Wednesday, January 01, 2014

Amateur Boxing Action in District Heights January 4; Beltway Amateurs Head to Reno For Junior and Youth Open January 6-11!

Amateur boxing action will kick off Beltway Boxing 2014 as we have one card here in the region and a number of boxers will be heading out of town by the end of this week.

The "District Heights Classic" will be held on Saturday, January 4 at the District Heights Municipal Center located at 2000 Marbury Drive in District Heights, MD beginning at 4 PM.  The card is being co-promoted by D Block Gym and Cassandra White's Babie Girl Productions.  The weigh-in will be from 10-12 on January 4 at the center.

Tickets are $15 for adults (adult groups are available for five or more people) and $5 for kids under 10.  For more info, call (202) 365-5021 or (240) 444-5562.

A number of Beltway Amateurs will be heading to the Grand Sierra Resort and Casino in Reno, NV for the 2014 USA Boxing World and Team Open, January 6-11.  Here, according to USA Boxing, are the local representatives:


125 Pounds:  Ameer Brown, Upper Marlboro, MD

138 Pounds: Troy Isley, Alexandria, VA

176 Pounds: Kashif Muhammad-Brown, Upper Marlboro, MD


141 Pounds (female):  Iesha Kenney, Alexandria, VA

108 Pounds: Jordan White, Landover, MD

132 Pounds: Rayvon Drayton, Washington, DC

Best wishes to all!  Later this month, the USA Boxing Elite National Championships will take place January 18-26 in Spokane, WA.  As soon as the list of athletes is finalized, we will bring you the list of local representatives.

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