Sooke’s Wonder Women boxing card a smashing success

Sooke’s Wonder Women boxing card a smashing success

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The success of the first-ever West Coast Wonder Women all-female boxing card last weekend in Sooke already has organizers talking about next year.

Hundreds of spectators took in the two-day event at the Sooke Community Hall. The card featured 58 boxers from first-time fighters to Olympic hopefuls, and was the first all-women event held in Western Canada.

“It was an amazing event just to see people come together. The energy was so good,” said Ellen Connor, owner of the Sooke Boxing Club and organizer of the event.

“We had community support, people came out and watched, and everyone left happy.”

Nineteen clubs from throughout Western Canada and the U.S. participated in…



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