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 …
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.
The C.P.B.C. will make its way to Lachine, Quebec on June 28th for the Middleweight showdown between Francis Lafreniere and Paul Bzdel. This will be an exciting bout as these two warriors both fought Light-middleweight Champion Brandon L-Jack Brewer and both came up on the short end. Both fighters will be moving up in weight. The show is promoted by Howard and Otis Grant of Grant Brothers Promotion.
Best of luck to both fighters as this looks like a Boxer / Puncher affair.
The C.P.B.C and its members would like to send condolences to the family of boxing legend Rubin (Hurricane ) Carter who passed away in Toronto at the age of 76. He was an icon and a legend and will be sadly missed. Be at Peace Champ.