The 2008 Olympic Team Trials – Boxing Brackets are Set in Houston

20.08.07 - (HOUSTON, TEXAS) – The U.S. Olympic Team Trials - Boxing draw was completed on Sunday night at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas. Forty-four quarterfinal bouts will be contested in Monday’s opening day action with the winners advancing to the second round of winners’ bracket action.

Competition in the light flyweight, bantamweight, lightweight, welterweight, light heavyweight and super heavyweight divisions will be contested in the noon session. The flyweight, featherweight, light welterweight, middleweight, and heavyweight division athletes will compete in six p.m. round action.

First round action will begin on Monday, August 20 at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas. Olympic Team Trials action will run through August 26 with all of the victors earning berths on the U.S. Olympic Team.

Tickets for all sessions can be purchased at

Results will be disseminated immediately at the completion of the bouts. For any additional requests, please contact Julie Goldsticker at (719) 330-4072 or via e-mail at


Monday, august 20 – round one bouts (noon and six p.m.)

Tuesday, august 21 – winners bracket round two bouts and challengers bracket round one bouts (noon and 6 p.m.)

Wednesday, august 22 – winners bracket round three bouts and challengers bracket round two bouts (noon and 6 p.m.)

Thursday, august 23 – challengers bracket round three bouts (6 p.m.)

Friday, august 24 – challengers bracket round four bouts (6 p.m.)

Saturday, august 25 – first day of final round bouts (if the winners bracket champion wins, he is the Olympic trials champion) (6 p.m.)

Sunday, august 26 – second day of final round bouts (if necessary) (2 p.m.) and team announcement press conference

Monday Bout Sheets

Monday Preliminary Bouts
Noon Session

106 lbs: Luis Yanez, Duncanville, Texas vs. Malcom Franklin, Rialto, Calif.

106 lbs: Jerail Singleton, St. Louis, Mo. vs. Keola McKee, Wailuku, Hawaii/NMU

106 lbs: Diego Hurtado, Reno, Nev. vs. Gabino Saenz, Indio, Calif. (Hurtado will win on walkover due to Saenz having pulled out from the tournament)

106 lbs: Roberto Ceron, Doraville, Ga. vs. Daniel Lozano, Bowling Green, Fla.

119 lbs: Ronny Rios, Santa Ana, Calif. vs. Alexis Ramos, Fort Carson, Colo.

119 lbs: Jessy Cruz, Miami, Fla. vs. Samuel DiPace, Las Cruces, N.M.

119 lbs: Gary Russell, Jr., Capitol Heights, Md. vs. Roberto Marroquin, Dallas, Texas
119 lbs: David Clark, San Diego, Calif./NMU vs. Sergio Perales, Los Fresnos, Texas
132 lbs: Diego Magdaleno, Las Vegas, Nev. vs. Miguel Gonzalez, Cleveland, Ohio

132 lbs: Sadam Ali, Brooklyn, N.Y. vs. Terence Crawford, Omaha, Neb.

132 lbs: Mason Menard, Rayne, La. vs. James Villa, Fort Carson, Colo.

132 lbs: Antton Slaughter, Columbus, Ohio vs. Jerry Belmontes, Corpus Christi, Texas

152 lbs: Charles Hatley, Dallas, Texas vs. Anthony Campbell, Covington, Tenn.

152 lbs: David Lopez, Parma, Idaho vs. Demetrius Andrade, Providence, R.I.

152 lbs: Keith Thurman, Oldsmar, Fla. vs. Domonique Dolton, Detroit, Mich.

152 lbs: Boyd Melson, Fort Carson, Colo. vs. Mahlon Kerwick, Fort Carson, Colo.

178 lbs: Christopher Downs, Fort Carson, Colo. vs. Angel Concepcion, E. Orange, N.J.

178 lbs: Jeffrey Spencer, Fort Carson, Colo. vs. Cymone Kearney, Oakland, Calif.

178 lbs: Siju Shabazz, Las Cruces, N.M. vs. Nicholas Swan, Great Falls, Mont.

178 lbs: DeRae Crane, Davenport, Iowa vs. Yathomas Riley, San Diego, Calif

201+ lbs: Michael Hunter, Las Vegas, Nev. vs. Nate James, Malden, Mass.

201+ lbs: Andrew Shepherd, Fort Carson, Colo. vs. William Moore, Fort Carson, Colo.

201+ lbs: Lenroy Thompson, Port St. Lucie, Fla. vs. Kimdo Bethel, Albany, N.Y.

201+ lbs: Joshua Parsons, Barboursville, W. Va. vs. Mike Wilson, Central Point, Ore.

Monday Preliminary Bouts

6 p.m. Session

112 lbs: Rau’shee Warren, Cincinnati, Ohio vs. Juan Leija, Alvin, Texas

112 lbs: Qa’id Muhammad, Atlantic City, N.J. vs. John Franklin, Fort Carson, Colo.

112 lbs: Timothy Ibarra, Brighton, Colo. vs. Bruno Escalante, Waimanalo, Hawaii/NMU

112 lbs: David Gaspar, Wlimington, Calif. vs. Aaron Alafa, Visalia, Calif.

125 lbs: Raynell Williams, Cleveland, Ohio vs. Robert Rodriguez, Evans, Colo.

125 lbs: Duran Caferro, Helena, Mont. vs. Shemuel Pagan, Brooklyn, N.Y.

125 lbs: Hylon Williams, Houston, Texas vs. Troy Wohosky, Medford, Ore.

125 lbs: Rosey Summerville, Camp Lejeune, N.C. vs. Rico Ramos, Los Angeles, Calif. (Ramos will win on walkover due to an injury to Summerville)
141 lbs: Javier Molina, Commerce, Calif. vs. Samuel Martinez, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

141 lbs: Jeremy Bryan, Clifton, N.J. vs. Danny Garcia, Philadelphia, Pa.

141 lbs: Dan O’Connor, Framingham, Mass. vs. Andre Sherard, Milwaukee, Wis.

141 lbs: Michael Dallas, Bakersfield, Calif. vs. Brad Solomon, Douglasville, Ga.

165 lbs: Fernando Guerrero, Salisbury, Md. vs. Angel Santos, Newark, N.J.

165 lbs: Zacchelus Hardrick, Fort Carson, Colo. vs. Shawn Estrada, Downey, Calif.

165 lbs: Jonathan Nelson, Little Rock, Ark. vs. Dominic Wade, Largo, Md.

165 lbs: Daniel Jacobs, Brooklyn, N.Y. vs. Shawn Porter, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio

201 lbs: Deontay Wilder, Tuscaloosa, Ala. vs. Anthony Tettis, Ridgway, Pa.

201 lbs: Aleco Lawton, Orlando, Fla. vs. Joe Guzman, Fort Carson, Colo.

201 lbs: Adam Willett, Bellport, N.Y. vs. David Carey, Anchorage, Alaska

201 lbs: Quantis Graves, Cut Off, La. vs. James Zimmerman, San Jose, Calif.

Article posted on 19.08.2007

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