Waterloo Boxing partners with the League of Champions Foundation

Former World undisputed Heavyweight Champion Lennox Lewis and his wife Violet, dropped by the gym to make a huge announcement.   The League of Champions Foundation will be running a week long boxing camp and have asked Waterloo Boxing to host the camp! Partnering up with WRBA will also be St. Mary’s high school. Our Junior class had the opportunity to attend the press conference and meet Lennox afterwards!   *For…

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New WRBA Logo Revealed

By unanimous decision the Waterloo Regional Boxing Academy Executive Board has agreed to accept a new logo, to be incorporated immediately. Thank you to of our Senior WRBA Member Matt Muranko for the concept! Matt took the ideas of our members and was able to come up with a great design!  

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WRBA Gives Back

WRBA gives back!! Waterloo Boxers invited Anne Boehm (niece of the late Arnie Boehm) of the Children’s Wish Foundation to the gym and presented a cheque for $2100. The donation are the proceeds raised from the Seasons Beatings fundraiser! Thanks to our great friend Darren Stevenson of 519 Sports for stopping by the gym and covering the event.    

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National Championships

WRBA sent 3 athletes to the National Championships and came away with 3 medals(2 Gold and 1 Bronze).     1.William Yolcano was awarded the Bronze medal, losing to last years gold medalist and the eventual tournament Champion.     2. Katelyn Vanderlaan was awarded a gold medal by walkover, but accepted a bout vs the youth 64kg National champion from BC. Katelyn won the bout via unanimous decision.    3. Tatianna…

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Waterloo Boxers Shine at the Ontario Winter Games

WRBA recently traveled to the Ontario Winter Games held in Orillia/ from March 1-4, 2018. The actual boxing portion took place at the North Simcoe Sports and Rec Complex in Midland Ontario. In total, WRBA traveled with 11 athletes (largest team in the tournament)…of which 4 were females and 6 athletes were making their boxing debut. This was also the first tournament for Coach Tevin and Coach John. Both recently…

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Dealgan Boxing Club

  WRBA hosted a team of 11 boxers and 4 coaches from the Dealgan Boxing Club from Dundalk, Ireland.  They were visiting the club for some training, sparring and also participated in a club show downtown Kitchener. Three of WRBA’s own boxers competed against members of the Irish team at the club show with results as follows; Mario Rados won a close split decision over Caolin Travers Isaac Toleff lost split decision…

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WRBA wins 3 Provincial Championships

  Waterloo Boxing had 8 athletes registered for the Provincial Championships held Toronto with 5 actually competing. Champions are William Yol Cano (Gold), Isaak Toleff (Gold). and Katelyn Vanderlaan (Gold). Justin Marquez won silver and Mario Rados and Jason Marques came away with the bronze medals. Thaydon Brown had no one in his weight category. Willie and Katelyn have qualified for the 2018 Canadian National Championships to be held in Edmonton Alberta…

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New Heavybags Arrive!

Just in time to start the new year, WRBA received 20 new heavybags from the Ringside Company in Lenexa Kansas….and they look AMAZING! The purchase was approved by the Executive at their last meeting to replace the previous bags that were purchased when the building was built in 2009. Three companies were asked to provide a quote (Ringside, Title and Rival) and the contract was awarded to Ringside. Many thanks…

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Seasons Beatings XIII

Seasons Beatings XIII was an amazing night. Despite the weather, the evening ended up being standing room only as people packed into the gym to watch the kids perform.WRBA would like to thank everyone that made this night a success…the Athletes…the Coaches…the Parents….The Volunteers….the Comp Team….the list goes on and on and on! Along with all the donations. We have a great team here and the fantastic support on that…

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