70th annual Lowell Sun Charities Golden Gloves Championship

LOWELL, Mass. (January 9, 2016) – The 70th annual Lowell Sun Charities Golden Gloves Championship kicked-off last night at historic Lowell Memorial Auditorium as Central New England (Greater Lowell) preliminary-round action featured 12 exciting men’s novice class matches.

The preliminary round will conclude next Friday night (Jan. 15) at Lowell Memorial Auditorium with 10 open class matches. See complete 2016 schedule and last night’s results below.

$70 for ’70 – A special offer to celebrate the 70th edition of the Lowell Sun Charities Golden Gloves Championship is available to purchase: $70.00 season ticket (8 remaining events) in the balcony. To purchase call the Lowell Memorial Auditorium box office at 1.866.722.8881 or order online at www.LowellMemorialAuditorium.com. Individual event tickets are also available to purchase for $17.00, $15.00 or $12.00.

Proceeds from the Lowell Sun Charities Golden Gloves Championship go towards sending the New England Golden Gloves champions to the National Golden Gloves Championship (2016 in Salt Lake City, Utah), in addition to supporting local athletes and area gyms, the Boys & Girls Club, soup kitchens, homeless shelters, cancer funds, scholarships and many other great charitable causes.

Naoya 'Monster' Inoue vs. Michael Dasmarinas - final press conferece quotes & photos

Official Results
(winners listed first)

Men’s Novice Division
LIGHTWEIGHTS (132 lbs)
Troy Anderson (Dorchester, MA, Nonantum Boxing)
DEC3 (3-2)
Alex Rivera (Malden, MA, Somerville Youth Boxing)
LIGHT WELTERWEIGHTS (141 lbs.)
Edwin Rozon (Haverhill, MA, Haverhill Downtown Boxing)
DEC3 (5-0)
David Santini (Wilmington, MA, Union Street Boxing)
Mark Butler (Lowell, MA, Lowell West End)
TKO2 (2:00)
Joseph Collins (Derry, N.H., Union Street Boxing)
WELTERWEIGHTS (152 lbs.)
Anthony DeSalvo (Roslindale, MA, George Foreman)
DEC3 (3-2)
Justin Logue (Watertown, MA, Boston Boxing)
Lipi Fernandez (Roxbury, MA, Welch’s Gym)
DEC3 (3-2)
James Hoyt (Lawrence, MA, Lawrence Boxing)
Jaime Cabrera (Nashua, NH, Nashua PAL)
DEC3 (3-2)
Drew Bowden (Boston, MA, George Foreman)
MIDDLEWEIGHTS (165 lbs.)
Nathan Balakin (Tyngsboro, MA, Lowell West End)
DEC3 (4-1)
Richard Jones (Revere, MA, Somerville Boxing)
Joseph DaSilva (Gloucester, MA, Gloucester Boxing Club)
DEC3 (3-2)
Travis Mazac (Revere, MA, Somerville Boxing)
LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHTS (178 lbs.)
Daniel McNamara (Allston, MA, Boston Boxing)
DEC3 (5-0)
Simon Taylor (Bedford, MA, MK Boxing)
Yancarlos Sanchez (Dorchester, MA, Quietman Gym)
DEC3 (3-2)
Geovanny Lorenzo (Roslindale, MA, Gentlemen’s Gym)
HEAVYWEIGHTS (201 lbs.)
Jared Gately (Franklin, MA, Welch’s Gym)
DEC3 (3-2)
Luke Yetten (Waltham, MA, Boston Boxing)
SUPER HEAVYWEIGHTS (201+ lbs.)
Ryan Brooks (Weymouth, MA, Grealish Boxing)
DEC3 (3-2)
Brian Bannon (Newton, MA, Nonantum Boxing)

70th annual Lowell Sun Charities Golden Gloves Championship Schedule

(Lowell Memorial Auditorium – 6:30 p.m. doors open, 7:30 p.m. first bout)

Central New England (Greater Lowell)

Preliminary Round – Friday, Jan. 15
Quarterfinal Round – Friday, Jan. 22
Open & Novice Class Semifinals, C.N.E. – Thursday, Jan. 28
Open & Novice Class Championship Finals – Thursday, Feb. 4

Carlos Takam confident of beating Joe Joyce

New England Tournament of Champions

Novice Class Semifinals – Thursday, Feb. 11
Novice Class Championship Finals – Feb. 18
Open Class Semifinals – Wednesday, Feb. 24
Open Class Championship Finals – Thursday, Feb. 25

Information:

Tournament Executive Director: Bobby Russo
Director of Contestants: Art Ramalho
Chief of Officials: Lauri Purcell
Ring Announcer: John Vena

Venue: Lowell Memorial Auditorium, 50 Merrimack St., Lowell, MA