Boxing’s back

Live amateur boxing is returning to Cloverdale this Saturday.

Live amateur boxing is returning to Cloverdale.

Athletes from Port Kells Boxing Club will take on contenders from across the province, Saturday, June 11, rain or shine.

The popular annual bouts take place in an outdoor ring set up in the parking lot at the Cloverdale branch of the Royal Canadian Legion at 17567 57 Avenue, Branch 6 publicity chair Ken Marjoram says.  If it rains, the event will be held indoors.

The bouts are from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. No admission or tickets necessary. The bouts are free to watch.

It’s presented by the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 6 Cloverdale, the Port Kells Club and a host of local sponsors as a way to promote amateur boxing.