Boxing – Odd twist to title bout

By MURRAY GREIG, QMI Agency for Canoe.ca

Jelena Mrdjenovich Courtesy Canoe.ca

There’s a bizarre storyline behind the Women’s International Boxing Association featherweight title fight on Friday at the Shaw Conference Centre — and it has nothing to do with it being the first world championship bout between a Serb and a Bosnian.

Rather, it’s about how the match came to be made between Edmonton’s Jelena Mrdjenovich (24-7-1, 12 KOs) and Irma Balijagic Adler of Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina (12-1, 5 KOs)…

(Read more at Canoe.Ca)

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