USA Boxing’s Elite Women to Face Northern Neighbors in the Battle of the Frontiers on August 21

(COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO.) – Team USA’s elite female athletes have traveled north of the border to take on their Canadian counterparts on Thursday in the Battle of the Frontiers in Montreal, Canada. The international duel will be the second match-up of 2014 between the top women from the United States and Canada following an initial meeting in March at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in March.

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USA Boxing’s Youth Olympic Games Team Arrives in China

(COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO.) – Four American boxers looking for their own place in history arrived in China today for the 2014 Youth Olympic Games. The U.S. squad touched down in Shanghai at approximately 5:30 p.m. local time (5:30 a.m. ET) before embarking on a three-hour bus ride to Nanjing.

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United States Boxers Sweep Final Round Bouts at the 2014 Pan American Olympic Festival in Mexico City

(COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO.) – Team USA closed the 2014 Pan American Olympic Festival in gold medal fashion with four final round victories on Sunday in Mexico City. All four American competitors won gold medals in the multi-sport event, which provided a preview of next year’s Pan American Games in Toronto. 2012 Olympian Queen Underwood (Seattle, Wash.) and multi-time national champion Cam F. Awesome (Lenexa, Kansas) each earned four wins en route to Pan American Olympic Festival Championships. 2012 Olympic bronze medalist Marlen Esparza (Houston, Texas) and 2012 Olympic Champion Claressa Shields (Flint, Mich.) took three victories a piece to win their gold medals in Mexico City.

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Team USA Clinches Four Final Round Berths at the 2014 Pan American Olympic Festival

(COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO.) – The American winning streak remained in tact on Friday at the 2014 Pan American Olympic Festival in Mexico City. Lightweight Queen Underwood (Seattle, Wash.), middleweight Claressa Shields and super heavyweight Cam F. Awesome (Lenexa, Kansas) all won their semifinal match-ups to join flyweight Marlen Esparza (Houston, Texas) in tonight’s final round action.

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Marlen Esparza, Queen Underwood and Cam F. Awesome Win Pan American Olympic Festival Openers in Mexico City

(COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO.) – Team USA is off to a great start at the 2014 Pan American Olympic Festival with three American boxers claiming opening bout wins on the first two days of competition in Mexico City. Lightweight Queen Underwood (Seattle, Wash.) and super heavyweight Cam F. Awesome (Lenexa, Kansas) each earned quarterfinal wins on Wednesday while flyweight Marlen Esparza (Houston, Texas) took a semifinal victory on Thursday in Mexico City. 2012 Olympic gold medalist Claressa Shields (Flint, Mich.) while compete in her first bout of the multi-sport event on Friday in a match-up with Mexico’s Alma Ibarra.

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Cam F. Awesome and USA Boxing’s Olympic Trio to Compete in the 2014 Pan American Olympic Festival

(COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO.) – Four of USA Boxing’s most internationally experienced athletes will compete in the 2014 Pan American Olympic Festival this week in Mexico City. 2012 Olympic gold medalist Claressa Shields (Flint, Mich.), 2012 Olympic bronze medalist Marlen Esparza (Houston, Texas) and 2012 Olympian Queen Underwood (Seattle, Wash.) will reunite for the multi-sport event while multi-time national champion Cam F. Awesome (Lenexa, Kansas) will represent Team USA’s male athletes in Mexico.

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Team USA’s Youth Athletes Win Five Medals at the 2014 Golden Glove of Vovjodina Tournament in Serbia

(COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO.) – A squad of the United States’ youth boxers faced off with international foes this past week in Subotica, Serbia at the 2014 Golden Glove of Vovjodina. Bantamweight Hector Tanajara (San Antonio, Texas) led Team USA with a gold medal finish in the international tournament with three wins in Serbia. Light flyweight Thomas Blumenfeld (Albany, N.Y.) and female middleweight Martha Fabela (Oakland, Calif.) each took home silver medals while flyweight Antonio Vargas (Kissimmee, Fla.) and welterweight John Williams (Baton Rouge, La.) claimed bronze.

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USA Boxing’s Youth Squad to Travel to Serbia for the 2014 Golden Glove of Vojvodina

(COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO.) – USA Boxing’s youth boxers will return to international action, July 10-13 in Subotica, Serbia at the Golden Glove of Vojvodina. This 2014 event will be the 32nd edition of the international tournament with the female participants competing for the third straight year. Athletes from 25 nations are expected to compete in tournament action with nine U.S. boxers traveling to Serbia for the international event.

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