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Daniel Gonzalez and Shakur Stevenson Advance to the Semifinal Round at the 2013 Junior World Championships

(COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO.) – Two young American boxers have clinched medals in the first World Championship event for both athletes. Light flyweight Daniel Gonzalez (Moreno Valley, Calif.) and light bantamweight Shakur Stevenson (Newark, N.J.) each claimed quarterfinal victories on Thursday night at the Kiev Place of Sports in Kiev, Ukraine to advance to the semifinal round. Devin Haney (Las Vegas, Nev.), junior middleweight Alexis Rocha (Santa Ana, Calif.), light heavyweight Suray Mahmutovic (Daly City, Calif.) and super heavyweight Pano Tiatia (St. George, Utah) all fell short in their quarterfinal bouts, which eliminated them from the 2013 Junior World Championships. Continue reading