Amateur Boxing


USA Olympic Boxing update, Tuesday, August 16, more controversy

Rewind: It’s Tuesday, late morning and you’re 19-year-old Shakur Stevenson, a USA Team boxer from Newark, New Jersey, getting ready to step into the ring first at the Riocentro Pavilion 6. But what’s that you see, the great Floyd Mayweather, Jr. is in the audience and he’s cheering for you?

Olympic Boxing Update as of Monday, August 15

On Sunday, August 14, the 19-year-old bantamweight Shakur Stevenson from the U.S. defeated Robenilson De Jesus of Brazil in the Round of 16 after earning a bye in the Round of 32. On Tuesday, August 16th, Stevenson will be facing fellow 19-year-old, 5’4” Tsenbaatar Erdenebat of Mongolia in the quarterfinals. Whichever boxer emerges goes on to fight […]

2016 Junior Olympic, Prep National & Youth Open Championships

Day one of the Junior Olympic and Prep National Championships and Youth Open competition was Tuesday, June 28, 2016, with 167 bouts scheduled in four rings (334 competitors) and continued daily through Saturday, July 2, when the final 41 bouts were contested. All told, they had close to 850 participants, 75 officials working the event […]

Day 1 results USA Amateur Boxing’s Jr Olympics Regional competition

On Saturday, the Bound Boxing Academy on Palomar Street in Chula Vista, Calif. hosted Day 1 of USA Amateur Boxing’s Junior Olympic Regional Competition which had LBC 44 CAL Border, the Nevada LBC 49 and Southern California’s LBC 33 all vying for the open slots to represent our region in the National Finals which will […]

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