Tag Archive | USA Boxing

Paving the way for female boxers: Claressa Shields – “USA Boxing is family!

Two-time Olympic gold medalist Claressa Shields not only is spearheading a new wave in women’s boxing, she has developed into a true role model for countless youths. Shields will be inducted into the USA Boxing Alumni Association Hall of Fame this Friday night in Salt Lake City, along with Class of 2018 members Roy Jones […]

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 […]

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 […]

Team USA Advances 3 to Youth World Championship Finals

On the eighth day of competition at the 2018 Youth World Championships in Budapest, Hungary, Team USA advanced three boxers to the championship bouts, while Isamary Aquino (Universal City, Texas) picked up her second Youth World Championships bronze medal. Flyweight Asa Stevens (Waianea, Hawaii) started the Americans off on a winning note with a 3-2 […]

USA Boxing Alumni Association announces Hall of Fame Class of 2018

The USA Boxing Alumni Association has announced its second class to be inducted into its Hall of Fame, December 7, at the Radisson Hotel (215 S. Temple St.) in Salt Lake City, Utah. The reception is being held in conjunction with the 2018 USA Boxing Elite and Youth National Championships and Junior and Prep Open, […]