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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 [...]

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 [...]

USA Boxing’s Shakur Stevenson, Jajaira Gonzalez and Darmani Rock Earn Berths in the Championship Bout at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games

(COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO.) – Three American world champions will compete for a gold medal at the prestigious Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China following semifinal victories in today’s action at the International Expo Centre. Male flyweight Shakur Stevenson (Newark, N.J.), female lightweight Jajaira Gonzalez (Glendora, Calif.) and male super heavyweight Darmani Rock (Philadelphia, Pa.) each won [...]

Shakur Stevenson and Darmani Take Preliminary Round Victories at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games

(COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO.) – The first day of boxing competition at the Youth Olympic Games took various turns for the three American athletes scheduled to box on Saturday at the International Expo Centre in Nanjing, China. Male flyweight Shakur Stevenson (Newark, N.J.) boxed his way to a unanimous decision in his first round bout while female middleweight Martha Fabela (Oakland, Calif.) found herself [...]

Shakur Stevenson, Jajaira Gonzalez and Darmani Rock to Kick Off 2014 Youth Olympic Games Competition for Team USA

(COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO.) – The day that the U.S. Youth Olympic Games boxing team has been anticipating for months is nearly upon us. Three American boxers will compete in opening round action at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games on Saturday following today’s tournament draw in Nanjing, China. Male flyweight Shakur Stevenson (Newark, N.J.), female middleweight Martha Fabela (Oakland, Calif.), and male [...]

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 [...]

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’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 [...]

USA Boxing’s Shakur Stevenson Named the Best Junior Boxer of the Year by the International Boxing Association

(COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO.) – USA Boxing’s own junior star Shakur Stevenson (Newark, N.J.) is breaking new ground for his country, winning the Best Junior Boxer of the Year award from Olympic-style boxing’s international federation, AIBA. The 16-year-old is the first American boxer ever to win the major award, which honors the top junior boxer (athletes born in 1997 and 1998) in the world. Stevenson [...]

The United States’ Shakur Stevenson Wins Junior World Championships Gold in Ukraine as Danny Gonzalez Claims Silver

(COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO.) – United States’ light bantamweight Shakur Stevenson (Newark, N.J.) became only the third United States boxer ever to win Junior World Championships gold on Sunday at the Kiev Palace of Sports in Kiev, Ukraine. The 16-year-old won five straight unanimous decision victories en route to the gold medal in the major international event. Light flyweight Daniel Gonzalez (Moreno [...]