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Howard and Otis Grant “The Grant Brothers” are well-known figures in the world of professional boxing. Their many accomplishments extended their fantastic amateur careers to a fairly easy transition into the world of professional boxing. As amateurs they represented Canada at the 1988 Olympic Games, Pan American Games in 1987 and at the World Championship in 1986. Finally, Otis Grant topped a remarkable career by capturing the World Boxing Organization (WBO) world middleweight championship before a hostile crowd on English soil in 1997. Otis is unquestionably the one who opened the doors of the international boxing in Quebec.
Following their careers in 2003, they opened the @grantbrothersboxing
to train and develop their own stable of boxers. A stable of fighters that has included rising stars, accomplished professional boxers, and world champions have been under the tutelage of the Grant Brothers. Howard and Otis have outstanding expertise and helped train many athletes who have reached the highest peaks of the sport, including Adonis Stevenson, Georges St. Pierre, Patrick Cote, Joachim Alcine, Librado Andrade and many others.
For quite some time, the Grant Brothers contemplated the idea of embarking on the adventure of the promotion and to organize their own professional boxing events as getting their boxers on other professional cards locally became increasingly difficult.
That’s when they turned to a friend and businessman that is very passionate about the sport of boxing. Mr. Kerub is a local Montrealer who has the business expertise and financial resources to get the project up and running. The connection was made quickly and in November 2013, the team had its first Gala at the Holiday Inn Pointe Claire. It was an immediate success and several galas followed. Soon after Rixa Promotions was formed and partnered with the Grant Brothers Howard and Otis to bring on board the professional boxing events and promotions that was missing from the equation.