Tag Archive | Boxing

USA Boxing’s Western Elite Qualifier & Regional Open Begins Monday in Reno

USA Boxing will kick off their busy 2019 national tournament schedule with the Western Elite Qualifier & Regional Open at the Grand Sierra Resort & Casino on Monday, March 25. Over 800 boxers, aged eight to 40, will arrive at ‘the biggest little city in the world’ throughout the weekend for tournament check-in prior to […]

World-rated junior welterweight prospect Kendo “Tremendo” Castaneda fighting for future

World Boxing Association (WBA) No. 14-rated junior welterweight prospect, undefeated Kendo “Tremendo” Castaneda will be at home Thursday, March 28, intending to make a strong impression for his future, against dangerous Dominican Eudy “AK47” Bernado in the 10-round main event at Cowboy Dance Hall in San Antonio, Texas. Castaneda vs. Bernardo, co-promoted by Roy Jones […]

Delvis “Mac” McCadden’s remarkable journey from MLB and NCAA to USA Boxing

Former Major League umpire and NCAA basketball referee Delvis “Mac” McCadden has found a new home in USA Boxing. His remarkable journey through sports, often tainted by racism, at least during the beginning of his umpiring career, now finds him thoroughly enjoying amateur boxing as an official. Simply put, McCadden was born and breed into […]

Arthur Mercante, Jr. to join father in New York State Boxing Hall of Fame

International boxing referee Arthur Mercante, Jr. will join his father, the late Arthur Mercante, Sr., in the New York State Boxing Hall of Fame (NYSBHOF) to become the first father-son inducted into the NYSBHOF. The 24-member Class of 2019 will be inducted at the eighth annual NYSBHOF induction dinner on Sunday afternoon (12:30-5:30 p.m. ET), […]

Deontay Wilder Defends His Title Against Mandatory Challenger Dominic Breazeale on Saturday, May 18 Live on SHOWTIME From Barclays Center in Brooklyn

Undefeated WBC Heavyweight Champion Deontay “The Bronze Bomber” Wilder will put his title on the line for the ninth time when he steps into the ring against hard-hitting mandatory challenger Dominic “Trouble” Breazeale live on SHOWTIME and presented by Premier Boxing Champions on Saturday, May 18 from Barclays Center, the home of BROOKLYN BOXING™. Wilder […]

Undefeated junior welterweight prospect Kendo Castaneda to be showcased at home

Undefeated junior welterweight prospect Kendo Castaneda will be showcased at home Thursday, March 28, when he puts his unblemished record on the line against his dangerous Dominican opponent, Eudy “AK47” Bernado, in the 10-round main event at Cowboy Dance Hall in San Antonio, Texas. Castaneda vs. Bernardo, co-promoted by Roy Jones Jr. (RJJ) Boxing Promotions […]

USA Boxing Announces Seven New Board of Directors Members

USA Boxing announced today the seven new board of director members, as well as Cam Awesome and Dick Hoffmann being reappointed as Athlete Representative Director and Independent Director, respectively. The new members will join the board effective March 31, 2019. The Affiliate Member Director, Athlete Representative Directors, and the Local Boxing Committee (LBC) Director were […]