Saturday, May 18, 2013

Russell, Roach, Jr. To Compete For National Golden Gloves Honors Saturday in Salt Lake City!

Gary Antonio Russell and Lamont Roach, Jr. will vie for National Golden Gloves titles tonight in Salt Lake City, UT.

Russell advanced to the championship in the 123-pound division with a decision win over Misael Reyes of Kansas City.  Russell will face Ja'Rico O'Quinn of Detroit in the finals and will try to become the third member of the Russell Family to win a national Golden Gloves title (Gary Jr. in 2005, Allen in 2010).

Roach moved into the 132-pound title bout with a decision victory over Cresendo Ramos of Texas.  Roach will battle Maliek Montgomery of Knoxville in the championship round.

DC's Kareem Martin lost in the semis of the 152 pound division, dropping a decision to Erickson Lubin of Florida while Darnell Price II of Camp Lejeune, NC fell by RSC to Joshua Temple of St. Louis in the 201 pound class.

Also, Marquis Moore, representing the Colorado-New Mexico region, is in the finals of the 165-pound division and will face Kyrone Davis of Pennsylvania.  Moore is originally from Fort Washington, MD but fights out of Fort Carson, CO where he is stationed in the Army.

4 comments:

milton Williams said...

So proud of all the local DMV boxers especially
Marques Moore. Im a proud Ex military boxer and just remember, I told you so. Army for life...

JEFFREY EDWARDS said...

congrats Lamont Roach go take that money bring it home.

Anonymous said...

Antonio Russell hé's following in his Brothers foot steps very good fighter that has a bright future in front of him looking for nothing but the best from him bring that championship win home Antonio. The whole family can fight all the Brothers unbelievable!!

Anonymous said...

Roach is only 17yrs old. Very Impressive! Hope the both of the bring home the gold.