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2020 Tournament

REGISTRATION HAS CLOSED The 2020 California Golden Gloves All entries must be received by or before the official cutoff date. No paper applications, all entries must be done online. Cut off will be 2 weeks before each event. No registrations accepted after that. No exceptions. Only 2 coaches allowed per fighter. (must be named on the fighters application) Fighter fee covers coaches. All coaches must be current. Entry is $50.00 early 3 weeks prior to cutoff date. $60 thereafter before official cutoff date. Tickets will be sold at the door for each event, including STATE FINALS. FOR THE FIRST...

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Golden Gloves Champions

This is a list of United States national Golden Gloves champions in the super heavyweight division, along with the state or region they represented. There was originally no weight limit for heavyweights until 1982, when the super heavyweight division was established and heavyweights were limited to 200 lb (91 kg). In 2000, the heavyweight limit was raised to 201 lb (91 kg), with super heavyweights competing above that. 1982: Warren Thompson– Washington, D.C. 1983: Craig Payne– Detroit, Michigan 1984: Mike Williams– Lafayette, Louisiana 1985: James Pritchard– Louisville, Kentucky 1986: Tevin George – Louisiana 1987: Nathaniel Fitch– Knoxville, Tennessee 1988: Kevin Ford– Fort Worth, Texas 1989: Larry Donald– Cincinnati, Ohio 1990: Larry Donald – Cincinnati, Ohio 1991: Samson Poʻuha– Rocky Mountain 1992: Alvin Manley– Mid-South 1993: Lance Whitaker– Southern California...

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Golden Gloves History

The Golden Gloves is the name given to annual competitions for amateur boxing in the United States, where a small pair of golden boxing gloves are awarded. The Golden Gloves is a term used to refer to the National Golden Gloves competition, but can also represent several other amateur tournaments, including regional golden gloves tournaments and other notable tournaments such as the Intercity Golden Gloves, the Chicago Golden Gloves, and the New York Golden Gloves. Arch Ward, sports editor of the Chicago Tribune came up with the idea of a citywide, Chicago amateur boxing tournament in 1923, and gained sponsorship from the Tribune in 1927 where an annual tournament was held between Chicago and...

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