Teen Cal Ashby steals the show at NY Golden Gloves

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) – The New York Daily News Golden Gloves tournament is heating up, and Thursday night at the Church Street Boxing club in Manhattan, was no different. The evening boosted eight bouts in the 123lb. novice weight class, and all the fights went the distance. The Colony Pest Bout of the Night was courtesy of  16-year-old Cal Ashby (Pac Plex BC) and Ryan Smith (Unattached). Their heated affair…

February 25, 2017

Beltway amateurs shine at Ringside World Championships

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) – It was a very impressive weekend for a number of Beltway amateurs shined at the Ringside World Championships in Independence, MO over the weekend. Here are the winners, including Ragahleak Bartee of Washington, DC, who won the Boys Intermediate Open, 13-14, 81-85 pound division. Other winners were Salvador Escamilla of Capitol Heights, MD, who earned the Boys Junior Open, 15-16, 107-110 pound class. Stefon McCray of Windsor Mill, MD…

August 3, 2016

Simpson wins Gold at 2016 U.S. National Junior Olympics “I’ve worked very hard for this”

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) – Amateur boxer Lorenzo “Truck” Simpson claimed Gold at the 2016 Junior Olympics National Boxing tournament in the 165lb. class at the Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center in Dallas, Texas. A 16-year-old native of Baltimore, Simpson, who won his third bout in four days last weekend, also claimed “Most Outstanding Male Boxer” of the tourney. He improved his brilliant amateur record to a staggering 161-2 and will…

July 9, 2016

Results from Lake Erie Spring Show

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) – Results from Tuesday’s Lake Erie Spring Amateur Boxing show are in and there was tons of action on the docket. In the pee-wee division there were three winners in three separate weight classes announced. (55 lbs Lamari Gilbert, 75 lbs Cardiare Davis, and 80 lbs- Kevin Huff) — were all winners In the bantamweight division, 60 lbs-Marcellus Smith, 90 lbs Carlos Johnson, 95 lbs- Virgil Satterwhite, 101 lbs- Arshaun Carter, and 110…

May 18, 2016

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

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

Stevenson to represent USA; talented boxer on the way to Rio

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) – Shakur Stevenson won all four of his in the trials and will now be representing the U.S. in the 2016 Olympic Games during the summer in Brazil. The talented and well-rounded 18-year-old boxer from New Jersey, put on a clinic as he was nearly flawless throughout the tournament. He defeated Mikhail Montgomery, Ruben Villa, Efren Lopez, and Ruben Villa and is now poised to be the…

January 31, 2016

Colorado Golden Gloves Charities Boxing Show set

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) – The Colorado Golden Gloves Charities Boxing show will take place Saturday January 23rd, at the CGGC in Wheat Ridge, Colorado. The tournament is open to all boxers and weigh-ins are between 8AM-10AM. The show is scheduled to start at 1pm. The CGGC is located at 6161 West 44th Avenue, and boxers are expected to show up early to make sure the weigh-ins go off on time….

January 21, 2016