As we get to the halfway point in the year, here is Lukie’s take on the awards as we head into a stacked summer schedule of boxing. Boxer Of The Year 2021 winner: Canelo Dmitry Bivol – After defeating Canelo Alvarez, the consensus pound-for-pound best fighter in the world, Bivol
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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
These are just my views and observations from the Junior Olympics in Lubbock, Texas, and by no means are they the end-all, be-all in terms of what occurred, but this is what stood-out to me, to help give further exposure to young-and-deserving fighters fighting in the USA Boxing system. Stand-Out
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.
San Francisco’s Steve Johnson won his opening bout against Emilio Garcia of Laredo, Texas in the youth male 132 lbs division. Antioch, Ca’s Amari Jones won his first bout at youth male 152 against Samuel Arnold of Saint Louis, Missouri. Sacramento, CA’s Cain Sandoval beat Sacramento rival Lorenzo Powell in
Super heavyweight Richard Torrez Jr. looks to be star bound as he is brutally knocking out opponents in the amateurs as well as an honor roll student and what seems like a shoe-in for the 2020 U.S. Olympic team. For Torrez, it is less about what he has done to earn