Archive for July 1st, 2016

Comments Off on The Official Draw is Complete at the Final Olympic Qualifying Event – by Julie Goldsticker/USA Boxing

COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO. (JULY 1, 2016) – Only one opportunity remains for Team USA’s remaining unqualified male boxers to clinch their spots in the 2016 Olympic Games. The four American boxers competing in the WSB/APB Olympic Qualification Event July 3-8 in Vargas, Venezuela will be welterweight Paul Kroll (Philadelphia, Pa.), light heavyweight Jonathan Esquivel (Anaheim, Calif.), heavyweight Cam F. Awesome (Lenexa, Kansas) and super heavyweight Brandon Lynch (Albany, N.Y.). Kroll and Esquivel need to finish in the top three to qualify for the Olympic Games while Awesome and Lynch need to win the overall tournament to earn a spot in Brazil. The official tournament draw was completed on Saturday afternoon in Vargas and the brackets are now set for all of the event’s competitors. Lynch will Read more […]

Comments Off on Premier Boxing Champions on ESPN Presented by Corona Extra Live on ESPN and ESPN Deportes, Saturday, July 2 at 9 p.m. ET

The July Fourth Weekend Event Features Unbeaten Lightweight Contender & Marine Veteran Jamel “Semper Fi” Herring Taking on Former Title Challenger Denis Shafikov.  The Summer Series of Premier Boxing Champions on ESPN (PBC on ESPN) presented by Corona Extra continues this Fourth of July weekend featuring Marine Veteran, unbeaten lightweight contender & 2012 U.S. Olympian Jamel “Semper Fi” Herring (15-0, 8 KOs) taking on former title challenger Denis Shafikov (36-2-1, 19 Kos.), live from Santander Arena in Reading, Pennsylvania. The event airs live on ESPN, ESPN Deportes and WatchESPN this Saturday, July 2 beginning at 9 p.m. with the co-main event featuring unbeaten prospect Patrick Szymanski (15-0, 9 KOs) against former title challenger “Silky” Wilky Campfort (21-2, 12 KOs.) Host Read more […]