Muskogee will host a regional boxing tournament on June 26 at the Muskogee Civic Center. The Kansas Oklahoma Regional Golden Gloves Tournament will feature more than 150 amateur boxers vying for their chance to qualify for the national tournament.
“The KO Regional Golden Gloves Tournament is the second step on the path to the Golden Gloves of America Tournament of Champions set for the first week of August,” said Aaron Sloan, event organizer.
This is the first time the regional or national tournaments have been held in Oklahoma, according to Sloan. The event is typically held in Wichita.
Oklahoma boxers slated to compete in the tournament include Jaime Noyola, Hakeem Eli’juwon, Keigan Stephenson, Aaron Goggins, Arrien Rask, Brayden Fimpe, Elayna Rowe, Heather Lloyd, Eric Moses, Edgar Trejo, Pedro Gallego Lopez, Angel Mora, Karlos Lizarraga, Bryce Edwards, Ron Gamble, Pablo Poros, Neida Ibarra and Shelby Mulcaire.
Tickets are $20 for adults and kids ages 10 and under are free. Tickets can be purchased online here or at the door the day of the event.