Tag Archive | Argentina

World heavyweight contender Lou Savarese to be inducted into New York State Boxing HOF

World heavyweight title challenger and two-time New York Golden Gloves champion Lou Savarese (46-7, 38 KOs) is living the dream, as they say, preparing for his upcoming induction into the New York State Boxing Hall of Fame (NYSBHOF). As one of the 28-member Class of 2020, the popular Savarese will be formally inducted at the […]

Houston heavyweight boxer Darius Fulghum puts nursing career on hold to pursue Olympic dream

Amateur boxers often take different routes on their personal journeys and Houston heavyweight Darius Fulghum has put his career outside the ring on hold to pursue his boxing dreams. Fulghum was a wrestler in high school back in Killeen, Texas. He started boxing in 2015 and quickly developed a passion for the “Sweet Science,” largely […]

USA Men’s AmeriCup Qualifying Team Earns 83-70 Win Over Puerto Rico

The 2020 USA Men’s AmeriCup Qualifying Team (1-0), which led from wire-to-wire, sprinted to a 27-point halftime lead and held off Puerto Rico (0-1) in the second half to take a 83-70 victory on Thursday night in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Ten U.S. players put points on the board, led by a double-double of 16 […]

USA Boxing featherweight Andrea Medina closing in on 2020 Olympic spot in Tokyo

Coming off consecutive runner-up finishes in major tournaments, USA Boxing featherweight Andrea Medina is within one tournament of representing her country in the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. In December, the 20-year-old Medina lost a split decision to Lupe Gutierrez at the 2020 U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Boxing, and 4-1 to Iulia Tsyplakova (Ukraine) last […]

Meet the New York State Boxing HOF Class of 2020

The New York State Boxing Hall of Fame (NYSBHOF) has officially announced its 28-member Class of 2019. The ninth annual NYSBHOF induction dinner will be held Sunday afternoon (12:30-5:30 p.m. ET), April 19, at Russo’s On The Bay in Howard Beach, New York. “I am proud that we are continuing to honor New York men […]

Events to Check Out: Argentina v Ecuador at MetLife Stadium

In our Events to Check Out Spotlight features an event for all of our soccer (or football) fans. Argentina and Ecuador will square off in an international friendly, on Tuesday, March 31 in what is sure to be an action-packed match at MetLife Stadium. MetLife Stadium has hosted international soccer each year since opening in […]