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13 USA Boxing Alumni International Boxing Hall of Fame candidates Class of 2021

Thirteen of 42 official candidates for induction into the International Boxing Hall of Fame (IBHOF), Class of 2021 (Modern participants), are USA Boxing alumni, including virtual locks Floyd Mayweather, Jr. and Andre Ward. Members of the Boxing Writers Association of America (BWAA) and an international panel of boxing historians will vote (maximum of 5) for […]

Boxing a family affair for Idaho amateur boxer Kendra Samargis

Idaho middleweight boxer Kendra (Reeves) Samargis’ decision four years ago to lose weight has led her onto a path to compete in the 2020 USA Boxing National Championships, December 5-12, at Shreveport Convention Center in Shreveport, Louisiana. Boxing for the 26-year-old Samargis, who lives in Twin Falls, is a real family affair. She’s trained by […]

Shreveport to Host 2020 USA Boxing National Championships

USA Boxing announced today the 2020 USA Boxing National Championships will now take place at the Shreveport Convention Center in Shreveport, La., Dec. 5-12. “Hurricane Laura wreaked havoc on the city of Lake Charles and rendered their Civic Center inhospitable for this year’s National Championships. This came on top of the pandemic which already nearly […]

USA Boxing Announces Involvement in Giving Games: A Collaborative Fundraising Effort

USA Boxing announced they are one of over 25 different National Governing Bodies (NGBs) taking part in in the launch of Giving Games: an effort to support and sustain U.S. sports federations and their members. Giving Games will launch on July 24, on what would have been the Opening Ceremony in Tokyo. With the postponement […]

Top USA amateur boxers adjusting to life without fights & waiting another year for Olympics shot

Amateur boxing, as in the professional ranks, has been shut-down worldwide due to the Coronavirus pandemic. USA Boxing members are adjusting to these challenging and trying times all across the country. Gyms and schools are closed, tournaments suspended, and the 2020 Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo have been postponed a year. Members of the Elite […]

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 […]

USA Boxing Alumni Association Hall of Fame Reception another KO

The Class of 2019 was inducted into the USA Boxing Alumni Association Hall of Fame this past Friday night at Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino in Lake Charles, Louisiana. The HOF reception was held in conjunction with the 2020 U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Boxing and 2019 National Championships. Hall of Fame broadcaster Al Bernstein […]