USA Boxing Metro Announces Opening Night for “The New York Metro Qualifiers: The Road to the Garden” at Yonkers PAL

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USA Boxing Metro Announces Opening Night for “The New York Metro Qualifiers:  The Road to the Garden” at Yonkers PAL

 

NEW YORK, NY – March 1, 2018 USA Boxing, Metro (“Metro”) opens the 2018 New York Metro Qualifiers on March 1st at Yonkers PAL, located at 127 North Broadway in Yonkers.  Doors will open at 6 PM. Boxing fans will not only experience some of the best amateur boxing in the world, they will also have the opportunity to mix and mingle with boxing stars and boxing world notables.  Proceeds will help send Qualifiers champions to the National Golden Gloves in Omaha, Nebraska in May.

“We are excited to start our tournament at one of Metro’s member gyms that produced boxers such as Golden Gloves champ Sean Daughtry and Golden Gloves and professional champion Douglas Gray,” said USA Boxing, Metro’s Interim President, and world champion boxer, Sonya Lamonakis.  “The site of many exciting boxing shows, fans feel like they’re in the ring with the boxers, competing for the coveted championships of each weight class.  It’s an experience any sports fan should not miss.”

Tickets can be bought at the door.

USA BOXING, METROPOLITAN ASSOCIATION, INC. is the Local Boxing Committee (LBC) comprising New York City, Long Island, and up to and including Duchess, Sullivan, and Ulster Counties. Many world champion boxers have come up through the ranks of New York amateur boxing including Sugar Ray Robinson, Emile Griffith, and Vito Antuofermo.  New York has also produced several Olympians including Floyd Patterson, Mark Breland, and Riddick Bowe.

THE NEW YORK METRO QUALIFIERS 2018 tournament is open to boxers aged 8 years and older from the New York City Metropolitan area, up to and including Duchess, Orange, and Ulster Counties. Open Class competitors aged 19 to 40 will qualify for the May, 2018 National Golden Gloves Tournament in Omaha, Nebraska. Boxers aged 8 to 18 will advance to the 2018 National Junior Olympics in Charleston, WV. A schedule of approximately 25 qualifying shows, including preliminaries, quarterfinals, semifinals and finals, will soon be available at www.usaboxingmetro.com and via social media sites:  https://m.facebook.com/usaboxingmetro/ and https://www.instagram.com/usaboxingmetro/.  

USA Boxing, Metropolitan Association, Inc., Yonkers PAL, and the “New York Metro Qualifiers” are not affiliated with and/or endorsed by Daily News Charities.

NEW YORK METRO QUALIFIERS 

The Road to the Garden

 

March    

Thursday, March 1

7:30pm

(914) 375-1080

Yonkers PAL

127 N Broadway Yonkers, NY  10701

 

Friday, March 2

7:30pm

(212) 571-1333

Church Street Boxing

25 Park Place New York, NY  10007

 

Thursday, March 8

7:30pm

(914) 636-2811

Main Street Boxing

156 Gramatan Ave MT. Vernon, NY  10550

 

Friday, March 9

7:30pm

Work Train Fight

(646) 727-4660

636 Broadway New York, NY  10012

 

Wednesday, March 14

7:30pm

Plattdeutsche Restaurant

Sponsored by Ring 8

1132 Hempstead Turnpike

Franklin Square, NY 11010

 

Friday, March 16

7:30pm

Private Event

Electric Industry Center

158-11 Jewel Avenue Flushing, NY  11365

 

Thursday, March 22

7pm

New York Athletic Club

180 Central Park South New York, NY  10019

 

Friday, March 23

7:30pm

Venue TBD

 

Saturday, March 24

6pm

(718) 797-2872

Gleason’s Gym

130 Water Street

Brooklyn, NY 11201

 

Thursday, March 29

7:30pm

(718) 665-0376

John’s Gym

1703 Jerome Ave

Bronx, NY 10453

 

Saturday, March 31

6pm

(347) 356-6574

International Boxing

1712 Weirfield St Ridgewood, NY  11385

 

Thursday, April 5

7pm

Roller Jam USA

Sponsored by the NYPD

236 Richmond Valley Rd

Staten Island, NY  10309

 

Friday, April 6

7:30pm

(914) 636-2811

Main Street Boxing

156 Gramatan Ave MT. Vernon, NY  10550

 

Saturday, April 7

6pm

(631) 730-8820

Finest Fitness

208 East Main St Patchogue, NY  11772

 

JO Semi Finals

Sunday, April 15

2pm

(347) 356-6574

International Boxing

1712 Weirfield St Ridgewood, NY  11385

 

FINALS:

JO Finals/Youth Finals

Venue TBD

 

Senior Finals

Male Open/Novice/Female

Madison Square Garden

 

All bouts sanctioned by:

USA BOXING, METRO

 

Live Streaming &

Commentating by:

PugLife Chronicles

For further information, contact:

Ray Cuadrado: raycuadrado1@aol.com

Sonya Lamonakis: slamonakis@yahoo.com.

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