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Promoter Camille Estephan Forced To
Cancel His Three Boxing Shows In March


By Daniel Cloutier


MONTRÉAL - The promoter of The Eye Of The Tiger Management Group, the Montrealer Camille Estephan, was planning to present three boxing shows at the Montréal Casino in March,12th,14th and 21st, but all these events has been officially cancelled by the Québec government, because the risks of the Coronavirus contamination.

Estphan asked to the Québec Government if he could present these three boxing shows without spectators, in close circuit, and the answer was no. The Québec Government mentioned him that it’s not impossible that a person involved in the boxing activities is actually infected by this dangerous virus. Estephan is obliged to respect the Québec Government policies about thie coronavirus, a virus which infected thousand of people all around the world.

Thursday evening, the Montrealer middleweight Steven Butler (28-2-1) was supposed to face the Mexican Marco Reyes (37-8-0) in the main event (10 rounds) of this boxing show.

And as we all know that a lot of sports events all around the world has been cancelled in the last days because this dangerous virus.

And we can expect that the Québec government will give the same order to Yvon Michel, the promoter of the GYM Group, who is supposed to organize a major boxing show in partnership with Top Rank Inc. March 28 at the Videotron Centre in Québec City. On this boxing show, the Montrealer Russian Artur Beterbiev (15-0-0) is supposed to defend his WBC and IBF light heavyweight world championships against the Chinese Fanlong Meng (16-0-0).



 

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