All-New England’s Novice Division semifinals results from Lowell

All-New England’s Novice Division semifinals results from Lowell

LOWELL, Mass. (February 9, 2018) – Western New England and Central New England teams dominated last night’s semifinals round in the novice division of the New England Tournament of Champions, part of the 72nd annual New England Golden Gloves Championships, was held last night at historic Lowell Memorial Auditorium.

Team Western and Team Central won five and four individual matches, respectively, of 10 exciting bouts with the 10 winners advance to this coming Thursday’s (Feb. 15) novice division championship final at Lowell Memorial Auditorium. See the complete 2018 schedule of events below as well as last night’s complete results.

“Now, we’re down to the final two novice boxers in each weight class from the six New England states,” N. E. Executive Director Bobby Russo said. “It’s always interesting to see the cream rise to the top. The week after next the All-New England’s open division matches will be held and there will be more good match ups.”

FLYWEIGHTS (114 lbs.)

Jean Pineiro, Bridgeport, CT / WNE

DEC (4-1)

Thomas Curtis, Methuen, MA / CNE


Nelson Perez, Marlboro, MA / CNE

DEC 5-0

Kevin Walsh, Brockton, MA / SNE

                                                                   WELTERWEIGHTS (152 LBS.)

Alexander Lynch, Quincy, MA / Grealish Boxing Club

DEC 5-0

Jacob Knowles, Canaan, ME

   Marc Soils, Westbrook, CT / WNE

DEC (5-0)

Marwan Tama, Cranston, RI / SNE


Makenson Barjon, Bridgeport, CT / WNE

DEC 5-0

Kevin Pontier, Woonsocket, RI / SNE

 Cody Zombeck, Rochester, NH / NNE

DEC (5-0)

Greg Bono, Waltham, MA / CNE

                                                                 LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHTS (178 lbs.)

Jesse Batanda, Nashua, NH / CNE

DEC (5-0)

Josh Sealy, Fall River, MA / SNE

Dimani Williams, Bloomfield, CT / WNE

DEC (4-1)

Bradley Jimenez, Burlington, VT

 HEAVYWEIGHTS – (201+ lbs.)

Yuri Panferov,. New Haven, CT / WNE

RSC3 (1:27)

Emanuel Anaele, Brockton, MA / SNE

    Jean Fleuirassaint, Mattapn, MA / CNE

DEC (4-1)

Kevin Wilaon, Dover, NH / NNE

CNE – Central New England, SNE – Southern New England,

NNE – Northern New England, WNE – Western New England

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Daxx Khan has been a regular member of the Talkin Boxing with Billy C TV & Radio Show since 2011, throughout his over two decades involved with the sport of boxing he has owned his own gym, currently is a Coach with "Newburgh Hook Elite Boxing", has covered over 175 world title fights across the globe, worked for two sanctioning body organizations, written for multiple major sporting news outlets. The first world title fight he covered was in 1991 while still attending NYU when he accompanied boxing media Icon Bert Sugar to the "Terrible" Terry Norris versus "Sugar" Ray Leonard WBC Super Welterweight title fight which Norris won by wide unanimous decision. Daxx is also former USA Boxing Coach and representative for "The World Boxing Federation".

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