Welcome to the redesigned website of the Canadian Professional Boxing Council, the longest reigning sanctioning body for professional boxing in Canada and also now sanctioning abroad. This site is dedicated to the memory of the late Jerry Doiron Sr. (senior advisor) and the late Vince Bagnato (past president). The C.P.B.C. would like to thank our sponsor Mapleton Pharmacy for their support.
We're pleased to offer new aspects to our site such as:
an improved, mobile-friendly, responsive design (currently the only major North American boxing website to feature this)
full text search engine
interactive events calendar
image gallery section with slideshow feature
tag management system for quickly finding related articles …
The fight between Arsenault vs. Upshaw for the C.P.B.C. Eastern Canadian Super middleweight Title was all out war for six solid rounds. It was non-stop action from beginning to end with the fight ending in a draw.
The bout between Travis Connors and Jean Paul Arsenault for the C.P.B.C. Eastern Light heavyweight Championship was very entertaining up until Connors ended it with a third round KO and claimed the vacant title.
Sizzling Summer Fight Night's main event was Steve Wilcox vs. Imre Nagy from Hungary for the C.P.B.C. International Lightweight Championship. The fight started off slow but quickly picked up speed as Wilcox totally outboxed Nagy. The Hungarian fighter was very game throughout the fight but Wilcox had too much height and reach advantage. After 8 rounds the fight was stopped giving Steve Wilcox a TKO and the new C.P.B.C. International Lightweight Championship.
Saturday June 28th/2014 was one of the best fights seen in years as Francis Lafreniere of Quebec walked in the ring to take on Paul Bzdel of Saskatoon for the vacant C.P.B.C. Middleweight Title. As the fans waited for the match to start, they had no idea what they were about to see. Put simply, it was one of the most exciting and entertaining fight in years. For the first round it was a testing round but after that the fire came up and never went down. Both warriors never stopped punching for 9 hard fought rounds and at the end of the 10th, Francis Lafreniere became the new C.P.B.C.
The C.P.B.C. and its members would like to take a moment to send out Deepest Condolences to 2 time Canadian Heavyweight Champion Ray Olubowale and his family to the passing of Ray's Father a few days ago. May he rest in peace.
The C.P.B.C. would like to take a moment and welcome Mr. George Cormier as a new C.P.B.C. official. George is a well known judge and has travelled across Canada to officiate fights. George brings to the table 30 some years of experience that will be a great asset for the C.P.B.C. So on behalf of the C.P.B.C and its members we welcome you on board Mr. George Cormier.