Posts Tagged ‘Julie Goldsticker’

Comments Off on U.S. Olympic Star Shakur Stevenson Signs Managerial Agreement with Management Team of J. Prince, Andre Ward and Josh Dubin by Julie Goldsticker

It’s official.  The brightest young star in boxing is turning pro, under the guidance of the managerial team of J. Prince, Andre Ward and Josh Dubin.           “It is an honor and a privilege to represent this young man.  Andre, Josh and I know we have the next superstar in the sport,” said Prince. “Shakur is not only a gifted fighter, but someone that has the ability to be an icon.  Our first goal is to sign him with the right promoter.  Then, we will be with him every step of the journey toward greatness.” Stevenson won a silver medal in the bantamweight division at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  He entered the Olympics with a perfect 23-0 international record and is the first American male to win junior and youth world titles, as well as a Youth Olympic Read more […]

Comments Off on The United States’ Jonathan Esquivel Wins His WSB/APB Olympic Qualifying Event Opener – by Julie Goldsticker/USA Boxing

COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO. (JULY 4, 2016) –  Light heavyweight Jonathan Esquivel (Anaheim, Calif.) won his WSB/APB Olympic Qualifying Event debut on Monday afternoon at the final qualifier in Vargas, Venezuela.  He is the only American boxer remaining in contention at the event as super heavyweightBrandon Lynch (Albany, N.Y.) dropped his opener on Sunday in his first major international bout and welterweight Paul Kroll (Philadelphia, Pa.) and heavyweight Cam F. Awesome (Lenexa, Kansas) fell in heart breakers on Monday. Esquivel took on Bulgaria’s Spas Genov in first round competition on Monday afternoon and celebrated Independence Day with a split decision win in the light heavyweight contest. The 21-year-old Olympic Trials champion will face veteran professional boxer Hassan N’Dam N’Jikam Read more […]

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 […]