North Vancouver’s Jaime Ward (1-0) was successful in her pro debut.  She hammered Brandy Badry (1-3) for four rounds to take a unanimous decision victory in a 130-pound women’s boxing bout. Before a packed crowd at the Shaw Conference Center in Edmonton, Ward, 32, put on an impressive performance of ring generalship and boxing skills.… Read More


Vancouver’s Jaime Ward called her shot in the curtain-raiser, a four-round super featherweight match against Edmonton’s Brandy Badry. Hours before the opening bell, Ward said she intended to force Badry into retreat mode by beating her to the punch — and it worked like a charm. Making her pro debut, Ward won 11 of the… Read More


We’ve all heard the time tested phrase “get ready”.  Many of fighters and coaches in the opposite corner have muttered it to me time and time again.  “Get ready, Jaime, cause here we come!”  Ha, ha!  Well okay than!  But personally I prefer to BE ready first. What’s the difference? Well, believe it or not,… Read More


I stood behind the curtain, I could see the camera outside waiting for me to walk through and make my entrance, my first entrance ever to the ring of my professional debut.  The music started to build, The Prodigy’s Stand Up.  “Sam, wait until it builds before we walk out,” I said.  I wanted everything… Read More