For Throwback Thursday: Shots of a women's boxing exhibition during Golden Gloves 2013. No females on the card tonight - but a roster full of fighters is set for tonight's Golden Gloves bouts at Tyndall Armory!
John Bansch, retired Indianapolis Star sportswriter and the volunteer-run Indiana Golden Gloves board's publicity chair, offered the following preview of tonight's fights - the second week in a six tournament, which will culminate in championship matches on April 10 and 17:
Eight Open Division fights highlight a scheduled 17-bout card Thursday night in Week 2 action in the Indiana Golden Gloves tournament at Tyndall Armory. Among those boxing will be Steven Perry, who starts his quest for a third championship in the 141-pound class. Perry previously won the crown in 2011 and 2012. His foe Thursday is Zach Purdy. The program is scheduled to start at 7 p.m. Tickets are $15 ringside and $11 general admission.
Indiana Golden Gloves at Tyndall Armory, Thursday March 20. First bout at 7 p.m.
145 -- Montrell Hunter, Badd Boyz vs. Markale Banks, Badd Boyz
165 -- Alec Milejiczak, Sparta vs. Mario Murillo, Throwdown Boxing
141 -- Nicholas Hailey, Sparta vs. Dillon Warner, Columbus PAL
152 -- Jordan Webb, Ced's Boxing vs. Milton Bass, I.B.G.
Heavyweight -- Chris Moynihan, Unattached vs. Rudolpho Rameriz, Lafayette; Tyler Marshall, Unattached vs. Brandon Rolley, Unattached
Super Heavyweight -- Chris Thompson, Throwdown Boxing vs. Justin Todd, Sparta; Luke Malone, Lebanon vs. Chase Banks, Muncie PAL
132 -- Damien Cox, Throwdown Boxing vs. Matt Jackson, Top Level
132 -- Merced Serrato, St. James vs. Thomas Agulera, Top Level; David Valquez, L.T. Warriors vs. Altair Tapia, I.B.G.
141 -- Steven Perry, Sarge Johnson vs. Zach Purdy, Indy PAL/Christamore; Laron Sylvester, I.B.G. vs. Tate Stgurgeon, Lafayette; Adam Doue, Sarge Johnson vs. Courtney Brown, Throwdown Boxing
165 -- Jordan Bender, Unattached vs. Justin Smith, Sweatbox; Gary Tadlock, St. James vs. Vincent Voyle, I.B.G.
Heavyweight -- Caleb Wainman, Unattached vs. Mario Mayse, Muncie PAL