Week 1 Washington Golden Gloves in the books; Johnson continues hot streak

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) – The 2016 Washington Golden Gloves got off to a roaring start, as the first week of competition saw action-packed fights Saturday night at the Sugar Ray Leonard Community Center in Palmer Park, MD. The most action was seen during the junior division, which saw three champions crowned, including the 9-10 age groups — 60lbs. pound class. Cardarius Johnson (Headbangers) scored a nice win over Justin…

February 22, 2016
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Pellot scores TKO over Alioski; advances in NY Golden Gloves

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) – Jonathan Pellot scored an impressive TKO win over Denis Alioski during their 123-pound bout as Week 4 of the 2016 New York Daily News Golden Gloves tournament kicked off Monday night at St. Finbar’s Auditorium in Brooklyn, New York. Pellot, who fights out of Morris Park Boxing Club, was aggressive from the opening bell and really outworked the taller Aliosi. He broke him down early…

February 18, 2016
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DMV Boxers shine at National Silver Gloves championships

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) – Four boxers from the Beltway region had brilliant performances as they captured the National Silver Gloves championships in Independence, MO, highlighted by Lorenzo Simpson’s sixth straight national title in his sixth weight class. The Baltimore, MD, product captured the Boy’s Junior Open titles (14-15 ages) in the 157-165 pound division with a tough win over Alexsis Espino, who fights out of Las Vegas, NV. The only…

February 16, 2016
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Paz gets hard fought win over Rodgers; advances in NY Golden Gloves

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) – Marcos Paz scored a hard-fought win over his good friend Noah Rodgers Friday night as the New York Golden Gloves tournament continued from St. Patrick’s Church in Bay Ridge. Paz (Freeport Pal) kept Rodgers guessing all night with clean jabs while being able to connect with counter shots en route to the 3-0 win over his friend Rodgers (Westbury BC). “Me and Noah are really good…

February 13, 2016
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Gjini outworks Parker in NY Golden Gloves bout of night; scene shifts to Yonkers PAL

February 11, 2016

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) – The famed Daily News New York Golden Gloves tournament resumed Wednesday night and the evening saw a spirited back-and-forth 132-pound novice affair between John Gjini against Willie Parker at the Sotomayor Houses Center in the Bronx. Gjini, who fights out of John’s Gym, showed tremendous pop as well as slick hands en route to a 3-0 win over the New Breed BC product. The 17-year-old Gjini,…

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Lowell Sun Charities novice semifinals set

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) – The 70th annual Lowell Sun Charities Golden Gloves semifinals will take place Thursday, February 11th, 2016 at the historic Lowell Memorial Auditorium. There are also three remaining Central England (Greater Lowell) open class final bouts are slated to be on tap. 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…

February 9, 2016
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NY Daily News Golden Gloves back in action

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) – The famed New York Daily News Golden Gloves will continue Monday night as the action looks to heat up and match the intensity from week one. Andrew Henriquez used his jab brilliantly en route to a win against Kareem Tunstall as the second week of the Daily News Golden Gloves tournament kicked off Thursday night at St. Andrew Avellino Church in Flushing, New York. JMB will…

February 8, 2016
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Henriquez’ jab proves to be difference in win; advances at NY Golden Gloves

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) – Andrew Henriquez used his jab brilliantly en route to a win against Kareem Tunstall as the second week of the Daily News Golden Gloves tournament kicked off Thursday night at St. Andrew Avellino Church in Flushing, New York. The John’s Gym product and 178-pound novice used his jab from the start of the bout, while showing off his counter-punching skills against Tunstall, who fights out of…

February 5, 2016
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Welch’s Gym turns out several winners at Lowell Sun Golden Gloves

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) The championship final round of the 70th annual Lowell Sun Charities Golden Gloves Championship saw Peter Welch’s Gym in South Boston dominate the action at the historic Lowell Memorial Auditorium Thursday night. Welterweight Jennifer Perella and Brookline light welterweight Abraham Nova (Novice) scored impressive wins, while Dorchester lightweight Jonathen DePina and middleweight Brian Lawrence gutted out victories for the famed Welch’s gym. Claire Duffy, a light welterweight…

February 5, 2016
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Timberlake scores impressive win in NY Golden Gloves; Lindo advances

February 2, 2016

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) – As week one of the New York Daily News Golden Gloves came to a close, Christopher Timberlake a local favorite brought the house down at the Freeport Boxing Club Friday night with a thrilling win of a very game and tough Jerry Rodriguez. There were 12 bouts that highlighted the action in the 152-pound novice division, with Timberlake seizing control of a spirited contest against Rodriguez (Green…

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