Beltway Boxing 2013 will conclude with one of the biggest amateur tournaments Washington, DC has ever held. The US Grand Prix Invitational will take place on December 11-14 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. USA Boxing will host the tournament in association with Events DC and Destination DC.
Elite male and female boxers from around the globe are slated to participate in the event including three squads of participants from the United States. Eight teams made up of 10 male and 10 female boxers will participate in this competition. This will be the first major international amateur boxing event held in the US since the 2007 World Championships in Chicago, IL. The event will also be the first time that a global boxing tournament featuring male AND female elite boxers will be held on American soil.
No official word on who will represent the US, however, DC's own national flyweight champion Malik Jackson is slated to participate. The full roster of US boxers and the entire list of visiting nations will be announced in the coming weeks, along with ticket prices and where to purchase tickets. We will keep you posted.