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Trudeau, Brazeau set for weekend boxing rumble

Liberal MP Justin Trudeau and Conservative Senator Patrick Brazeau will be stepping into the boxing ring in Ottawa Saturday night to raise money for cancer research.

Nicknames: the Papineau Pugilist and Braz Knuckles Brazeau

Interview with political pugilists Justin Trudeau and Patrick Brazeau. They square off in a boxing match on Saturday to raise money for cancer research 6:58

Liberal MP Justin Trudeau and Conservative Senator Patrick Brazeau will be stepping into the boxing ring in Ottawa on Saturday night, but not because of bad political blood.

The two will be battling it out to raise money for cancer research.

Each has personal reasons for particpating in the event. Brazeau lost his mom to lung cancer in 2004. Trudeau's father, former prime minister Pierre Trudeau, died of complications related to prostate cancer in 2000.

The fundraiser match at Ottawa's Hampton Inn will go for three rounds of two minutes each.