The 2023 Pan American Games officially kicked off today from Santiago, Chile. There are thirteen boxers, six female and seven male, that are representing the United States in the games and hoping to qualify for the 2024 Olympic Games. I was fortunate enough to be able to interview one of
As many of you may or may not know the 2021 Elite Men’s World Championships in Belgrade, Serbia, is about to occur and Team USA officially listed the roster below I have a breakdown. heavyweight – Jamar Talley (Westfield, N.J.). – Talley finished second at the 2020 U.S. Olympic Team Trials
Talent emerges from all over the country, but Toledo, Ohio is becoming a hotbed of sorts thanks to Soul City Boxing Gym, as they have produced 2016 Olympian Charles Conwell, and now Oshae Jones is one tournament away from being a fully qualified Olympian as well. The gym started by
Vacaville, Ca’s Derry Noble, who fights at the 114 lbs. weight division, is continuing his impressive amateur career as he won the California State championship last month (April) and last week won Nationals in Lafayette, Louisiana. Noble, who is currently 17 years-old, is trained by his father, Adrian Noble.
The amazing Claressa Shields did it again as she outpointed Nouchka Fontijn of the Netherlands to be the lone U.S. Olympian to win gold in USA Boxing. Shields is the first women to win gold for America and pioneer in women’s boxing as she defend her crown.
U.S. Olympic flyweight Antonio Vargas may have lasted longer than Charles Conwell, but not that much longer as he was eliminated by Shakhobidin Zoirov of Uzbekistan. The bout wasn’t close as Zoirov, one of the favorites to win the tournament, put together a masterful performance that saw him win by the scores
In a very limited day of action flyweight Antonio Vargas won his bout against Juliao Henriques Neto of Brazil. Vargas shut-out the hometown fighter, who was 14 years older then the soon to be 20 year-old Vargas. Vargas returns to the ring at 7:45am PST against Shakhobidin Zoirov of Uzbekistan, which also
The great start for Team USA Boxing is over as Friday was bitter sweat for the Olympic squad. For starters, Nico Hernandez lost in the semi-finals to Hasanboy Dusmatov of Uzbekistan in a close, but somewhat clear fight to score that was very high level. Though some thought Hernandez won, the feeling
Team USA Update: In what has been a great outing so far for Team USA Boxing, middleweight Charles Conwell will hold the nasty distinction of being the first 2016 U.S. Olympian to lose India’s Krishan Vikas 2-1 on all three cards. Conwell looked a bit sloppy and unable to adjust
Olympic Gold Medalist and Two-Time Boxing World Champion Andre Ward was on hand at Oracle Arena for the USA Basketball Showcase featuring Team USA vs. Team China on Tuesday night. Ward cheered on fellow Roc Nation athlete and the newest Golden State Warrior Kevin Durant and Team USA as they