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Team USA Wins Four Gold Medals at the 2014 Leszek Drogosz Memorial Tournament in Poland

(COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO.) – Five U.S. boxers entered the ring for today’s championship round action at the 2014 Leszek Drogogz Memorial Tournament in Kielce, Poland and four emerged victorious in the international competition. Light flyweight Joshua Franco (San Antonio, Texas), flyweight Malik Jackson (Washington DC), welterweight Jose Alday (Odessa, Texas), and super heavyweight Cam F. [...]

The United States’ Jose Alday, Jr., and LeShawn Rodriquez Advance in Leszek Drogosz Competition in Poland

(COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO.) – Team USA claimed two more international victories at the Leszek Drogosz Memorial Tournament in Kielce, Poland on Thursday. Welterweight Jose Alday (Odessa, Texas) and middleweight LeShawn Rodriguez (Shirley, N.Y.) each won split decisions in their Thursday contests to advance in tournament action. Lightweight Genaro Gamez (San Diego, Calif.) and heavyweight Joshua Temple [...]

USA Boxing’s Experienced Women’s Squad Prepare to Travel South of the Border for the 2014 Elite Women’s Continental Championships

(COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO.) – USA Boxing’s experienced team of female athletes is finalizing their preparations for the 2014 Elite Women’s Continental Championships, September 23-27 in Guadalajara, Mexico. Olympic Training Center resident athletes Marlen Esparza (Houston, Texas), Christina Cruz (New York, N.Y.), and Queen Underwood (Seattle, Wash.) welcomed seven fellow national team members to [...]

USA Boxing’s Elite Men Add Three More International Victories to the 2014 Tally in Kielce, Poland

(COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO.) – Three American boxers made their tournament debuts on Wednesday at the Leszek Drogosz Memorial Tournament in Kielce, Poland. Light flyweight Joshua Franco (San Antonio, Texas) and bantamweight Ja’Rico O’Quinn (Detroit, Mich.) each won unanimous decisions while light heavyweight Jasper McCargo (Oakland, Calif.) lost a close bout in the light heavyweight division. Super [...]

Team USA’s Elite Men Take Five Victories in Opening Day Action at the Leszek Drogosz Memorial Tournament in Poland

(COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO.) – USA Boxing’s elite men kicked off Leszek Drogosz Memorial Tournament competition with five victories on Tuesday in Kielce, Poland. The day’s wins included a first round TKO victory from heavyweight Joshua Temple (St. Louis, Mo.) in his tournament opener. Lightweight Genaro Gamez (San Diego, Calif.), welterweight Jose Alday (Odessa, Texas), middleweight Leshawn Rodriquez [...]

Top Collegiate Boxers from Four Military Branches to Convene at the 11th Annual Veterans Day Boxing Spectacular

(MASHANTUCKET, CONN.) - Just days before our nation celebrates Veterans Day, top Olympic-style boxers from four military branches will take the ring for the 2014 Veterans Day Boxing Spectacular. The exciting night of boxing action on Saturday, November 8 at Foxwoods® Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Conn., will raise funds for Team Red, White and Blue, the nation's premier veterans support group, and [...]

USA Boxing’s Elite Teams to Hit the Road for International Competitive Opportunities

(COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO.) – Over the next two weeks, USA Boxing’s elite male and female national teams will take to the skies for international competitions in Poland and Mexico. The men’s squad will be the first group to step in to the ring, boxing in the Leszek Drogosz Memorial Tournament, September 15-20 in Kielce, Poland. USA Boxing’s top women will challenge opponents from north, central [...]

Shakur Stevenson Caps Perfect Youth Olympic Games Run with a Flyweight Gold Medal

(COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO.) – American flyweight Shakur Stevenson (Newark, N.J.) entered the 2014 Youth Olympic Games with an unblemished international record and the 17-year-old finished the tournament in the same fashion with a unanimous decision win in Wednesday’s final round competition in Nanjing, China. Super heavyweight Darmani Rock (Philadelphia, Pa.) lost a 3-0 decision to Germany’s Peter [...]

Team USA’s Jajaira Gonzalez Wins Gold in Dominating Fashion at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games

(COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO.) – Seventeen-year-old Jajaira Gonzalez (Glendora, Calif.) remembers her early days in the sport when she was the only girl in her southern California boxing gym. At only eight years old, her father was determined to get her involved in the sport despite her protests and wide array of attempts to get out of training. Fast-forward nearly a decade and that young girl has made [...]

Meet USA Boxing’s Youth Olympic Games Finalists

(COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO.) – Three reigning world champions from the United States will compete for gold medals at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games this week in Nanjing, China. The trio of talented young boxers has grabbed the attention of many at the highest levels of international boxing over the last two years and they will now vie for USA Boxing’s first-ever Youth Olympic Games gold medal. Female [...]