PART 1 of 2: Welcome back to Manny’s Thoughts! Boxing, MMA, thoughts and news from Manny Montreal! Congrats to GYM Boxing with its Casino Cabaret Boxing Series: rising star Marie Eve Dicaire; Super Duper Dario Bredicean from Lucian Bute‘s and the Grant Brothers’ Team; the pride of Nova Scotia and now Montreal, Custio Clayton! Terrific performances all! Plus: congrats to the New Canadian Heavyweight Champ Raymond Olubowale, and respect and safe recovery to Eric Barrak!
PART 2 of 2: This week: what’s happening on www.TheFightCity.com! Big news from Lucian Bute, Francis Lafreniere and Pat Cote! As for what we can watch: Friday the 25th we have Legacy MMA, Golden Boy Boxeo Estellar and a Shobox/Dibella card! Saturday afternoon, everyone in The Fight City is rooting for Kevin Bizier as he gets a title shot against Kell Brook in the U.K.! Plus, HBO Boxing: Ward vs Barrera!
“To win rounds and spoil [Kell] Brook’s party, I’ll have to apply constant pressure to him and get in his face. I’ve worked a lot on my inside work as I cannot stay at the end of his jab. Brook is a big hitter who manages distance well, so I’ll have to get into the pocket. Boxing inside will give me a better chance to win.” — Kevin Bizier
‘Former world champion Johnny Nelson thinks IBF welterweight champion Kell Brook (35-0, 24 KOs) may be overlooking his next opponent, #1 IBF contender Kevin Bizier (25-2, 17 KOs), as the two are set to clash on Saturday at the Sheffield Arena in Sheffield, UK. … “Jo-Jo Dan beat [Bizier] twice, so Kell might be thinking this is really easy, but it’s not as easy as it looks,” said Nelson to skysports.com.’ — from Boxingnews24
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