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The United States’ Virginia Fuchs and Christina Cruz Defeat European Foes

(COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO.) – Two more American boxers enjoyed victories in their international openers at the 2015 Strandja Tournament in Sofia, Bulgaria. Flyweight Virginia Fuchs (Kemah, Texas) and bantamweight Christina Cruz (New York, N.Y.) each took the ring for the first time on Wednesday and the duo emerged victorious. Lightweight Mikaela Mayer (Los Angeles, Calif.) and middleweight Tika Hemingway (Pittsburgh, Pa.) dropped their preliminary bouts to reigning world championships medalists on Wednesday. Continue reading

Mikaela Mayer Records a First Round Victory for Team USA

(COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO.) – USA Boxing’s elite women opened the 2015 international calendar with a victory on Tuesday at the Strandja Boxing Tournament in Sofia, Bulgaria. Lightweight Mikaela Mayer (Los Angeles, Calif.) was the lone U.S. boxer to compete on opening night and she set a winning tone for her teammates in her bout with Belarus’ Ala Yarshevich. Continue reading

Five American Women to Make 2015 International Debuts at the 66th Strandja Boxing Tournament

Five of USA Boxing’s elite women traveled across the globe on Wednesday for the 66th annual Strandja International Boxing Tournament, February 24-28, in Sofia, Bulgaria. Flyweight Virginia Fuchs (Kemah, Texas), bantamweight Christina Cruz (New York, N.Y.), lightweight Mikaela Mayer (Los Angeles, Calif.), light welterweight Rashida Ellis (Lynn, Mass.), and middleweight Tika Hemingway (Pittsburgh, Pa.) will all compete in the first international tournament of the year for Team USA’s female boxers. Continue reading

The USA Knockouts Move to a Perfect 3-0 in 2015 World Series of Boxing Competition with a Win over Caciques Venezuela

(COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO.) – The USA Knockouts kept their undefeated record in tact on Friday with a 3-2 match victory over the Caciques Venezuela at the Miccosukee Sports & Entertainment Dome in Miami, Fla. The team from Venezuela traveled to south Florida brimming with confidence after a big upset victory over the Azerbaijan Baku Fires in week two, but the American boxers boasted a winning streak of their own and the Knockouts extended it on Friday night. The U.S. squad traded wins with the visiting team throughout the night before heavyweight Joshua Temple (St. Louis, Mo.) clinched a Knockouts victory with a third round TKO in the final bout of the night. Continue reading

The USA Knockouts Return to Home Action Against the Caciques Venezuela on Friday

(COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO.) – The USA Knockouts will compete in the third match of the 2015 World Series of Boxing season on Friday at the Miccosukee Sports & Entertainment Dome in Miami, Fla. The United States squad will take on the Caciques Venezuela in five bouts of WSB competition on Friday in the second straight home match for the Knockouts. Continue reading

USA Boxing’s Elite Men Claim Ten More Olympic Trials Berth

(SPOKANE, WASH.) – The 2015 USA Boxing Elite National Championships concluded with 20 final round bouts at Northern Quest’s Pend Oreile Pavilion on Saturday. The championship bouts held special importance for the elite men with the 10 gold medalists earning Olympic Trials berths. All six finalists in the women’s Olympic weight divisions clinched their Olympic Trials berths with semifinal victories on Friday. Continue reading

2015 USA Boxing National Championships Competition Advances in to Day Two in Spokane

(SPOKANE, WASH.) – USA Boxing’s premier national championship event moved in to day two on Tuesday at the HUB Sports Center in Spokane, Wash. The day’s action began with a full slate of bouts in the bantamweight, lightweight and heavyweight divisions before the welterweight class took center stage in evening competition. Continue reading

The 2015 USA Boxing Elite National Championships Begins

(SPOKANE, WASH.) – USA Boxing’s Pathway to the Podium series moves to Spokane this week for the 2015 USA Boxing Elite National Championships. The annual event holds special importance in 2015 with both male and female boxers earning Olympic Trials berths. The tournament kicked off with one session on Monday as the two deepest weight divisions boxed at the HUB Sports Center on opening night. A full 32-man bracket of lightweights took the ring along with 12 welterweight boxers in tonight’s competition. Continue reading