Emotions Were Flying with the WINNERS of the Western New England Golden Gloves Novice Championship

RESULTS: Western New England Golden Gloves Novice Championship Finals

MassMutual Center. Friday, February 3, 2017


112 lbs. Marisa Messer-Belenchia Ring One vs. Rachel Albino – UConn

Winner by TKO – Messer-Belenchia 1:39 of round 2. Albino received the count 1st round and twice in the 2nd. Albino ended up with a bloody nose


114 lbs. Luis Aybar – Whaling City vs. Pedro Luna-Sanchez – Boxing in Faith

Winner by SD – Aybar

119 lbs. Yohannah Forti – Revolution Fitness vs. Kelsey Shattack – UConn

Winner by SD – Forti. Shattack received the count in the 3rd.

123 lbs. Tashawn Ward – Taino Boxing had no opponent.

125 lbs. Julianna Davis – UConn vs. Rianna Travaglini – Bare Bones

Winner by UD – Travaglini

132 lbs. Ian Garcia – SECC vs. Brian Zayas – Beat the Streets

Winner by UD – Zayas. It appeared both fighters ended up with a bloody nose

141 lbs. Aljandro Paulino – Whaling City vs. Carlos Colon – Boxing in Faith

Winner by TKO – Paulino at 1:36 of the 1st round. Colon received the count in the 1st and 2nd round. I was very impressed with Paulino’s talent in the ring. He was awarded the “Best Boxer Award” and I seconded that!!!

108 lbs. Jean Pineiro – Ortiz Boxing vs. Ricordo Estertin – New England Boxing Academy. Winner by SD – Estertin.

141 lbs. Leah Biron – Hartford Boxing vs. Liz Humphries – Old School. Winner by UD –


152 lbs. Luis Garcia-Rivera – Boxing in Faith vs. Jordan Isham – West Point. Winner by UD – Garcia-Rivera. ** This bout was awarded the Outstanding Bout of the Nite ** and I agree.

165 lbs. Jose Colon – Hartford Boxing vs. Chris Montes – Boxing in Faith. Winner by UD – Colon.

178 lbs. Jennifer Johnson – Bare Bones vs. Tiffany McFadden – Ring One. Winner by TKO, 2nd round1:44 – McFadden.

178 lbs. Derrick Wagoner – West Point vs. Charles Blackwell – EIR. Winner by SD – Blackwell

201 lbs. Yuri Panferov – C&B Boxing vs. Isaac Reyes – Whitley’s Boxing. Winner by SD – Reyes

201+ lbs. Stephen Moss – Whitley’s vs. Spencer Welton – West Point. Winner by SD – Moss.

I saw some pro fighters on hand. Anthony Laureano, Chordale Booker, Shakha Moore, Addy Irizarry, Marlon Starling and Jose Rivera were in the crowd supporting the amateur fighters.

The outstanding team was awarded to Whitley’s Boxing. Boxing Northeast wanted to say “CONGRATS!!!” to all the winner of the Western New England Golden Gloves thus far.

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