Boxing

Mike Tyson attends a celebrity golf tournament in Dana Point, Calif., Aug. 2, 2019. Authorities will not file criminal charges against former heavyweight champ Mike Tyson after he was recorded on video punching a fellow first-class passenger aboard a plane at San Francisco International Airport last month, prosecutors announced Tuesday, May 10, 2022. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP, File)

No charges for ex-heavyweight champ Mike Tyson for punching airplane passenger

Police previously said victim refused to co-operate with investigation

 

Jordan Barin of Salmon Arm’s Bulldog’s Boxing dodges a blow while connecting with the chin of opponent Tyson Chamberlain, of the Kamloops Boxing Academy, in a novice elite bout. Barin dominated the fight and was declared the winner during the Hit2Fit fundraising event at the SASCU Recreation Centre on Saturday, May 7, 2022. (Lachlan Labere-Salmon Arm Observer)

Salmon Arm boxers go the distance for fundraiser

Hit2Fit charity event held Saturday evening at SASCU Recreation Centre

 

In this Aug. 2, 2019 photo, Mike Tyson attends a celebrity golf tournament in Dana Point, Calif. Authorities are investigating after cellphone video appears to show Mike Tyson hitting another passenger on a plane at San Francisco International Airport. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP, File)

Video shows boxing legend Mike Tyson punching airline passenger

Both were released pending further investigation

 

Nelson’s Wamuna Fukada throws a punch during Fight Night 8. Photo: Tyler Harper

Cridland holds off Quigamon in main event of Nelson’s Fight Night 8

It was the city’s first boxing card since 2019

Nelson’s Wamuna Fukada throws a punch during Fight Night 8. Photo: Tyler Harper
Alex Torres shows off the championship belts he won after defeating Jose Luis Zarate Lara in a Canadian Professional Boxing Council title unification match. (Empire Promotions pay-per-view)

Professional boxing returns to B.C. with title unification fight win for Alex Torres

Torres claims two CPBC titles in the main event of ‘The Resurgence’ PPV

Alex Torres shows off the championship belts he won after defeating Jose Luis Zarate Lara in a Canadian Professional Boxing Council title unification match. (Empire Promotions pay-per-view)
Boxers L-R: William Veroni of North Vancouver and Nelson’s Makalu Babott. Photo submitted

Nelson boxers compete in first pandemic match in North Vancouver

Match was conducted with no spectators and streamed to a live audience

Boxers L-R: William Veroni of North Vancouver and Nelson’s Makalu Babott. Photo submitted
L-R: Riel Martinez, coach Jesse Pineiro, Leah Eberle and Makalu Babott took part in a boxing card in Spokane on Saturday. Photo submitted

Nelson boxers win at Spokane card

Riel Martinez and Makalu Babott both earned victories

L-R: Riel Martinez, coach Jesse Pineiro, Leah Eberle and Makalu Babott took part in a boxing card in Spokane on Saturday. Photo submitted
The Nelson Boxing Club won several awards at last week’s provincials. L-R: Assistant coach Brett Adams, Elwyn Langford, Makalu Babbot, coach Jesse Pineiro, Leah Eberle. Front: Stryder Sutton, Riel Martinez. Photo submitted

Nelson’s Jesse Pineiro named B.C. boxing coach of the year

Pineiro and his fighters from Nelson Boxing Club were honoured at provincials

The Nelson Boxing Club won several awards at last week’s provincials. L-R: Assistant coach Brett Adams, Elwyn Langford, Makalu Babbot, coach Jesse Pineiro, Leah Eberle. Front: Stryder Sutton, Riel Martinez. Photo submitted