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Meet the Qualified Athletes for Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games

Lausanne, Switzerland, May 23, 2014 - The International Boxing Association (AIBA) is pleased to announce today, 85 days ahead of the Opening Ceremony, the final list of boxers that have qualified for the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games (YOG) to be held from August 16 until August 28, 2014. From over 500 boxers that competed for the chance to qualify, only the top six boxers for Men and Women [...]

Youth Reigns Supreme in Final Round Action at the 2014 National Golden Gloves

(LAS VEGAS, NEV.) – A week of outstanding action culminated in 10 championship bouts at the 2014 National Golden Gloves at the Paradise Events Center in Las Vegas, Nev., on Saturday. Twenty athletes from 14 different states took the ring in search of a highly-coveted National Golden Gloves title but only 10 would leave the squared circle as 2014 champions. The final round featured several youngsters [...]

Twenty Boxers Clinch Final Round Berths at the 2014 National Golden Gloves in Las Vegas

(LAS VEGAS, NEV.) – Twenty bouts of semifinal competition filled two rings at the National Golden Gloves in Las Vegas on Friday evening. The action was intense throughout the three hours of boxing with all of the boxers chasing a spot in the tournament finals. Friday’s victors included a two pairs of brothers, three reigning USA Boxing National Champions and three returning Golden Gloves titlists. The [...]

The 2014 National Golden Gloves Semifinalists are Set with Forty Quarterfinal Bouts on Thursday in Las Vegas

(LAS VEGAS, NEV.) – A group of nearly 300 boxers has been whittled down to 40 at the 2014 National Golden Gloves in Las Vegas, Nev. The top eight athletes in each of the 10 weight divisions competed in quarterfinal action on Thursday at the Las Vegas Hilton with all of the night’s victors advancing on to semifinal round action on Friday. Two-time USA Boxing National Champion Leroy Davila (New [...]

Shakur Stevenson, Jajaira Gonzalez and Darmani Rock to Compete in the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China

(COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO.) – Three of USA Boxing’s fastest rising stars will represent the United States at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games, August 16-28 in Nanjing, China. Newly crowned youth world champions Shakur Stevenson (Newark, N.J.), Jajaira Gonzalez (Glendora, Calif.) and Darmani Rock (Philadelphia, Pa.) are slated to compete in the global, multi-sport event, pending approval by the United [...]

Team USA Wins Three Gold Medals at the 2014 Youth World Championships

The United States national anthem was the most popular tune of the day during 2014 Youth World Championships final round action at the Armeec Arena in Sofia, Bulgaria today. Team USA earned three gold medals in the premier youth event, the most of any nation competing in the global tournament. Male flyweight Shakur Stevenson (Newark, N.J.) and female lightweight Jajaira Gonzalez (Glendora, Calif.) [...]

Shakur Stevenson, Jajaira Gonzalez, and Darmani Rock to Compete for Gold at the 2014 Youth World Championships

(COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO.) – Three American boxers kept their winning streaks in tact on Wednesday at the 2014 Youth World Championships at the Armeec Arena in Sofia, Bulgaria. 2013 Junior World Champions Shakur Stevenson (Newark, N.J.) and Jajaira Gonzalez (Glendora, Calif.) both advanced to their second straight World Championship finale while 2014 Youth Continental Champion Darmani Rock (Philadelphia, [...]

Team USA Clinches Four Berths in the Semifinals at the 2014 Youth World Championships

(COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO.) – Four representatives for the United States boxing team secured spots in the semifinal round with quarterfinal wins on Monday at the 2014 Youth World Championships in Sofia, Bulgaria. Male flyweight Shakur Stevenson (Newark, N.J.), female lightweight Jajaira Gonzalez (Glendora, Calif.), female middleweight Martha Fabela (Oakland, Calif.) and male super heavyweight Darmani [...]

Four American Boxers Advance to the Quarterfinal Round at the 2014 Youth World Championships

(COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO.) – Team USA advanced four more boxers to the quarterfinal round of the 2014 Youth World Championships today at the Armeec Arena in Sofia, Bulgaria. The United States squad put on a strong showing on the final day of preliminary round bouts on Sunday, winning four out of their five bouts. 2013 Junior World Champion Shakur Stevenson (Newark, N.J.) set the tone for his United [...]

The United States’ Nico Hernandez and Javier Estrada Enjoy Victorious Youth World Championships Debuts

(COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO.) – The United States’ Nico Hernandez (Wichita, Kansas) and Javier Estrada (Palmdale, Calif.) both made triumphant debuts at the 2014 Youth World Championships on Saturday in Sofia, Bulgaria. Light heavyweight Sharif Rahman (Las Vegas, Nev.) competed in his first bout today as well, but dropped his opening round contest. After watching several teammates take the ring [...]

A Trio of U.S. Boxers Earn Preliminary Round Victories at the 2014 Youth World Championships

(COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO.) – Three young American boxers earned preliminary round wins on Friday at the 2014 Youth World Championships in Sofia, Bulgaria. The U.S. squad won their first three bouts of the day as female competitors Jajaira Gonzalez (Glendora, Calif.) and Martha Fabela (Oakland, Calif.) both earned spots in the quarterfinal round and male bantamweight Carlos Balderas (Santa Maria, [...]

Team USA’s Shakur Stevenson and Martha Fabela Earn Youth World Championships Victories in Bulgaria

(COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO.) – Team USA enjoyed an undefeated day at the 2014 Youth World Championships in Sofia, Bulgaria on Thursday with two American athletes recording opening round wins. 2013 Junior World Champion Shakur Stevenson (Newark, N.J.) and 2014 Youth Continental titlist Martha Fabela (Oakland, Calif.) each defeated their preliminary round foes at the Armeec Arena. Stevenson ended [...]