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
Per usual, this is my cheat sheet for who I am currently following, this is by no means a ranking or whatever you call it, it is simply fighters I am drawn to, and achieving great things in the amateurs, and my observation upon them. Below are the seven fighters
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.