This is a recap of the 2022 National Golden Gloves, and my general thoughts. A few general observations. Not loving the paywall of $10 or $30 for the whole week, when the direct competitor, USA Boxing offers a free live stream of each event. The landscape of the 156 lbs
Men’s Flyweight region (110-119 lbs.) Steven Navarro, YM 119 – One of my favorite fighters in the country, Navarro is the total package of discipline, skill, smarts, and dedication. Navarro is going to be tough for anyone to beat, and at the junior Pan-Am Games it took everything the Cuban
Gold Medalists 51KG Kayla Gomez, El Paso, Texas/USA – a relentless aggressor, who is a 3rd generation boxer, who looks more like a model then a prizefighter, yet packs a heck of a punch. She got ready for the Pan-Am Games by stopping Vicky Zhao, at the Beautiful Brawlers event
These are my observations on the week-and-a-half-long USA Boxing national tournament, from my limited viewing of the event. This is not intended to be the be all, end-all of amateur boxing, but simply an entry-point for those who have a passion for boxing, and want to follow young amateur fighters.