Cloutier’s Canada Corner
Steven Butler Will Fight Carson Jones
June 23 At The Montréal Casino
By Daniel Cloutier
MONTRÉAL - The promoter of The Eye Of The Tiger Management
Group, the Montrealer Camille Estephan, confirmed that
Steven Butler will be involved in the main event of the
boxing show presented June 23rd at the Montréal Casino.
Butler (23-1-1), a super welterweight from Montréal, will
face Carson Jones (40-13-3), from Oklahoma.
Butler really hopes to be involved in a North American
championship before the end of the year or the beginning of
On his side, Carson fought twice the British Kell Brook
(37-2-0), the WBC 154 pounds Silver champion. Brook won the
first match up by majority decision of the judges, and won
the rematch by TKO in the 8th round.
“Butler will face a tough opponent June 23rd, and it’s
positive for his future in boxing,” said Estephan in a press
conference held Friday afternoon at the Montréal Casino.
“Steven really hopes to fight on the international boxing
scene in the months to come, then, this fight with Jones is
a step in that direction.”
The Montrealer super middleweight Erik Bazinyan (18-0-0),
the super welterweight Vincent Thibault (4-0-0), from Québec
City, the super welterweight Raphael Courchesne (2-0-0),
from Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec, and the female Kim Clavel
(3-0-0), a flyweight from Montréal, will be involved in the
preliminaries of this boxing show.