Following eighteen exciting events comprising USA Boxing Metro’s “Road to the Garden” tournament, the New York Metro area’s best amateur boxers will advance to the finals at MSG Boxing’s Ring Masters Championships on Friday, April 19. An action packed card of thirty bouts will take place in the Hulu Theater at MSG, with the winners receiving unique gold championship rings and also punching their ticket to the National Golden Gloves Championships in May.
The Road to the Garden showcases the talents of New York’s best young amateur boxers and Olympic hopefuls in venues around the New York City area, including competitors 8 years old and up. Open Class competitors (aged 19 to 40) are eligible to qualify for the 2019 National Golden Gloves Tournament. Additionally, Boxers aged 8 to 18 are eligible to advance to the 2019 National Junior Olympics – making this USA Boxing Metro’slargest advancing tournament ever.
The full schedule of qualifying shows, including preliminaries, quarterfinals, semifinals and finals, is available at www.citylimits.org/boxing19.
USA BOXING, METROPOLITAN ASSOCIATION, INC. (Metro) is the Local Boxing Committee (LBC) comprising New York City, Long Island, and up to and including Duchess, Sullivan, and Ulster Counties. Metro is overseen by USA BOXING, INC., the national governing body for Olympic-style amateur boxing. USA Boxing is overseen by the United States Olympic Committee and the International Boxing Association (AIBA), which sets its rules. The national office of USA Boxing is located in Colorado Springs, CO. and comprises 56 LBCs across the United States.