Thrilla in Camilla Set for June 30

Save the date. It’s ‘bout to get thrillin at St. Camillus. The 7th Annual Thrilla in Camilla is Friday, June 30.

This year’s boxing event puts FDNY Boxing up against Ireland’s national police team, Guarda Siochana. There will be 12 bouts, including two female bouts and two grudge matches, including an FDNY grudge match and an FDNY vs. MTA grudge match. Don’t be late and miss the action. Doors open at 6 p.m. at the first match starts at 7:30 p.m.

While the matches will be competitive, at the end of the day, everyone in the ring is doing it for a good cause. This year’s Thrilla is raising funds for the Tunnel to Towers Foundation, which helps first responders and veterans in need. The fundraising goal this year is $40,000. Last year, the event raised $30,000 for Tunnel to Towers. Several local businesses have already contributed through sponsorships.

In addition to the boxing matches, the night will also include food and beverages for purchase, t-shirt sales, a 50/50, and a performance by the FDNY Emerald Society Bagpipe Band.

Tickets are $30 for general admission, $50 for ringside with a guaranteed seat or $100 for the VIP seats with table seating. Get your tickets in advance at

If you can’t make this one and are looking to take a trip to Ireland, on August 25, FDNY Boxing will once again face Guarda Siochana in Dublin. Tickets for that event will be on Eventbrite but information about a trip package can be found at

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