Friday, November 18, 2011

THE CANADIAN LIGHTWEIGHT and WELTERWEIGHTS

KELLY PERLETTE

kelly Perlette form Spruce Grove, Alberta is one of those boxers
that was a champion in the seventies. In fact, August 11, 1978 was
declared "KELLY PERLETTE DAY" in Spruce Grove.
Kelly along
with long-term champion Ian Clyde would be two of the veterans
that would play a role in the beginning of the new decade. He is now
an inductee of the Spruce Grove Hall of Fame.

THE CANADIAN LIGHTWEIGHT SENIOR CHAMPIONS: By Brian Zelley


From 1980 to 1989, there was a cross-section of boxers that
would hold the Canadian lightweight senior title including
Sylvain Thibeault, Asif Dar, Florent Mallais,
Jeff Hill, Kevin Howard John Kalbhenn and Billy Irwin.

THE LIGHT-WELTERWEIGHTS:
Ricky Anderson, George Mason, D. MacNeil, Dennis Lambert,
Gregory Gayle, Howard Grant, Asif Dar and Marc Leduc.


THE WELTERWEIGHTS:
Jamie Ollenburger, Frank Nolan, Derrick Frazer,
Wayne Gordon, Kelly Perlette, Joe Pendry, John Shaw,
Nick Rupa, Manny Sobral and Greg Johnson.



JAMIE OLLENBERGER, another champion of 1980
getting beyond the lost potential 1980 Oympic
action. Sadly, Jamie would be involved in
a traggic accident and he is now one of our
"Lost Warriors".

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