The NY Golden Gloves Tournament started January 19th and Concludes on March 30th.
Representing TSMMA in the tournament this year will be Jerome Bourne, Jobin George, Damien Bailey, and Michael Fischetti (silver glove medalist in 2011).
Damien Bailey has advanced to the 2nd round with a dominating victory. Competing in the 152 lb Novice division, he will be fighting again this upcoming Friday.
Jerome Bourne, competing in the 178lb Novice division, will be competing, tonight, 2/1/12. (results to come)
Jobin George, suffered a controversial split decision loss in the opening round of the 141 lb Novice division. TSMMA boxing coach Ray Velez, described the decision as a robbery. Hope to see Jobin back in the ring again soon.
Michael Fischetti is entered into the open division, where he will taking on seasoned amateurs with numerous bouts to their name. No bout has been announced yet, but he should be in the ring next week.
Stayed tuned for more coverage from the 2012 NY Golden Gloves