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Eight Elite Boxers From Pound-4-Pound Boxing Program Head to  2017 USA Boxing Elite Youth National Championships & Junior Open

Pound-4-Pound Boxing Program sends 2017 USA Boxing Elite and Youth National Championships and Junior Open

Angel Barrientes 15-yrs (101 lbs), 

Jordan Aguilar 18-yrs108 lbs, 
John Armstrong 10-yrs (65 lbs), 
Chavez Barrientes 15-yrs (106 lbs), Lesley Soto 18-yrs (125 lbs),
Gabriel Soto 13-yrs (85 lbs),
Anthony Torres 13-yrs (80 lbs), Dorian Khan 15-yrs (110 lbs)
LAS VEGAS, NV (December 4, 2017) – Eight members from the “Pound-4-Pound” gym, Las Vegas’ # 1 amateur boxing program, will compete in the 2017 USA Boxing Elite Youth National Championships & Junior Open.  The five-day tournament will take place in Salt Lake City, UT, at the Calvin L. Rampton Salt Palace Convention Center, more commonly known as the Salt Palace, starting December 5th through December 9th.
Only the best boxers from around the United States will compete to see who is the best amateur boxer in the nation.  All 15 and 16 year-olds who win this tournament will make the USA Boxing Team.  All others will be ranked #1 in their respective weight classes.
“This is the big tournament that our team has been waiting to participate in,” said Pound-4-Pound head coach Richard Barrientes. “Only the elite amateur fighters from around the country will be competing.  All my kids have worked extremely hard to get here.  I’m very proud of this group and everyone knows what it’s going to take to come out on top.  Competing in these type of tournaments is what builds self-esteem. Win or lose, these kids will never forget these moments.”


Below is a list of the Pound-4-Pound who brought home titles.
Angel Barrientes 14-yrs (95 lbs)Chavez Barrientes 14-yrs (101 lbs), Dorian Khan 14-yrs (106 lbs)Jayden Hooker 11-yrs (Female 80 lbs)John Armstrong 10-yrs (65 lbs)Jathan Barajas 10-yr (85 lbs),

Jordan Aguilar 19-yrs (114 lbs), 
Jonathan Aguilar 14-yrs (110 lbs)
Anthony Torres 13-yrs (80 lbs),
Jovanny Aguilar 13-yrs (95lbs),
LAS VEGAS, NV (June 28, 2017) – The Pound-4-Pound Boxing program out of Las Vegas, had another successful outing this past weekend at the Roy Jones Jr. “Future Stars of Boxing” tournament that took place at the Sam’s Town Casino in Las Vegas. Out of the 15 active participants, 11 came home with championship belts.
“Our program had another fantastic showing this past weekend,” said coach Richard Barrientes. “Like I’ve always said, it’s about building self-esteem with these kids.  They’re a great group from top to bottom.  I’m very proud of our team and we are looking forward to the next tournament.  Our main goal is to enter in as many tournaments as possible before the end of the year.”
Check out The Interview we did last week with Coach Barrientes:


Press Release
For Immediate Release

Below is a list of the Pound-4-Pound who brought home titles.
Angel Barrientes 14-yrs (95 lbs)Chavez Barrientes 14-yrs (101 lbs), Dorian Khan 14-yrs (106 lbs), Isaiah Hooker 13-yrs (110lbs)Jair Aguilar 10-yrs (65 lbs)Jayden Orpilla 8-yrs (55 lbs)John Armstrong 10-yrs (65 lbs)Jathan Barajas 10-yr (85 lbs)Tysean Tillman 13-yrs (95 lbs)
LAS VEGAS, NV (June 14, 2017) – This past Saturday, the “Pound-4-Pound” boxing gym out of Las Vegas, sent 15 boxers to the 6th Annual Southern California State Championships, in Menifee, California.  Out of the 15 who participated, 9 brought home belts and were crowned champions.
“It was a very successful weekend for our program,” said head coach Richard Barrientes. “Everyone gave it their all and we came home with 9 belts.  I’m very proud of all our boys and girls who participated, even those who didn’t bring home titles.  Boxing is a great sport and its teaching these kids the valuable lessons of hard work. The goal for this program is to build young leaders who will always take account for their actions.”