Michigan’s Shields captures Gold again; New Jersey’s Stevenson settles for Silver in close fight

August 22, 2016

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) – American Claressa Sheilds dominated her Gold medal bout against Nouchka Fontijn of the Netherlands and in the process easily defended her 165-pound Gold Medal Sunday afternoon at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics. Shields, who won all four rounds on all three judges’ scorecards, came in as the heavy pre-tournament favorite to repeat. She became just the second American to win two Olympic boxing medals. You have to go…


Third week of famed NY Golden Gloves is upon us

BY: Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) Tuesday the NY Daily News Golden Gloves gets underway for the third week and it is really Wednesday that many people will be keeping an eye out for the promising stars of tomorrow. That is when the 152-pound and 123-pound open classes headline a private event at the NY Athletic Club. The competition has been stepping up over the last several years and many believe there…

February 9, 2015