A real soldier in the ring; Perez hoping to turn pro

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) – Ernesto “Tito” Perez is what you would call a true soldier in the ring. The native of Vineland, New Jersey has had a very solid amateur career, but has his sights set on turning pro in the near future. But, what makes his journey more amazing is that the humble Perez, who has been boxing for about 13 years, has already done what many of us…

April 22, 2016

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

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…


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

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

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

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

Washington Golden Gloves updates; semifinals set

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) – The Washington Golden Gloves continued on Saturday at the Sugar Ray Leonard Community Center in Palmer Park, Maryland. There was a ton of action and after the day’s bouts, the semifinals have been set for next weekend. The results are as followed the Junior Division: 12-13, 80 Pounds (Championship) went to Jahmal Harvey (Oxon Hill), who defeated Teon Jackson (Lyfestyle). The 13-year-old, 112 Pounds (Championship): Dennis Zeiglar…

March 8, 2016

Gleason’s Gym product James uses jab and smarts; advances in NY Golden Gloves tourney

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) – Iman James not only used her smarts, but her jab was the difference as she won her 119-pound affair Wednesday night to advance in the New York Daily News Golden Gloves tournament at the Harlem Pal. On a night where the message was to end gun violence, James (Gleason’s Gym) outclassed a game Tifanny Hardy (Gold Folks) in front of a spirited crowd that chanted “Fist,…

March 5, 2016

New Jersey Golden Gloves kicks off; Toms River site of Week 1 action

March 4, 2016

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) – The 2016 New Jersey Golden Gloves tournament kicks off Saturday, March 4th, at Toms River South High School will a full slate of action on the card. There are several returning champions, but this year’s tournament will not include amateur standout and Newark native Shakur Stevenson, who recently qualified for the 2016 U.S Olympic Boxing team. Amateur veteran standout Leroy Davila, who won the 108lb championship last…