Boxing

Large turnout for recent 1st USA Boxing Alumni Association gathering on West Coast

A large group of past and present amateur boxers, as well as others involved in the sport, recently turned out in force for the first USA Boxing Alumni Association gathering on the West Coast. The inaugural West Coast gathering of the USA Boxing Alumni Association, held at Fortune Gym in Hollywood (Los Angeles), resulted in […]

Houston featherweight Roma Martinez represents next wave of USA female boxers

Houston featherweight Roma Martinez, who represents the next wave of USA female boxers, is currently In Argentina to make a statement at the ongoing Summer Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018. The Summer Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018 continues through Oct. 18 at Parque Polidesportivo Roca in Argentina. The 18-year-old Martinez started boxing six […]

2018 Eastern Elite Qualifier & Regional Open Championships has Largest Turnout in USA Boxing History

The 2018 Eastern Elite Qualifier & Regional Open Championships in Chattanooga, Tenn. will begin tonight with the largest turnout in USA Boxing national tournament history. After check-in and general weigh-in, a total of 834 boxers and 550 boxers will take part in the weeklong national tournament at the Chattanooga Convention Center. “We have seen our […]

Heather Hardy vs. Shelly Vincent added to October 27 HBO World Championship Boxing Telecast

In a rematch of their epic 2016 “Fight of the Year”, Brooklyn’s Heather “The Heat” Hardy (21-0, 4 KOs) and Shelly “Shelito’s Way” Vincent (23-1, 1 KO) will clash once again on Saturday, October 27, at the Hulu Theater from Madison Square Garden. The scheduled 10-round bout, for the vacant WBO Women’s Featherweight World title, […]

Heaven can’t wait: LA flyweight Heaven Garcia Fighting for another gold medal at Summer Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018

Los Angeles flyweight Heaven Garcia is on a mission to become only the third American boxer, second female, to capture gold medals at the Youth World Championships and upcoming Youth Olympics during the same year, joining Shakur Stevenson and Jajairia Gonzales, who both accomplished this rare feat in 2014. The Summer Youth Olympic Games Buenos […]

USA Boxing Alumni Association Profile : Jesse Valdez

1972 Olympic bronze medalist Jesse Valdez, who was an outstanding amateur boxer, never turned pro because he chose security for his family rather than take a risk and parlay his amateur pedigree into a prize fighting career. Valdez first went to the local Boys’ Club when he was 11. The youngest of seven children in […]

WBSS Championship Final Super Middleweight Division: George Groves vs. Callum Smith

The first season of the highly popular World Boxing Super Series’ (WBSS) super middleweight division concludes today (Friday, Sept. 28), when World Boxing Association (WBA) super middleweight world champion “Saint” George Groves takes on undefeated challenger Callum “Mundo” Smith, airing live from Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, starting at 2 p.m. ET / 11 a.m. PT, exclusively […]