrored as soon as once more on September 8, and we’re thrilled to know that Mr. Hart can be ringside as soon as once more to witness the subsequent era’s efficiency.”

It is going to be a very particular night time for Vanessa Lepage-Joanisse (5-1, 2 KOs), who can be preventing in entrance of her hometown for the primary time since turning skilled. At the moment ranked 4th on the earth in her weight class in keeping with BoxRec and seventh within the IBO heavyweight division, she has skilled fast progress since her return to the ring in March. She goals to safe her third consecutive victory and is actively working to sharpen her abilities to ship an unforgettable efficiency:

“September 8 is a crucial date for me. Earlier than my return, I wished to step again into the ring, and now my want is to battle in entrance of my folks. It is going to be a memorable night time! Lastly, the folks of Outaouais, together with these from my adopted metropolis of Mont-Laurier, will be capable of witness my battle. I’m at the moment coaching to achieve mass whereas sustaining my weight, and I can’t wait to point out you a stronger and extra explosive Vany within the ring! See you in September!”

Harley-David O’Reilly (1-0, 1 KO) made a long-lasting impression on boxing followers throughout his skilled debut on October 27 final yr, delivering probably the most spectacular and memorable knockouts of the yr on the Canadian scene in opposition to Beauceron Hubert Poulin. He can be returning on September 8 alongside EOTTM’s proteges, Luis Santana (9-0, 3 KOs), Avery Martin Duval (10-0-1, 6 KOs), Thomas Chabot (9-0, 7 KOs), Christopher Guerrero (7-0, 3 KOs), and Jhon Orobio (3-0, 3 KOs), who can even be taking part within the occasion. The opponents for the cardboard can be introduced at a later date.

Tickets can be out there for buy on the Ticketmaster community beginning this Thursday, June 8, at 12:00 PM. To remain up to date on the information of EOTTM and its athletes, now you can be a part of the EOTTM WhatsApp neighborhood. Additionally, comply with EOTTM on Fb and Instagram @eottm_boxing, in addition to on Twitter @eottm11, or subscribe to the #EOTTMARMY e-newsletter by filling out the net type.



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