Almenares scores questionable standing-eight; earns tough win against Henry in NJ Golden Gloves tourney

BY: Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) Daruma Almenares scored questionable first-round standing-eight en route to a tough win over Justin Henry in a battle of 165lb. novices during week seven of the New Jersey Golden Gloves tournament at Ike Williams Boxing Academy Saturday afternoon in Trenton, New Jersey. Almenares (Gladiator) scored the standing-eight in question less than ten seconds remaining in the opening round. Most of the opening stanza saw both boxers grab and clinch and…

April 14, 2015
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Late-bloomer Williams scores impressive New Jersey Golden Gloves win against Frain

BY: Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) Joseph Williams might be a late bloomer to boxing, but he showed some nice skills en route to a 165lb. open-semi final win over Daniel Frain at the New Jersey Golden Gloves tournament at Ike Williams Boxing Academy in Trenton, New Jersey Saturday. Williams (Elite Heat) engaged from the opening bell and early on in the first round landed a couple of short rights that scored against…

April 14, 2015
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Southpaw Alkhazov gives Moore trouble; moves into semis of NJ Golden Gloves

BY: Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) Anatoliy Alkhzov moved into the semis of the 152lb novice division in the New Jersey Golden Gloves tournament by using solid footwork late against Steven Moore in a slow-paced bout Saturday at Ike Williams Boxing Academy in Trenton, New Jersey. The opening round, was more of a feeling out process for both boxers, as Alkhazov tried to create distance with his right jab. There were several times in the…

April 14, 2015
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Dugan and DeJesus brilliant during Week 7 New Jersey Golden Gloves; Kelly and Collins shine

April 14, 2015

BY: Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) Jamie Dejesus and Kyle Collins made statements, while stable mates Saleem Kelly and Garrett Dugan each earned impressive wins as week seven of the New Jersey Golden Gloves wrapped up Saturday from the Ike Williams Boxing Academy in Trenton, New Jersey. In a jam packed gym, amateur boxing fans were treated to 12 very entertaining and competitive bouts as the Garden State displayed some of the best young amateur boxers around….

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Witherspoon to face Brown in another tuneup; Rivera young boxer to watch

BY: Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) Chazz Witherspoon looks to stay active and continue his climb back into the heavyweight ranks when he takes on tested veteran Galen Brown in a 10-round main event Saturday April 18th at the GPG Events Center in Pennsauken, New Jersey. Witherspoon (32-3, 24ko’s) will be making his third fight since stepping back into the ring after taking about two years off since suffering a devastating third-round…

April 9, 2015
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New Jersey Golden Gloves heating up; week 7 stage set for afternoon affair in Trenton

BY: Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) The New Jersey Golden Gloves tournament is heating up with a heavy card slated for week seven action at the Donnelly Homes Center in Trenton, New Jersey. Weigh-ins are going to be at 12 noon and the first fight will start at 2PM sharp. Here is the rundown of what should be a wonderful card of amateur action in the Garden State. Keep an eye out for…

April 8, 2015
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Flores earns “Outstanding Boxer of Night”; New Jersey Golden Gloves week 6 recap

April 8, 2015

BY: Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) The New Jersey Golden Gloves continue to showcase some of the best young amateur talent that the Garden State has to offer, and week six was no different as the action heated up at the Globel Boxing Gym in North Bergen, New Jersey. Here are the results from a stacked card and event Saturday. The Award for “Outstanding Boxer of the Night” went to Edgar Flores…

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New Jersey Golden Gloves heating up; week 5 action on the docket

BY: Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) The New Jersey Golden Gloves continue Saturday as week five of the tournament shifts places to Saint Andrews Elementary School in Bayonne, New Jersey. Boxers should get there early for weigh-ins, which begin at 4:30PM sharp. The action kicks off at 7PM and the card is loaded with talent from top to bottom. The 141lb class will highlight the action with some very competitive bouts. Here…

March 27, 2015
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Novice class highlights Week 4 of New Jersey Golden Gloves; action moves to Brick, NJ

BY: Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) The New Jersey Golden Gloves continue Saturday with week four action at Brick Memorial H.S. in Brick, New Jersey. The novice boxers will be highlighting the night’s slate of excitement and the first bout of the evening is scheduled to start at 7PM sharp. Here is the rundown of the 21 bouts on the docket. The young guns get it going when Adam Zayas of Victory…

March 20, 2015
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Costanon gets past Thomas with solid performance at NJ Golden Gloves

BY: Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) Isiah Constanon showed mature poise and unleashed a flurry of body shots on the way to earning a nice win against Chris Thomas in a match-up of 151lb. open boxers Saturday night at Croydon Hall in Middletown, New Jersey during week three of the New Jersey Golden Gloves Tournament. Costanon (Garden State BC) started things off by using his left jab, while stalking Thomas around the…

March 18, 2015
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