Lawrence vs. Lee fight of night at NJ Golden Gloves; Garcia shines and dominates

BY: Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) Week three of the New Jersey Golden Gloves at Croydon Hall in Middletown, New Jersey, Saturday night proved once again to not only be exciting and thrilling, but it showcased some of the best young rising talent throughout the Garden State. There were 12 fights on the docket and all of them were exciting in some capacity or another. The fight of the night turned out…

March 16, 2015
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New Jersey Golden Gloves continues; open class fills the card

BY: Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) The New Jersey Golden Gloves continue on Saturday as the open class takes center stage at the Middletown PAL. Weigh-ins start at 4:30PM and the first bout of the evening is slated for 7PM. That bout will decide the 95lb. final when Devonte German (Jersey City HH) takes on Xavier Correa (Asbury Park PAL) in the 11-12 year-old novice division to kick things off. The rest of…

March 13, 2015
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Breaking: New Jersey Golden Gloves week 2 results; Starling stars with quick TKO

March 8, 2015

BY: Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) The 2015 New Jersey Golden Gloves continued Saturday night at Global Boxing Gym in North Bergen, New Jersey and once again the action was non-stop highlighted by a Derek Starling’s quick first-round TKO win over George Roa in front of another packed house. Starling (Gleason’s Jersey Shore) made quick work of Roa (Ike & Randy’s) just :52 seconds into their contest to earn JMB’s “Boxer of…

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Photo of the Day “How low can you go?”

March 6, 2015

BY: Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) Jair Saanchez tried his best to get inside against Imani Crawley during their 152lb. sub-novice bout to open up the 2015 New Jersey Golden Gloves tournament in Lincroft, New Jersey. However, his tactics and guts were not enough as Crawley (Colosseum Boxing) would get the win, putting on a clinic thanks to a slick straight left jab against the tough and game Saanchez (Nick Catones MMA)….

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New Jersey Golden Gloves continue Saturday; stage switches to North Bergen

March 6, 2015

BY: Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) The New Jersey Golden Gloves continue Saturday night at the Global Boxing Gym in North Bergen, New Jersey and with the snow falling hard in North Jersey the action should be heating up inside the gym after a very action-packed opening weekend. Weigh-in’s start at 4:30PM and first bout is slated for 7PM. Below the is slated rundown of the action. The little guys start things…

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Duggan easily handles McGhee; advances in the New Jersey Golden Gloves

March 4, 2015

BY: Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) Garett Duggan closed out the first night of the 2015 New Jersey Golden Gloves in style, as he earned the Journeymen Boxing’s “Fighter of the Night” award for his all-around solid performance in a 141lb novice win over Dontal McGhee at Christian Brothers Academy in Lincroft, New Jersey. Duggan (Middletown PAL) also earned the “Casanova Gloves” Punch of the night in the process. Two nasty left hooks to the head…

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Zapata keeps Lopez on toes all night, earns tough win in New Jersey Golden Gloves opener

March 4, 2015

BY: Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) Jose Juan Zapata earned a tough win over Arnaldo Lopez in a 141lbs. novice bout to open the 2015 New Jersey Golden Gloves tournament at Christian Brothers Academy in Lincroft, New Jersey by simply outworking his opponent. Zapata’s (Elizabeth Rec) punches were cleaner and crisper and he also kept his distance well midway through round one, which set the tone for the rest for the rest…

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Del Velle’s body work difference against Zapata, advances in New Jersey Golden Gloves

March 3, 2015

BY: Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) Alberto Del Velle (Relentless Training) was very focused and content with using body shots during his 141lbs. novice win over Aaron Terry (Checkmate) during the opening night of the 2015 New Jersey Golden Gloves tournament at Christian Brothers Academy in Lincroft, New Jersey. He started off the fight with several hard shots to the body and a couple of times hurt Terry, who seemed to be…

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Muhammad overcomes drastic weight cut; handles Mooney in New Jersey Golden Gloves

March 2, 2015

BY: Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) If Taahir Muhammad (Elite Heat) looked a bit off and sluggish in his 165lbs. sub-novice win over Jerry Mooney (Unattached) to open up the New Jersey Golden Gloves tournament, he had a good reason for it. His walk around weight is 178, but he needed to drop close to 20 pounds over the last two weeks to make weight Saturday night at Christian Brothers Academy in Lincroft,…

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Vardejo outworks Fortunato, advances in New Jersey Golden Gloves

March 2, 2015

BY: Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) Pedro Vardejo (Elizabeth Rec.) simply was able to outwork Frank Fortunato (Checkmates BC) in their 152lbs. sub-novice title. He was able to back him up by using his jab for most of the first round. In the opening seconds of the second round, Vardejo landed a nice straight right to the head and then followed that up with a left hook to the body and clean…

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