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Fists Fly on First Day of Dallas Golden Gloves

The Golden Gloves first day of fights was non-stop action from bout 1 to bout 46, literally.  The fights started at 7pm and ended approximately about midnite without any breaks.  It started off with the 55 pounders aging from 8 to 10 years old and it ended with the 165 pounders.  From beginning to end it was a very exciting night for the boxers, their teams and most of all, those in attendance.  And the attendance was a full house at the Hella Shrine Temple in Garland, Texas.  Including NTFS’ Roland Gamez who refereed several matches of the night.  Boxing fans, come out and support the Dallas Golden Gloves and the future champions of boxing.  The following are the results of the first day at the Dallas Golden Gloves.

BOUT

Red Corner

 

Blue Corner

WINNER

 

1

Alejandro Aguilar

v.

Nikolas Martinez

Martinez

2

Gabriel Martinez

v.

Albert Sanchez

Sanchez

3

Justyn Whisnant

v.

Diego Sanchez

Whisnant

4

Xavion Rousseau

v.

Nicholas Elizondo

Rousseau

5

Jose Campos

v.

Malachi Coleman

Campos

6

Joel Castillo

v.

Hilario Flores

Castillo

7

Kevin Hernandez

v.

Caleb Palomar

Palomar

8

Josue Castillo

v.

Raul Manrique

Manrique

9

Luis Arriaga

 

v.

Serbano Rodriquez

Arriaga (walkover)

10

Jordan Jekins

 

v.

Alejandro Reyes

Jekins

11

Kristine Lopez

v.

Abril Anguiano

Lopez

12

Carlos Adame

v.

Eric Anton

Anton

13

Francisco Carmona

v.

Ruben Castillo

Castillo (walkover)

14

Michael Hall

v.

Elijah Brionis

Brionis

15

Jose Cortez

v.

Jovanny Carillo

Carillo

16

Mark Vielma

v.

William Reyes

Reyes

17

Marco Puentes

v.

Carlos Aranda

Puentes

18

Manuel Vargas

v.

Esteban Ornelas

Ornelas (walkover)

19

Ashley Diaz

v.

Sabrina Salazar

Salazar

20

Javier Blanco

v.

Andres Reyes

Reyes

21

John Escobedo

v.

Alexis Lopez

Escobedo

22

Conrado Guerrero

v.

Jasiel Barbosa

Guerrero

23

Withdrew

v.

Withdrew

 

24

Jose Macias

v.

Hugo Gutierrez

Macias

25

Oliver Escobar

v.

Arturo Rangel

Rangel (walkover)

26

Amando Sepulveda

v.

Ricardo Salazar

Sepulveda

27

Felix Cardenas

v.

Frankie Robledo

Cardenas

28

James Robertson

v.

Rafael Benitez

Robertson

29

Anthony Casados

v.

Ji’dad Muhammad

Casados

30

Francisco Paredes

v.

Kai Webb

Webb

31

Jon Rogers

v.

Javier Garcia

Garcia

32

Chris Morales

v.

Elijah Angeletti

Angeletti

33

Alex Marin

v.

Fernando Vazquez

Vazquez

34

Francisco Martinez

v.

Alan Pena

Martinez

35

Oscar Gonzalez

v.

Jesus Montelongo

Montelongo

36

Richard Zavala

v.

Jaime Guerrero

Guerrero

37

Joseph Rumore

v.

Thomas Leija

Leija

38

Roberto Rodriquez

v.

Tim Jones

Rodriquez

39

Devionte Ansong

v.

Ryan Elliott

Elliott

40

Justin Saldana

v.

Shaquille Mcalister

Mcalister

41

Manuel Borjas

v.

Theodore Hollman

Hollman

42

David Riegel

v.

Juan Salazar

Riegel

43

Sterling Glass

v.

Brandon Bailey

Bailey

44

Sung Hong

v.

Eric Siegel

Hong

45

Terry Haley

v.

Nick Cabrera

Haley

46

Rohan Mitchell

v.

Kenneth Wyatt

Wyatt

 

Standout bouts:

Alejandro Aguilar v. Nikolas Martinez

The 55 pound Alejandro Aguilar put Nikolas Martinez on the canvas twice in

his fight, but Martinez was able to outpoint him in the end. 

Carlos Adame v. Eric Anton, 132 lbs.

The big punches started in the open division when Carlos Adame and Eric Anton stepped in to the ring. Although Adame was the taller fighter, the scrappy and quick handed Anton landed the cleaner punches.  Both fighters came to fight and the action really picked up in the middle of the second round as Anton connected with tons of punches and uppercuts.  In the final round, Anton let his hands go and although Adame was forcing the action, it was a little too late and Anton went on to win.

Kai Webb v. Francisco Paredes, 165 lbs.

Another outstanding athlete of the evening was a boxer named Kai Webb a/k/a “Tree Top.”  In his match against Francisco Paredes, it was apparent why he had that nickname. He was a tall athlete and he had good boxing skills.  Enough skills to keep his opponent out of reach with his jab and to outpoint him for the win.  Keep your eye out for this young boxer.

Fernando Vazquez v. Alex Marin, 114 lbs.

The most entertaining boxer of the night was a 114 pound boxer named Fernando Vazquez.  He put on a boxing clinic against a very good fighter named Alex Marin.  The flashy quick handed and quick footed Vazquez moved around the ring like a little professional.  And even after having a point deducted, he still won his match.  If he continues to fight like this, he could eventually be a great boxer. 

Thomas Leija v. Joseph Rumore, 132 lbs.

One of the hardest and most accurate punchers of the night was Thomas Leija.  In his match against the taller Joseph Rumore, he was able to get inside and land some very hard punches to outpoint the tough Rumore.  Look out for this tough punching fighter.

Sung Hong v. Eric Siegel 165 lbs.

Finally, I have to give Sung Hong the award for the boxer that landed the most right hands in a first round than anyone of the night.  In the first round he landed a ton of right hands to the head of the very tough Eric Siegel.  He continued to land them through the entire fight and although he tired at the end, he was able to outpoint Siegel.  This is a fighter that you must watch, because he leaves it all in the ring.

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