Boxers from Mission and Abbotsford will compete at the 2016 provincial championships on Oct. 28 and 29.

Boxers from Mission and Abbotsford will compete at the 2016 provincial championships on Oct. 28 and 29.

Abbotsford-Mission Boxing Club to host provincials

Boxers from Mission and Abbotsford are competing at the 2016 provincial championships on Oct. 28 and 29.

  • Sep. 17, 2016 11:00 a.m.

Ben Lypka

Mission Record

The best young boxers in Mission and Abbotsford are set to welcome the elite fighters in the province at the 2016 provincial championships on Oct. 28 and 29.

The Abbotsford-Mission Boxing Club is hosting the event, which takes place at the Quality Inn Conference Centre in Abbotsford.

Preliminary fights occur on the Friday night, with finals held on the Saturday evening starting at 7 p.m.

The top boxers from all over the province will be at this event, fighting for the opportunity to go to the nationals.

Mission will be well-represented at the event, with local boxers Ivan Boyd, Kabeer Poonia, Aarman Dhillion, Brennen MacBlain and Markus Heikkila all competing. Abbotsford boxers at the event include Jacob Racette, Nick Narain, Carson Dyck and Gabe Donauer.

General admission tickets for a single night are $25 with a special offer of a buffet dinner and drinks for $100 to go along with the Saturday night fights.

The money raised from the event will go towards travel expenses for local boxers when they have matches at out of town shows.

For more on the club and the event, visit facebook.com/missionboxing.

 

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