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Team USA Takes Six Preliminary Round Victories at the 2015 Golden Gloves of Vojvodina

(COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO.) – USA Boxing’s youth men enjoyed success over the first two days of competition at the 2015 Golden Gloves of Vojvodina in Subotica, Serbia. The United States squad recorded six preliminary round victories to kick off tournament competition at the Subotica Sports Hall, starting with the first three wins on Wednesday evening. Continue reading

USA Boxing’s Youth Men to Compete in the 2015 Golden Gloves of Vojvodina in Serbia

(COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO.) – Nine of USA Boxing’s top youth men spent their Independence Day weekends preparing to represent Team USA at the 2015 Golden Gloves of Vojvodina, July 8-12 in Subotica, Serbia. After enjoying all of the July Fourth festivities, the United States squad departed for Serbia on Sunday in preparation for the international competition, which is slated to include 137 male athletes from 22 countries across the globe. Continue reading

Three More Elite Women Claim Olympic Trials Berths on the Final Day of Pathway to Glory Competition in Colorado Springs

(COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO.) – The Pathway to Glory Olympic Trials Qualifier I culminated in 13 championship round bouts on Saturday night in Colorado Springs, but three bronze medalists recorded the most important wins of the night. The final Olympic Trials berths of the event were confirmed in the opening three bouts of the session as the participants in the women’s Olympic divisions competed in bronze medal bouts. Continue reading

Twenty-Five Boxing Hopefuls Clinch Olympic Trials Berths at the Pathway to Glory Qualifying Event in Colorado Springs

(COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO.) – Twenty-five Olympic hopefuls claimed important victories on the road to Rio de Janeiro on Friday at the Pathway to Glory Olympic Trials Qualifier I in Colorado Springs, Colo. The victors in all 25 semifinal bouts at City Auditorium officially earned Olympic Trials for Boxing berths in a full day of boxing in the Pikes Peak region. Continue reading

The Semifinalists Are Set Following Quarterfinal Competition at the Pathway to Glory Olympic Trials Qualifier I

(COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO.) – Forty-six boxers moved one step closer to an Olympic Trials berth with quarterfinal wins on Thursday at the Pathway to Glory Olympic Trials Qualifier I in Colorado Springs, Colo. All of the day’s victors moved on to the semifinal round with their wins on Thursday and will need only one more victory to secure Olympic Trials berths in the 13 weight divisions. Continue reading

Fifty-Eight Boxers Advance to the Quarterfinal Round

(COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO.) – The Pathway to Glory Olympic Trials Qualifier I moved in to the third day of competition on Wednesday at City Auditorium in Colorado Springs with all of the day’s 116 participants battling for a spot in the quarterfinal round.

The U.S. Army’s World Class Athlete Program enjoyed a strong morning, going undefeated in women’s flyweight and lightweight competition. Two of WCAP’s former national champions in different weight divisions have convened in the flyweight division and both recorded victories in their tournament debuts. Two-time light flyweight champion Alex Love (Colorado Springs, Colo.) won a 2-1 decision over 2015 Youth National Championships gold medalist Kristyn Juarez (Los Angeles, Calif.) in their flyweight contest. Former featherweight titlist Melissa Parker (Fort Carson, Colo.) staked her claim on her new lower division with a third round TKO over Mikaila Gutierrez (Kemp, Texas) in their preliminary meeting. Continue reading

USA Boxing’s Pathway to Glory Olympic Trials Qualifier Begins with Five Bouts in Colorado Springs

(COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO.) – The third qualifying event for the U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Boxing began with a quick night on Monday at City Auditorium in Colorado Springs. The men’s light welterweight division kicked off tournament action with five first round bouts on the opening day of competition. Continue reading

The American Squad Faces a Tough Day Two at the 2015 Junior and Youth Women’s World Championships

After a strong opening bout on day one of the 2015 Junior and Youth World Championships, Team USA took two losses on the second day of competition at the Xinzhuang Stadium in New Taipei City. Youth light flyweight Hillary Perez (Arlington, Texas) and junior division middleweight Amanda Bermudez (Gatesville, Texas) each dropped their preliminary bouts on Sunday. Continue reading

Jajaira Gonzalez Sets a Victorious Tone for Team USA

Eighteen-year-old Jajaira Gonzalez (Glendora, Calif.) announced her presence on the international scene at the inaugural Junior and Youth World Championships in 2013 and her first bout at the 2015 event showed that she’s still the one to watch in her lightweight division. Known for her overwhelming punch output and aggressive nature, Gonzalez once again used her patented style to take a dominating win in the tournament opener for both she and Team USA at the Xinzhuang Stadium in New Taipei City. Continue reading