Thurman edges Garcia to unify titles

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) – Keith Thurman was able to bank enough rounds early on, while effectively using his boxing skills and power to edge Danny Garcia and record a split-decision win and in the process unify welterweight titles before a crowd of 16,533 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Thurman (28-0, 22KO’s) was able to control the action early on, jumping ahead on the scorecards by mixing in his…

March 6, 2017

Moore shines in NY Golden Gloves debut

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) – Week two of the 90th edition of the New York Daily News Golden Gloves continued Saturday in front of a jam packed Knights of Columbus Hall in Mineola, as the night saw nine entertaining bouts in the 152lb. novice weight class. David Moore (Atl Vets Memorial) was solid from the get go against Ashley Longchamp (Unattached), as he applied heavy pressure early on in round one….

February 20, 2017

Suffolk PAL’s Wilson scores huge win at NY Golden Gloves; Burke defeats Jones

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) – Suffolk PAL product Famous Wilson scored a gorgeous straight right hand to finish off Christian Gaines of John’s Gym, Saturday night as the 90th edition of the New York Daily News continued at the St. Lawrence Recreation Center. Wilson, who earned the Empire Casino Punch of the Night, was crisp and clean from the get go, never allowing the southpaw Gaines to get on track. He…

February 14, 2017

New York’s Robles signs professional contract with Elvis Grant Management

August 17, 2016

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) – New York Daily News Golden Gloves champ Kenneth Robles has signed a professional contract with Elvis Grant Management, closing the book on his stellar amateur career. Robles, who defeated a scrappy and tough Randy Heidanus to earn the 141lb novice title back in April’s 89th Annual NY’s Golden Gloves Finals, took to Instagram to make it official. “I closed my chapter in amateur boxing and now have…


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…


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

Seldin crushes Vazquez; Franco edges Luckey

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) – Cletus “The Hebrew Hammer” Seldin scored an explosive opening round KO over Orlando Vazquez, as he knocked off the rust from a nine-month layoff in style, Saturday night at The Paramount in Huntington, NY. Seldin (18-0, 15ko’s) came out aggressive from the opening bell, landing straight shots and body shots against the overwhelmed Vazquez, who within the first minute went into survival mode. Late in the…

March 8, 2016

Brooklyn’s Seldin looks to remain undefeated; Cuban standout Franco on undercard

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) – Cletus “The Hebrew Hammer” Seldin looks to remain undefeated as he tangles with Orlando Vazquez for the WBC International Silver Jr. welterweight title Saturday night at The Paramount in Huntington, NY. The card is being promoted by Joe DeGuardia Star Boxing and it has five very solid bouts on the undercard, including former Cuban amateur standout Luis Franco (13-1-1, 9ko’s), who will take on Tyrone Luckey…

March 5, 2016