Cloutier's Canada Corner
Golden Boy & The Eye Of The Tiger Management To Promote
Butler, Bazinyan & Ulysse Jr.
By Daniel Cloutier
MONTRÉAL - The promoter of The Eye Of The Tiger Management
Group in Montréal, Camille Estephan, confirmed that he
finalized a deal with the promoter of the Golden Boy
Promotions organization, the former world champion Oscar De
Estephan said that the with this deal, the middleweight
Steven Butler (26-1-1), the super middleweight Erik Bazinyan
(22-0-0) and the super lightweight Yves Ulysse Jr. (17-1-0),
three Montrealers, will fight on the Golden Boy Promotions
boxing shows on the USA territory. The Golden Boy promotions
organization is located in Los Angeles.
“Since four years, I am working closely with Golden Boy
Promotions about David Lemieux, and now, we are increasing
the association between the two organizations,” said
Estephan. “We have a so great relation with De La Hoya and
the people around him. Butler, Bazinyan and Ulysse have all
a great potential, and you will certainly see them in action
in USA in boxing shows organized by Golden Boy Promotions.
Oscar De La Hoya will work to organize significant bouts for
Butler, Bazinyan and Ulysse, to improved their chances to
take part eventually to a world championship bout. Oscar
seems very enthousiat to work these promising fighters.
Obviously, these three fighters will fight in Montréal also.
We know that the boxing fans in Montréal and Québec City
Bazinyan, one of the most talented fighter living in Canada,
is ranked actually third contender by the WBO in the 168
pounds division. Butler is ranked fifth contender by the WBO
in the 160 pounds division, and Ulysse is ranked nine
contender by the IBF and 10th by the WBO in the 140 pounds
category. Butler won 23 pro bouts by KO or TKO, Bazinyan 17
and Ulysse nine.
“Erik, Yves and me are all ranked in the world, then, this
deal between Camille Estephan and Oscar De La Hoya will
certainly help us to play a major role on the international
boxing scene,” mentioned Butler. “You know as me that a
fighter ranked in the world has always the ambition to
dispute a world championship bout. The key for us, is to
maintain our winning's sequence. If we maintain our
winning’s sequence, I really believe we will have an
opportunity to fight for a world title.”