Cloutier’s Canada Corner
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
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).