TKO49 will take place at a legendary venue in the heart of downtown Montreal!
Montreal (Quebec) Canada, Thursday August 15, 2019 – The TKO organization is back in Montreal with a deep fight card that will feature a world championship bout, many meaningful fights in key divisions and the emergence of some of the top future stars of the company. TKO49: MATSUBA vs. GORDON will take place in a legendary venue in the heart of downtown Montreal: L’Olympia!
Built in 1925, L’Olympia de Montreal is one of the most precious gems of Montreal’s cultural and architectural heritage. It’s years devoted to “cinematic theatre” gave it a particular character. Memories still linger, doubled by an unparalleled convivial atmosphere. Its ideal location on Sainte-Catherine Street makes it one of Montreal’s most accessible venues. It offers a configuration for up to 2600 people, but will be setup to accommodate 1500 rabid TKO fans on October 9!
TKO49 will feature a title fight between undisputed flyweight champion MALCOLM GORDON (12-3-0) and super talented Japanese champion TAKASHI MATSUBA (11-3-1). This champion vs. champion clash will be a fight to be remembered for the flyweight division as two of the greatest athletes in the division square off with the TKO title on the line!
TKO49: MATSUBA vs. GORDON tickets go on sale for TKO VIP members on Friday August 16, for TKO privileged customers on Monday August 19 and to the general public on Monday August 26!
Main event – 5 rounds – Flyweight championship: Takashi Matsuba (11-3-1) vs. Malcolm Gordon (champion, 12-3-0)
Main card – 3 rounds – Bantamweight division: Jesse Arnett (15-6-0) vs. Louis Jourdain (5-2-0)
Main card – 3 rounds – Welterweight division: Dany Mallette (2-0-0) vs. Yohan Lainesse (3-0-0)
Main card – 3 rounds – Featherweight division: TBA vs. Alex Morgan (9-4-0)
Main card – 3 rounds – Middleweight division: Ibrahim Mané (7-2-0) vs. Julien Leblanc (5-1-0)
Main card – 3 rounds – Flyweight division: Zoubair Bouarsa (7-1-0) vs. James Mancini (6-4-0)
Main card – 3 rounds – Bantamweight division: Terry Lemaire (3-2-0) vs. Isaac Blais (2-0-0)
Main card – 3 rounds – Catchweight 150 lbs: Adam De Freitas (1-0-0) vs. Alexandre Ouellette (1-0-0)
Prelims – 3 rounds – Featherweight division: Paul Blais Fisher (0-1-0) vs. Frederik Dupras (2-1-0)
Prelims – 3 rounds – Bantamweight division: TBA vs. Serge Dancos (1-0-0)
Prelims – 3 rounds – Catchweight 140 lbs: Samuel Giguere (0-2-0) vs. Pierre-Olivier Bouffard (1-1-0)
Prelims – 3 rounds – Woman Strawweight division: Emily Vallance (0-0-0) vs. Claudia Baril (o-0-0)
Prelims – 3 rounds – Flyweight division: Julien Sault (1-0-0) vs. Pierre Thivierge (1-0-0)
Prelims – 3 rounds – Light Heavyweight division: TBA vs. Mathieu Langlais (1-3-0)
Prelims – 3 rounds – Bantamweight division: TBA vs. Taha Bendaoud (0-0-0)
Prelims – 3 rounds – Bantamweight division: TBA vs. Yanis Hazard (0-0-0)