Opening day of National Golden Gloves in the books

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) – The National Golden Gloves Tournament of Champions kicked off on Tuesday in Salt Lake City, Utah and the DC region was well represented with several big wins. The DC region won two of four bouts that they fought in and leading the way was Troy Isley, who won his 165lb. clash over Marcus Johnson by a score of 5-0. The native of Alexandria, VA, used…

May 18, 2016
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Washington Region Golden Gloves results; VA/NC dominate

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) – The Open Division of the Regional Golden Gloves Championships saw the Virginia-North Carolina team dominate the squad from DC/Maryland/Delaware as they captured five of the seven bouts Saturday at the Rosecroft Raceway in Fort Washington, MD. Jalonte Cole (Burke, VA) upset World Series of Boxing participant Tyrek Irby (Oxon Hill, MD) to claim the 141lb. division, while Troy Isely (Alexandria, VA) knocked off two-time regional Golden…

May 2, 2016
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Cruz goes out in style; captures record 10th NY Golden Gloves title

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) –  Christina Cruz closed out her illustrious Golden Gloves career by earning her record 10th straight title, defeating a game Emily Colon in a 119-pound championship Tuesday night during the 89th annual Daily News Golden Gloves finals at the Barclay’s Center in Brooklyn, New York. The soft-spoken Cruz admitted it was not her best performance afterwards, but she will take it. “It wasn’t my best performance, but I went…

April 20, 2016
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Ivette Delgado captures NY Golden Gloves title; Dixon wins her fourth

April 1, 2016

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) Ivette Delgado captured the 112lb class title of the New York Daily News Golden Gloves tourney when she defeated Gabriella Gulfin Wednesday night at Yonkers Raceway in New York. Delgado (Atlas Cops N’ Kids) easily handled the overwhelmed Gulfin (Class One MMA), 3-0, by landing a ton of clean crisp shots throughout their bout. “I had a lot of high expectations for the night,” said Delgado as…

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New Jersey Golden Gloves tourney in full action, 4 weeks in the books

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) – The action is heating up at the New Jersey Golden Gloves tournament as the first four weeks were not only entertaining but compelling. Week four action wrapped up Saturday at the Brick Memorial High School, in Brick, New Jersey. John Leonardo (Gleasons Gym) defeated Omar Coubati (True Warrior) to kick things off in the 123lb. novice division, while Yohenry Rosario (Jersey Boys Boxing) and Frankie Diaz…

March 28, 2016
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Finals for Washington Golden Gloves set; Rosecroft Raceway to host bouts

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) – The Finals of the Washington Golden Gloves are set for Saturday April 2nd at the Rosecroft Raceway in Fort Washington, Maryland. For the very first time, boxers from the state of Delaware will be able to compete in the finals. All winnners will advance to the regional finals, which are to be held Saturday, April 30th. Here is the slated schedule for Saturday. Novice Division: 123…

March 28, 2016
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Rodriguez shines at 123lbs; advances to semi’s of NY Golden Gloves

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) –Efrain Rodriguez scored a brilliant TKO win over Jaison Thompson Friday night at the Monsignor David Cassato and St. Athanasius Church in Brooklyn to advance to the semifinals of the New York Daily News Golden Gloves tournament. Rodriguez (Atlas Cops N’ Kids) has quickly made a name for himself in the 123lb-pound novice division, and Friday night was no exemption as he delivered the Empire Casino Punch of the…

March 23, 2016
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2nd semi-finals of Washington Golden Gloves in the books

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) – The Washington Golden Gloves saw some incredible action, including entertaining bouts in the open division, as the second and final semifinals proved to be well worth the weight over the weekend. The 141lbs semifinal was an outstanding bout as Tyrek Irby (Headbangers) defeated Brian Avelar (Sugar Ray Leonard) after Irby took control of the final moments in the third round. Tavon Body, who is an outstanding…

March 23, 2016
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Coakley punches ticket into NY Golden Gloves semi’; dispatches Sledge

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) – Christian Coakley punched his ticket into the New York Daily News Golden Gloves semi’s on Thursday night after a tough 141-open division win over Jonathan Sledge at the Master Theater in Brooklyn, New York. Coakley (Manny’s Old School BC) was on the defense early on as Sledge tried to come out and brawl during the first round, but the 18-year-old remained calm and used his jab…

March 11, 2016
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Week 2 of NJ Golden Gloves set; scene shifts to Linden, NJ

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) – Week 2 of the New Jersey Golden Gloves kicks off Saturday, March 12th at the Linden High School in Linden, New Jersey. There is only one female bout which will be contested at 125lb in the sub-novice division where Sara Floyd (Ike & Randy) will take on Andrea Espinosa (Dover BC). Here is the rest of the slated action. In 141lb sub-noice action, Michael Cotantino (Title…

March 11, 2016
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