Team Mexico

Great success for Team Canada against Team Mexico at the Melee Gala & the United Boxing Classic

Team Canada collected seven victories out of ten bouts against Team Mexico last week over the course of two events organized by the United Boxing Club: the Melee Gala and the United Boxing Classic. The Melee V Gala took place at the upscale Metropolitan Entertainment Centre on Thursday, September 7th while the United Boxing Classic was held at the Radisson hotel on Saturday, September 9th.

With six international bouts on the cards, here are the results of both events.

MELEE V Gala - September 7th

First held in 2013, the Melee Gala dinner has quickly established itself as one of the most anticipated dates on any sports fans’ calendars and the fifth edition of the Melee Gala was nothing short of spectacular compared to its previous editions. The event featured the United Boxing Corporate Challenge, where white collar competitors are put through an intensive 12-week boxing training leading to their first bout, and will be followed by six international Olympic-style bouts between Canada and Mexico.

While both teams offered great entertainment, the Canadian team game out victorious with five wins over six bouts!

CANADA   MEXICO
56 Kg   Eric Basran 3 - 0 Oscar Oswaldo Salgado Fabela
60 Kg   Caroline Veyre 3 - 0 Esmeralda Falcon Reyes
69 Kg   Joshua Frazer 2 - 1 Edgar Zaet Reyes Gutierrez
75 Kg   Triston Brookes 2 - 1 Héctor Octavio Aguirre Martinez
91 Kg   Benjamin Alvarez* 0 - 3 Carlos Antonio Rodriguez Moreno
91+ Kg   Alexis Barrière 2 - 1 Germán Trinidad Heredia Orrantia

18 year-old Eric Basran was awarded the prize for "Best Bout" along with a $1000 donation for personal and professional development, a fund issued in honour of John O’Shea, former President of Boxing Canada. Also, Caroline Veyre won the prize for "Best Boxer" of the evening.

Moreover, Alexis Barrière's competition gloves were auctioned off after the event and the funds were donated to Variety, the Children' Charity.

*replacing for Bryan Colwell

United Boxing Classic - September 9th

Following the success of the first competition against Mexico, Team Canada had the chance to rematch two days later at the first edition of the United Boxing Classic. For the occasion,  four Canadian athletes were featured on the card as 69 Kg Joshua Frazer and 91+ Kg Alexis Barrière were unfortunately unable to participate in the second event due to injuries incurred during the Melee gala.

CANADA   MEXICO
56 Kg   Eric Basran 3 - 0 Oscar Oswaldo Salgado Fabela
60 Kg   Caroline Veyre 3 - 0 Esmeralda Falcon Reyes
75 Kg   Triston Brookes 1 - 2 Héctor Octavio Aguirre Martinez
91 Kg   Benjamin Alvarez* 0 - 3 Carlos Antonio Rodriguez Moreno

75 Kg Triston Brookes received the prize for "Best Bout" of the evening while Eric claimed a second prize for "Best Boxer" of the card.

Eric Basran and Caroline Veyre both leave Winnipeg with two wins in as many bouts while Joshua Frazer, Triston Brookes and Alexis Barrière claimed one win over their Mexican opponents. 

The United Boxing Classic (Canada vs Mexico)

ELITE

 

Following the MELEE at the Met, the United Boxing Classic a rematch between Team Canada vs Team Mexico. The boxing cards also features talented boxers from Manitoba. Doors will open at 6pm and the matches start at 7pm.

 

CANADA   MEXICO
56 Kg   Eric Basran 3 – 0 Oscar Oswaldo Salgado Fabela
60 Kg   Caroline Veyre 3 – 0 Esmeralda Falcon Reyes
75 Kg   Triston Brookes 1 – 2 Héctor Octavio Aguirre Martinez
91 Kg   Benjamin Alvarez* 0 – 3 Carlos Antonio Rodriguez Moreno

*replacing for Bryan Colwell

 

For tickets or more information, please contact
UNITED BOXING CLUB
(204) 453-6944
unitedboxing@shaw.ca

 

 

 

MELEE AT THE MET V

TEAM CANADA VS TEAM MEXICO

 

The Melee Gala is one of Winnipeg’s most entertaining annual charitable events. Melee V will be held on Thursday, September 7, 2017 at the upscale Metropolitan Entertainment Centre and will feature the Corporate Challenge bouts, followed by international Olympic style boxing between Team Canada and Team Mexico! You may have attended live boxing events before, but you’ve never seen anything like this! 

 

This year, Variety, the Children’s Charity, will be the recipient of proceeds from Melee V. The organization raises funds to meet the needs of children of all abilities in the province of Manitoba.

 

CANADA MEXICO
56 Kg   Eric Basran 3 – 0 Oscar Oswaldo Salgado Fabela
60 Kg   Caroline Veyre 3 – 0 Esmeralda Falcon Reyes
69 Kg   Joshua Frazer 2 – 1 Edgar Zaet Reyes Gutierrez
75 Kg   Triston Brookes 2 – 1 Héctor Octavio Aguirre Martinez
91 Kg   Benjamin Alvarez* 0 – 3 Carlos Antonio Rodriguez Moreno
91+ Kg   Alexis Barrière 2 – 1 Germán Trinidad Heredia Orrantia

*remplacing for Bryan Colwell

WANT TO BECOME A SPONSOR FOR THE EVENT?

Consult the full sponsorship package HERE

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION, TABLES OR TICKETS,

please contact meleegala2017@gmail.com

 

 

Team Canada will face off against Team Mexico at the 5th edition of the MELEE Gala

Team Canada’s Elite boxers are ready to step into the ring against Team Mexico on September 7th as part of one of Winnipeg’s most entertaining annual charitable events, the MELEE Gala. Hosted by United Boxing Club, the fifth edition of the event will take place at the upscale Metropolitan Entertainment Centre. The Melee Gala is the closest thing to a premier Las Vegas boxing card you will find in Manitoba!

First held in 2013, the Melee Gala dinner has quickly established itself as one of the most anticipated dates on any sports fans’ calendars. The event will feature United Boxing Corporate Challenge, where white collar competitors are put through an intensive 12-week boxing training leading to their first bout, and will be followed by six international Olympic-style bouts between Canada and Mexico.

Moreover, United Boxing Club is proud to donate $1000 to each boxer selected as the best bout of the night. The funds are being issued in honour of John O’Shea, former President of Boxing Canada. John was a mentor and friend to Ryan Savage (UBC founder) and he strongly believed in fairness and integrity. The donation is intended to promote personal and professional development of the athletes and encourage life beyond sports.

“We are very excited to host the Melee V Gala event, in support of Variety, the Children's Charity. United Boxing Club is a not for profit organization, supported by volunteers, coaches and instructors. We operate on the pay it forward system, using Olympic-style boxing to engage with the community and provide much needed support to great charitable causes.” affirms Ryan Savage, UBC President and founder, and chair of the Melee organizing committee. “The Melee V Gala event will surely be a great night of entertainment.”

Here are the boxers from both teams who will partake in Melee V:

CANADA   MEXICO
Eric Basran 56 Kg Oscar Oswaldo Salgado Fabela
Caroline Veyre 60 Kg Esmeralda Falcon Reyes
Joshua Frazer 69 Kg Edgar Zaet Reyes Gutierrez
Triston Brookes 75 Kg Héctor Octavio Aguirre Martinez
Bryan Colwell 91 Kg Carlos Antonio Rodriguez Moreno
Alexis Barrière 91+ Kg Germán Trinidad Heredia Orrantia

 

“This event is a great opportunity for our National Team boxers to test their skills in Olympic-calibre bouts against another country.” mentions Daniel Trépanier, Boxing Canada’s High Performance Director. “The MELEE event has grown tremendously over the years with now two competitions for our athletes and more international bouts on the cards.”

You can visit the MELEE Gala official website for more information and results will be posted on Boxing Canada’s website and social media. Additionally, the two countries will also have a chance to rematch on Saturday, September 9th at the Radisson Hotel as part of the United Boxing Classic. For more information, visit the United Boxing Classic Event webpage.