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Ringside for Youth
05/24/2011 - By Ottawa, Ontario

Ringside for Youth

A unique event for Ottawa – a event that features special guest retired champion boxers along with showcase opportunities for local amateur boxers – Ringside for Youth was born!

Now, heading into its 18th year, Ringside for Youth has raised over $1.7 million for the Ottawa Boys and Girls Club. The retired championship boxers have included Marvelous Marvin Hagler, Ken Norton, Gerry Cooney, Larry Holmes, Roberto Duran and Smokin’ Joe Frazier to name a few. Superior amateur boxers chosen by Joey Sandulo - former Olympic Boxer and coach of champions from Beaver Boxing - has guaranteed exciting, crowd-pleasing fights. This year, Lennox Lewis joins the list of former champs as special guest..

Ringside for Youth is all about giving back. This year more than 1,000 people will attend the event and help ‘give back’ for the Ottawa Boys and Girls Club. Needless to say, Steve Gallant, Tom Hicks and the entire long-serving Ringside organizing committee are thrilled.

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