July twenty ninth, 2021
Lastly NABF champion and WBC # 1 contender Kim Clavel is again in a hoop in Quebec for her first profession combat on the IGA Stadium in Montreal on August twenty eighth.
The wait was lengthy, the procedures laborious, the necessities quite a few, however lastly GYM obtained the approval of its sanitary protocol from each the Montreal Regional Public Well being Path and the Quebec Public Well being Path.
GYM wish to thank Mr. Daniel Tierney and his DRSP workforce for his or her essential collaboration.
Clavel (13-0, 2KO) will face highly effective Mexican challenger Noami Arellano Reyes (9-1, 5KO) for the distinguished WBC Silver title in a 10-round showdown. Reyes has gained her final 5 fights together with 4 by knockout. In her final combat in November 2020, she beat former world champion Carina Moreno (25-6-0, 6KO) by resolution. Clavel will return to a Quebec ring for the primary time since November 2020. In her final outing she took the measure of Barbara Munoz in Cuernavaca, Mexico.
This occasion may even mark the return of world contender Mikael Zewski (34-2-0, 23KO), who led on factors in opposition to Egidijus Kavaliauskas in Las Vegas in his final combat in September 2020 earlier than making a mistake within the eighth spherical. The charismatic Trois-Rivières’ resident has solely second defeat in 36 skilled fights, and he intends to return to victory and relaunch his worldwide profession with a powerful displaying in August. For this event, Mikael will make the bounce to the 154-pound tremendous welterweight division. His opponent will probably be 23-year-old Dilan “El Tremendo” Loza (15-4-1, 9KO), a tricky, younger brawler combating out of Mexicali.
Sébastien Bouchard (19-2, 8KO) has been bothered by accidents in recent times and this would be the first time since 2018 that he’ll compete in two fights in the identical 12 months. In his final outing this previous March, he stole the limelight on the Plaza Quebec resort in Quebec Metropolis, combating Ontario Mario Perez (20-7-5, 12KO) for a spectacular victory by resolution. Primarily based on his efficiency, the Quebecer has proven that he has recovered from his accidents, and he intends to make up for misplaced time. He’ll face veteran left-hander, former world contender, American Cleotis “Mookie” Pendarvis (21-8-2, 9KO), combating out of Los Angeles.
A complete of 9 fights will probably be scheduled involving a number of native hopefuls in motion. The spectacular Marie-Pier Houle (3-0-1.1KO) versus. Jeanette Zapata (2-3-0, 0KO) of Mexico, skillful heavyweight Alexis Barrière (2-0, 2KO) in opposition to Angel Barron, of Mexico, and the proficient Mazlum Akdeniz (13-0-0, 7KO) could have the chance to show their expertise.
Petar Gavrilovic will make his professional debut. An intriguing matchup of two undefeated opponents, Diizon Belfon (2-0-0, 2KO) and Kevin Menoche (4-0, 4KO) attempting to maintain their unbeaten data intact. Within the opening 4 rounder Samuel Lajoie-Dery will make his debut in opposition to MMA specialist Patrick Lafleur (1-3-1, 1KO).
This would be the sixth time that GYM has introduced a boxing gala on the middle court docket of the comfy tennis stadium and every time it was a powerful success. Former world champions Joachim Alcine, Jean Pascal, Adonis Stevenson, David Lemieux, and Bermane Stiverne all left their mark there between 2006 and 2010. On the unforgettable night of June 8, 2007, when in the midst of the IBF tremendous light-weight IBF title Eliminator between Quebecer Hermann Ngoudjo and American Randall Bailey, a deluge flooded the amphitheater, fuses blew and there was darkness for a couple of minutes, reside on the American tv channel ESPN2. This occasion ultimately obtained the 2007 ESPN Boxing Occasion of the Yr.
GYM has obtained authorization to place 5,000 tickets on sale for the event, out there on ticketmaster.ca or at GYM (514) 383-0666. The costs are $35, $50, $90 and $150 within the stands. At ringside there are 38 tables of six out there for $2,500 which features a nice meal and wine served to visitors. Tickets went on sale at present at 12 midday / ET.
This occasion below the celebs may even be out there on pay-per-view on Canal Indigo, Bell TV, Shaw TV and on Fite.TV for $ 49.99.
Kim Clavel, unbeaten in 13 skilled fights has had an unbelievable journey for the reason that begin of the pandemic in March 2020. She was to be the primary star of a collection of occasions on the On line casino de Montreal to carry her to a world title combat on the finish of her fifth combat.
This Sequence resulted in her skilled boxing profession resulting in a complete new dimension. Per week earlier than her first combat, the COVID-19 pandemic fully upset her plans. As a substitute of complaining and doing nothing, she determined to take over her nursing profession and put herself on the service of CHSLDs to assist the aged confined to their rooms, dealing with this pandemic that was sweeping everywhere in the planet.
It was with nice self-sacrifice and braveness that she set in regards to the job for infinite days because of the scarcity of personnel and with out a lot safety. The enemy being, at the moment, pretty unknown by way of the vaccine’s full influence.
Kim took on this combat fairly naturally simply wishing to make herself helpful with out realizing that her story would contact the planet and develop into an enormous supply of inspiration throughout these troublesome instances:
• First. in Could 2020 the North American champion (NABF) obtained the “Hero of Humanity” award from the World Boxing Council similtaneously did the nice worldwide stars Manny Pacquiao and Juan-Carlos Ramirez for his or her social involvement.
• In June 2020, she obtained the “Pat Tillman Award” throughout the annual ESPY gala on ESPN, which commenced in 2014, for being an individual with a robust connection to sport and who has served the inhabitants with the spirit of service, obligation, and altruism. It was the primary time that this honor had not been bestowed on an American.
• The next July, ESPN and US promoter Prime Rank provided Clavel a combat reside on US tv in opposition to American Natalie Gonzalez, which the Quebecer gained by unanimous resolution.
• In November 2020 it was the distinguished Time Journal which honored the champion as a “Prime Ten Subsequent Era Chief for 2020”
• In December 2020, in her final combat she confronted Barbra Munoz in Cuernavaca in Mexico the place she gained her thirteenth skilled combat.
• In January 2021 the WBC, throughout its annual awards ceremony, awarded 2 essential prizes to Kim; that of “Hope of the Yr” and that of “Probably the most inspiring athlete”
• Because of her new notoriety Kim Clavel was invited to take part in “Large Brother Superstar” of Noovo the place she completed in third place after 13 weeks of reclusion.
Kim Clavel doesn’t draw back from flaunting her “Woman Energy” beliefs as she has a deep perception in gender fairness it doesn’t matter what. GYM has at all times been extraordinarily profitable when presenting its occasions on the Jarry Park Stadium.
This morning, Canada finds itself in eleventh place on the Olympic Video games in Tokyo because of 10 medals gained, all by ladies, which demonstrates the most important contribution of women to the sporting success of our nation on the worldwide scene.
We all know that the individuals in Quebec promote and enact gender fairness in all areas of our society. Coming to attend the skilled boxing gala the place the primary star is a lady could be a affirmation of this course.
We’re satisfied that Kim Clavel’s return to the ring ought to generate super curiosity and can spark main common pleasure! on August 28 on the IGA Stadium, Kim Clavel returns with nice pomp and circumstance to the ring, her first combat in Quebec since December 2019.
It marks the return of worldwide boxing in Canada in addition to the relaunch of GYM actions. If she wins the WBC Silver title, she is going to develop into the necessary contender for WBC champion Yasenia Gomez, whom she might face this 12 months with a victory at IGA Stadium. A particular occasion to not be missed!