Friday January 13, 2017 - Preliminaries were held at Cedars Banquet Facility in Springfield, Massachusetts. The following NOVICE class fighters participated in the tournament and the results are as follows:
123 lbs. - Franklyn Jimenez of Whitley's Boxing vs. Merkey Gomez of Hartford Boxing.
Winner by SD - Gomez
132 lbs. - Ian Garcia of South End Community Center vs. Josiah Rios New England Boxing Academy.
Winner by UD – Garcia. Rios received the 8 count in round 3.
141 lbs. - Brian Zayas of Beat the Street vs. Jorge Maldonado of EIR Boxing
Winner by UD - Zayas
141 lbs. - Anthony DeSalvo of Umass/Westover vs. Zach Cohen of Ring One
Winner by UD - Cohen
141 lbs. - Michael D'Andria of Rude Dog Boxing vs. Carlos Colon of Boxing in Faith
Winner by UD – Colon. D’Andria received two 8 counts in round 1.
141 lbs. - Hector Lois Perez of Umass/Westover vs. Julio Rosa of Camp Get Right
Winner by SD - Rosa
152 lbs. - Carlos Castillo of Whitley’s Boxing vs. Jacob Rodriguez of Hartford Boxing
Winner by SD - Castillo
165 lbs. - Torre Mastroiani of Worc Boys Club vs. Guy Peck of Charter Oak Boxing
Winner by UD – Peck. Mastroiani received the 8 count in round 2.
165 lbs. - Makeson Barjon of Ortiz Boxing vs. Aaron Gray of Beat the Street
Winner by SD - Gray
201 + lbs. - Johnathan Vaught of Hartford Boxing vs. Stephen Moss of Whitley’s Boxing.
Winner by TKO, round 2 AND THE BEST FIGHT OF THE NIGHT. Vaught had gotten the 8 count twice in round 2.
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It was also announced that coach Carlos from Worc. Boys Club will be inducted into the National Golden Gloves Hall of Fame this year. Congrats to you Carlos!!!
The Western Mass Golden Gloves returns Saturday night, January 14 at Cedars Banquet Hall in Springfield, Massachusetts. Doors open at 6:00 pm.
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