USA Boxing Converts Abandoned Department Store Into Training Gym

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USA Boxing Converts Abandoned Department Store Into National Training Gym for Preparations for Olympic Games Tokyo 2020

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.(January 21, 2021 – When the boxers of the USA Boxing Olympic Qualification Team arrived in Colorado Springs, Colorado.… read full article “USA Boxing Converts Abandoned Department Store Into Training Gym”

Billy Walsh urges top prospects to gain international experience before turning pro

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By Bernard O’Neill – USA head coach Billy Walsh has urged America’s top prospects to gain international experience before turning professional.

The American chief seconds has talked to his team and they’ve agreed to remain for the Tokyo 2021 Olympics.… read full article “Billy Walsh urges top prospects to gain international experience before turning pro”

2020 USA Boxing Olympic Team Hopeful: Danielle Perkins

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Former pro basketball player Danielle Perkins shifted to boxing five years ago, when her hoops career ended, and ever since she’s been making up for lost time in the ring.

The Brooklyn-born Perkins, who is a personal training manager living in Houston, is a fan-friendly, boxer-puncher who adjusts to her opponent, usually starting rounds conservatively before aggressively applying pressure as the round goes on.… read full article “2020 USA Boxing Olympic Team Hopeful: Danielle Perkins”

Team USA Closes 2019 Pan American Games with Four Silver Medals

The American teams time in Lima, Peru at the 2019 Pan American Games came to a close tonight after six intense days of boxing action at the Miguel Grau Coliseum.

Team USA captain Virginia Fuchs (Houston,Texas) met a familiar foe in tonight’s flyweight championship bout, Ingrid Valencia of Colombia.… read full article “Team USA Closes 2019 Pan American Games with Four Silver Medals”

From the hood to the Olympic Training Center: Brooklyn lightweight Bruce Carrington shooting for stardom

Brooklyn lightweight Bruce Carrington will be looking for revenge and added credibility at the Pan American Games, starting July 27 in Lima, Peru, as one of the elite fighters on Team USA.

Carrington qualified for the Pan American Qualifier by winning the 2019 Pan Am Box-Off Championship.… read full article “From the hood to the Olympic Training Center: Brooklyn lightweight Bruce Carrington shooting for stardom”

Claressa Shields: “USA Boxing is family!”

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Two-time Olympic gold medalist Claressa Shields not only is spearheading a new wave in women’s boxing, she has developed into a true role model for countless youths.

Shields will be inducted into the USA Boxing Alumni Association Hall of Fame this Friday night in Salt Lake City, along with Class of 2018 members Roy Jones Jr.… read full article “Claressa Shields: “USA Boxing is family!””