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Boxing Canada – (Monday, Apri l 30, 2018, Regina, SK) – Team Canada’s 2018 Commonwealth Games and Continental Championship medalists are among the boxers who have been announced to square off against Team USA in a dual boxing card at the 25t h annual Ken Gof f Memorial Boxing Classic (KGMBC) on Friday, May 4 at the EventPlex at Evraz Place and Brandt Cup rematch on Sunday, May 6 at Ramada Plaza Regina. World Championship and Youth Olympic medalists are among the boxers who wi l l represent Team USA in the eight-bout boxing card.

“I’m excited to go back to where it all started,” said Tammara Thibeault (75 kg), 2018 Commonwealth Games bronze medalist and former Regina Boxing Club boxer. “I went from watching most of the National Team athletes competing at this event to being one of them and it feels incredibly special! For me, the Ken Goff Memorial Boxing Classic is about my love for boxing.”

“My ambition is to be the top boxer in the world and I’m here to test myself against Canada’s best boxers,” said Freddy Rojas Jr. (69 kg), 2017 Elite World Championship bronze medalist. “I’m excited to be in Regina fighting in this prestigious event in memory of the great Ken Gof f.” The boxers wi ll meet face-to-face for the fi rst time at the of ficial media weigh-in event at AutoGallery Subaru, Thursday, May 3, at 12:30 p.m. and wi ll be avai lable for interviews.

The KGMBC is a Regina Boxing Club event, presented by Brandt Group of Companies. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased from the Regina Boxing Club. Limited quantities wi ll be avai lable at the door. The KGMBC wi ll be broadcast live on Access Communicat ions and live streamed on at 8 p.m.

For media requests and interviews

please contact: MELISSA FIACCO

Public Relations & Communications Consultant Regina Boxing Club C | 306.520.7457 E |

mbfiacco@gmai EMILIE GARNEAU Communication,

Marketing & Events Manager Boxing Canada C

| 514-466-0455 E | #KGMBC


Friday, May 4, 2018 | 8 p.m. | EventPlex at Evraz Place & BRANDT CUP Sunday, May 6, 2018 | 1 p.m. |

Ramada Plaza Regina CANADA WEIGHT USA ELITE WOMEN Sara Haghighat-Joo 51 kg Christina Cruz Irene Fiolek 60 kg Jajai ra Gonzalez Tammara Thibeault 75 kg Naomi Graham
Luis Santana 60 kg James Browning
Wyatt Sanford 64 kg Charlie Sheehy
Karn Mann 69 kg Freddy Rojas Jr.
Dylan Martin 75 kg Niki ta Ababiy
Harley-David O’Rei lly 81 kg Antwan Jones

The Ken Gof f Memor ial Boxing Clas sic is a Las Vegas s tyle boxing card wi th Team Canada’ s and Team USA’s Elite Men’s and Women’s nat ional boxing teams on Fr iday, May 4, 2018 at the EventPlex at Evraz Place in Regina, SK.
Fou nded in 1994, the KGMBC i s a major fundrai ser for the Regina Boxing Club and it s founder Ken Goff. Since 1949 the Regina Boxing Club has been a place where youth have developed into athletes, national amateur champions ,
and community leaders. Ken Gof f’s founding vi si on, to help our communit y create bet ter citizens still exi sts today, coaching you th as young as seven year s old. Regina Box ing Club i s proud to recognize Ramada Plaza Regina as the
of ficial hotel par tner and SIGA as the offi cial spons or of Team Canada at the KGMBC.