Sparring with Bujold not for the ‘feint’ of heart, says fellow Canadian Olympic hopeful Justin Parina By Jeff Hicks Team Bujold KITCHENER — The electronic punch counter should have burst into flames. Another spirited sparring round between Mandy Bujold and Justin Parina, two Canadian Olympic qualifier champs bent on boxing in Tokyo, ticked down to […]
Two fights, two punishing victories got Waterloo Region’s Community Champ rolling in the ring By Jeff Hicks Team Bujold KITCHENER — The knockout moment unspooled in slow-motion. Jab. Jab. Right hand. Darkness. A red-shirted opponent toppled before Mandy Bujold, just 90 seconds the Kitchener fighter’s second amateur fight, held in a steamy and storied Toronto […]
Spot in 2020 Olympics within reach in South America By Jeff Hicks Team Bujold KITCHENER — Brace yourself, Buenos Aires. The Full Mandy is coming full force for the Continental Olympic Qualifiers at the end of March. Mandy Bujold, Waterloo Region’s community champ, will be at her best with a fly weight spot on the […]
Mandy aims for Triumph in Tokyo to cap a great Canadian boxing career By Jeff Hicks Team Bujold KITCHENER — Passionate. Determined. Relentless. Three words that describe Mandy Marie Brigitte Bujold, Waterloo Region’s community champion in and out of the boxing ring. Eleven national titles. Twice gold at the Pan Am Games. Bronze at the […]
Mandy returns home this weekend with bronze medal By Jeff Hicks Team Bujold DEBRECEN, HUNGARY — The heavy workload was wonderful. The result was bronze. The outlook is golden. “Three good fights in four days,” said Mandy Bujold after a tight decision went to Jyoti of India in Thursday’s semifinal bout at the Bocskai Memorial […]
Champ rolls with tourney twists and timetables By Jeff Hicks Team Bujold DEBRECEN, HUNGARY — Sudden start? No sweat. Mystery foe? No fears. Lumpy ring? No stumbles. Mandy Bujold, Waterloo Region’s community champ, shrugged off all the unexpected uppercuts the Bocskai International Tournament could toss at her this week. “You have to be able to […]
By Jeff Hicks Team Bujold MONTREAL— Fast fists fly above fast feet. Still, a world-class fighter needs both in the battle zone between the ropes. But which canvas-top quickness — pace-pushing dukes or nimble toes — is more crucial for a an Olympics-bound boxer to boast? “Fast feet, for sure,” said Mandy Bujold, Waterloo Region’s […]
By Jeff Hicks Team Bujold MONTREAL — Mandy Bujold, sparring against an invisible foe in the concrete belly of the Big O, danced around a red-canvas ring in dark high-tech head gear and comfy white socks. “You feel like you’re in a different world,” said Bujold of her virtual-reality training session underneath Olympic Stadium this […]
Mandy completed step 1 on her Road to Tokyo with a Gold medal at the Canadian Olympic Qualifier in Montreal. Check out the video recap of Mandy’s performance here.
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After some deep deliberation with my team, I have decided to withdraw my name from the Canadian contingent for the upcoming Commonwealth Games in Australia. After 12 years of competing at the highest level, I have decided to take a step back from international competition in 2018. During this time, I will focus on my […]
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