USA Boxing

03/07/2018 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 03/07/2018 14:42

Rosters Announced for USA vs. Ireland Northeast Boxing Tour

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March 07, 2018, 7:29 p.m. (ET)

USA Boxing announced today the tentative rosters for the three-city USA vs. IRL Northeast Boxing Tour that is kicking off March 12 at Boston's Royale Entertainment Complex. All three stops will showcase top USA boxers that have won numerous international medals.

Boston's stop, which is presented by Budweiser, will feature three World Championship medalists, including 2017 Elite World Championship bronze medalist Troy Isley (Alexandra, Va.), who just earned a silver at the 2018 Strandja Tournament in Sofia, Bulgaria last month, as well as 2016 Youth World Champions Delante Johnson (Cleveland, Ohio) and 2016 Youth World Championship bronze medalist Richard Torrez (Tulare, Calif.). Johnson and Torrez both represented Team USA with Isley in Bulgaria, where Johnson earned a bronze medal.

Other boxers to represent Team USA in Boston include Keyshawn Davis (Norfolk, Va.) who just earned his first international title in Bulgaria. Headlining the women is Virginia Fuchs (Kemah, Texas), who won four international gold medals in 2017 and began her 2018 with a bronze at the Strandja Tournament.

Team USA's second dual at Springfield's MassMutal Center on March 15 will be headlined once again Isley and Johnson, as well as their 2017 World Championship teammate Quinton Randall (Humble, Texas) will join them on this leg of the tour, along with 2017 National Champion and Continental Championship silver medalist Oshae Jones (Toledo, Ohio). Two-time World Champion Marc Castro (Fresno, Calif.) will represent Team USA for the first time at the elite level.

Amoskeag Beverages and Manchester PAL will present the third and final stop in Manchester, N.H. on March 21. Duke Ragan (Cincinnati, Ohio), 2017 World Championship silver medalist, will headline the final stop along with 2017 World Championship bronze medalist Freudis Rojas (Las Vegas, Nev.), as well as Fuchs and Torrez. Other boxers anticipated to compete include 2017 USA Boxing National Champions Jared Anderson (Toledo, Ohio) and international medalist Stacia Suttles (Bronx, N.Y.)

Team Ireland will bring a total of 18 different boxers to compete throughout the tour, and a full roster can be seen below for both teams.

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USA Boxing Roster - **All rosters are subject to change**

Boston

51 kg: Virginia Fuchs, Kemah, Texas, 29

60 kg: Stacia Suttles, Bronx, N.Y., 23

60 kg: Keyshawn Davis, Norfolk, Va., 19

64 kg: Delante Johnson, Cleveland, Ohio, 19

69 kg: Oshae Jones, Toledo, Ohio, 20

69 kg: Quinton Randall, Humble, Texas, 27

75 kg: Troy Isley, Alexandria, Va., 19

75 kg: Nikita Ababiy, Brooklyn, N.Y., 19

81 kg: Khalil Coe, Jersey City, N.J., 21

91 kg: Adrian Tillman, Colorado Springs, Colo., 22

91+ kg: Richard Torrez, Tulare, Calif., 18

Springfield

56 kg: Marc Castro, Fresno, Calif., 18

60 kg: Keyshawn Davis, Norfolk, Va., 19

64 kg: Amelia Moore, Alexandria, Va., 28

64 kg: Charlie Sheehy, Brisbane, Calif., 19

64 kg: Delante Johnson, Cleveland, Ohio, 19

69 kg: Oshae Jones, Toledo, Ohio,

69 kg: Quinton Randall, Humble, Texas, 27

75 kg: Nikita Ababiy, Brooklyn, N.Y., 19

75 kg: Troy Isley, Alexandria, Va., 19

81 kg: Khalil Coe, Jersey City, N.J., 21

91 kg: Adrian Tillman, Colorado Springs, Colo., 22

Manchester

51 kg: Virginia Fuchs, Katy, Texas, 29

56 kg: Duke Ragan, Cincinnati, Ohio, 29

60 kg: Stacia Suttles, Bronx, N.Y., 23

60 kg: James Browning, Las Vegas, Nev., 18

64 kg: Charlie Sheehy, Brisbane, Calif., 19

69 kg: Quinton Randall, Humble, Texas, 27

69 kg: Freudis Rojas Jr., Las Vegas, Nev., 19

75 kg: Nikita Ababiy, Brooklyn, N.Y., 19

75 kg: Naomi Graham, Colorado Springs, Colo., 28

91 kg: Jared Anderson, Toledo, Ohio, 18

91+ kg: Richard Torres, Tulare, Calif., 18

Ireland's Boxing Roster

54 kg: Lauren Hogan, Offaly, 21

56 kg: Evan Metcalfe, Dublin, 28

60 kg: George Bates, Dublin, 23

60 kg: Francis Cleary, Mayo, 19

60 kg: Kellie Harrington, Dublin, 28

64 kg: Paddy Donovan, Limerick, 19

64 kg: Caoimhin Ferguson, Antrim, 21

64 kg: Wayne Kelly, Laois, 21

69 kgL Eugene McKeever, Drogheda, 21

69 kg: Kieran Molloy, Galway, 21

69 kg: Grain Walsh, Offaly, 22

75 kg: Aoife Burke, Dublin, 20

75 kg: Brett McGinty, Derry, 19

75 kg: Gerard French, Antrim, 20

75 kg: Michael Nevin, Laois, 19

81 kg: Caoimhin Hynes, Antrim, 20

91 kg: Kiril Afanasev, Dublin, 26

91+ kg: Dean Gardiner, Tipperary, 27