Tag Archive for Colorado Golden Gloves

Stephen Blea: Those Kids Are My Kids

DENVER (February 10, 2018) Denver’s WBC (World Boxing Council) and Colorado Boxing Commission (Josef Mason) referee and judge, Stephen Blea, celebrates his 60th birthday today with 50 of those years dedicated to boxing. While for Blea ‘Boxing is my Life’, he’s far more than that to those of us who know him well. Every kid that…

Misael Lopez: Humble And Patient

DENVER (February 4, 2018) Undefeated Super featherweight Misael ‘IT’S MISA TIME’ Lopez (7-0, 4KO’s) makes his 2018 boxing debut Saturday night, February 10, taking on Luis Avila (5-10-3, 3KO’s) in the scheduled for 8 rounds main event of a fight card promoted by Inside Boxing Promotions (Aurelio Martinez). The Imperium Events Center, 3051 W. 74th…

Salaam Gonzales: Scratching The Surface

DENVER (December 30, 2017) For Denver’s Salaam Gonzales, 2017 was an outstanding year that culminated with his best amateur boxing performance ever (Just this year moving up to the Elite Class), during the 2017 USA Boxing Elite and Youth National Championships & Junior and Prep Open, held December 3-9, at the Salt Palace Convention Center,…

Daniel ‘Junebug’ Garcia Is Something Special

DENVER (May 24, 2017) Colorado amateur boxing has produced numerous competitors who have achieved national recognition, none more talented than Daniel ‘Junebug’ Garcia. Garcia’s name is prominently mentioned by Colorado and amateur boxing coaches nationwide and fans alike, his humility, unassuming demeanor and boxing skills easily validating those conclusions. When observing this young man both…