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Sulem Urbina, Mexico’s amateur representative at flyweight, Super Bowl recap

While on break from training with Mexico’s national boxing team at the Olympic Center in Mexico City, Sulem Urbina, Mexico’s amateur representative at flyweight, participated in various National Football League charity and celebrity events centered around Super Bowl XLIX. The events included the Players and Pets Charity Party, Wounded Warriors Amputee Football Game (WWAFT), Knockout Bullying Day Event, Madden Bowl, Super Brawl Showdown, and DirecTV’s Super Bowl Party. Urbina, a twenty-four year old, Mexican born, U.S. resident, and a 2016 Olympic hopeful, talked about her busy week in Arizona. She said, “I really enjoyed all the events last week. Each event touched my heart in different ways, allowed me to give back, and meet so many new people.” Continue reading

Sulem Urbina Wins Gold At The Independence Cup Amateur National Championships

Twenty-three year old amateur boxer, Sulem Urbina, a Mexican born, U.S. resident, returned to her Team Mexico training camp in Mexico City after winning a gold medal in the 112 lb/51 kg division at the Independence Cup Amateur National Championships. The international competition tournament, which included participants from Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, United States, Brazil, and Mexico, was held February 10-February 14, 2014, at the amphitheater located on the campus of the Universidad Technologica de Santiago (UTESA) in Santiago, Dominican Republic. Urbina, who regularly trains at Knockout Boxing Club in Phoenix, Arizona, won the gold medal by winning three fights in five days. In the quarterfinals on February 10, Urbina defeated Arisleyda Santiago of the Dominican Republic by a score of 3:0. In the semi-finals on February 12, she defeated Zaida Enriquez of Mexico by a score of 3:0. In the finals, held on February 14, she won the gold medal by defeating Clelia Costa of Brazil by a score of 2:1. Her amateur record now stands at 58-10. Continue reading

Sulem Urbina perseveres to win gold in Mexico

PHOENIX, ARIZONA, U.S.A. – Amateur boxer Sulem Urbina, a Mexican born, U.S. resident, returned to the Knockout Boxing Club in Phoenix, Arizona, after winning four straight fights in seven days. She won the gold medal in the flyweight division at the Mexican Amateur National Championships, held November 30-December 7, 2013, in Guadalajara, Mexico. Urbina proudly represented Sonora, Mexico. Continue reading