Tag Archive | USA Boxing

Lightweight Keyshawn Davis preparing to go gold digging next year in Japan at 2020 Olympics

Team USA lightweight Keyshawn Davis has been preparing all of his young life to represent his country in the Olympics. If everything goes as planned and remains on schedule, the Norfolk, Virginia native will be boxing for gold next year in Japan. The 20-year-old Davis, who sports a 110-15 amateur record, is racking up medals […]

Troy Isley coming off biggest win, Preparing for 2020 Olympics

USA Boxing middleweight Troy Isley is coming off the most significant victory of his young career, when he defeated the 2016 Olympic gold medalist, Cuba’s Arlen Lopez, at the recent Pan American Games Qualifier in Managua, Nicaragua. Lopez served as a positive barometer for Isley in terms of his potential 2020 Olympic run. “Beating Lopez […]

Women boxing pioneers and Maine stablemates Lisa Kuronya Coombs & Lisa Leddy Inspiring a new generation of females

Amateur boxers come in all sizes and shapes, often coming from much different backgrounds, following their individual dreams in their thoroughly unique ways along their arduous journeys. Two contrasting stablemates from the Portland Boxing Club (Maine), Lisa Kuronya and Liz Leddy, have combined to capture eight national titles, including a stretch in which they successfully […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]