Russ Anber Show: Spotlight On Canadian Prospects

Montreal’s Arturo Gatti has experienced ring success in recent years, but on an overall basis, Canada has not produced a wealth of world championship talent. Is there a shot that can change? On this edition of The Russ Anber Show, our man-about-boxing north of the border takes a look at the up-and-coming boxers in Canada, and who might have a chance to reach the mountaintop.

Russ Anber is one of the more well-known figures in Canadian boxing, having worked as a trainer with pros and amateurs for the last 25 years. Among those he has guided – Otis Grant, former WBO middleweight champion. He also has his own weekly show, “In This Corner with Russ Anber,” which airs on The Sports Network (TSN), Canada’s sports leader (, and operates Rival Boxing, a manufacturer and distributor of boxing equipment.

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