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61%: Of experts believe Mayweather will win $74M: Ticket revenue expected from the 15K-seat MGM Grand Garden Arena $300M+: Expected domestic pay-per-view revenue $5.6M: Tecate’s record bid to be the official beer of The Fight Of The Century (topping Corona’s $5.2M bid) 0: Ongoing endorsement deals for Mayweather, who is leaving $54M in annual earnings on the table as a result.

 

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The Champ -Jersey City Hosts Golden Gloves; Young Boxers Duke for Title

 

RIVERA BOXER
Jersey City’s Tony” Show Time” Rivera
fighting in the 2014 Golden Gloves

By Sally Deering

Early on in his amateur career Muhammad Ali won the title of Golden Gloves Heavyweight Champion of the World with champs like Sugar Ray Leonard, Mike Tyson, Evander Holyfield and Floyd Mayweather following in Ali’s footsteps. The Golden Gloves was their training ground, the place where they learned to “float like a butterfly and sting like a bee”.

The Golden Gloves is still training future champs and its franchise, the NJ Golden Gloves continues to provide amateur boxers the opportunity to shine in the ring and take home the title. This year, Jersey City became the first city to host all NJ Golden Gloves tournaments on its turf, and the tournaments, which began on Saturday, March 1 will be held every Saturday at Dickinson and Ferris High Schools and Elementary Schools No. 7 and 17. The location for the championship bout on April 12 is still to be decided.

“With a brand new boxing program and a progressive agenda to promote health and fitness, we couldn’t think of a better partner for the Golden Gloves than Jersey City,” Dan Doyle, President of the NJ Golden Gloves says.  “With its great location and many outstanding amenities for visitors, Jersey City is the perfect place to host the tournament. Golden Gloves boxing has found a home in Jersey City, which has a rich history in boxing.”

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