On March 27,  Sugar Ray Leonard, Jake “Raging Bull” LaMotta and Leon Spinks, will celebrate The Future of Boxing collector’s edition book launch by author Alexandre Choko, in the prestigious Oval Room, 200 VIP’s will enjoy an unforgettable evening of entertainment, live fights and exquisite culinary experience with legendary boxing icons and Top Montreal chefs at the Ritz-Carlton Montreal.

Chefs Éric Gonzalez of L’Auberge Saint-Gabriel, Marino Tavares of Ferreira Café, Renato Ferrante of Da Vinci Ristorante and Patrick Bermand of Patrick Bermand Restaurant in Mont-Tremblant, will compete in the kitchen, refereed by International Boxing Hall of Famer Joe “Fair but Firm” Cortez. Once the crowd has elected their best chef, the oven gloves will come off and the chefs will actually fight in the ring. Iconic boxing items worn by Muhammad Ali and Sugar Ray Leonard from the estate of their famous trainer Angelo Dundee will be auctioned live. Profits from the auction will be donated to the Starlight Children’s Foundation.

The Future of Boxing is  filled with memorable pictures and exclusive one-on-one interviews with famous, influential, and controversial figures. Together for the first time in one book, boxing legends such as Julio Cesar Chavez, Oscar De La Hoya, George Foreman, Evander Holyfield, Vitali Klitschko, Jake LaMotta, Leon Spinks, Lennox Lewis, Sugar Ray Leonard and Mike Tyson discuss the sport they love, its past, present and future with more than 55 exclusive interviews. The book features more than 600 photos of boxing greats, iconic moments and dramatic triumphs. It also includes brief biographies of each interviewee and first-hand accounts from the greats themselves on the competitive world of professional boxing. Readers will meet them as they are today and discover what they have to say about the future of boxing.

To purchase tickets, contact Laura Mora at Conservus lmora@conservus.ca or 514-284-2246 ex 328

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