A Pair of Watertown Boxers Compete in Golden Gloves Tournament

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Two Watertown boxers competed in the annual Golden Gloves Championships in Lowell over the weekend. See more information and all the results below.

Organizers sent out the following information:

The 72nd annual Lowell Sun Charities Golden Gloves Championships kicked-off last night in front of an enthusiastic crowd, despite traveling in sub-zero temperature, at historic Lowell Memorial Auditorium with Central New England (Greater Lowell) preliminary-round action that featured 13 exciting men’s and women’s novice class matches.

The preliminary round will conclude next Friday night (Jan. 12) at Lowell Memorial Auditorium with novice and open class matches. See the complete 2018 schedule of events below as well as last night’s complete results.

“I was very happy with last night’s turnout,” Tournament Executive Director Bobby Russo said, “especially considering the wicked cold.  “It’s a testament to the great fans in the Lowell area who are diehard supporters.”

Season tickets for all nine events are reasonably priced start at $75.00 (general admission).  To purchase call the Lowell Memorial Auditorium box office at 1.866.722.8881 or order online at www.lowellauditorium.com. Individual event tickets are also available to purchase, starting at $13.00, only $7.00 for students (ID required).



(Feb. 5, 2018)


Willow Crawford, Manchester, NH / Lowell West End

WDEC5 (3-2)

Larissa Senatus, Somerville, MA / The Ring


Michael Correa, Manchester, NH / Manchester PAL

WDEC5 (4-1)

Andre Perdomo, Lawrence, MA / Canal Street

Emmanual Adumbire, Dorchester, MA / Grealish Boxing

RSC2 (1:59)

Manpreet Singh, Belmont, MA / Nolan Bros. Boxing


Robert Tomczyk, Sterling, MA / Palladin Martial Arts

WDEC5 (3-2)

Miguel Rubio, Roxbury, MA / The Ring

Nelson Perez, Marlboro, MA / Upperkuts

WDEC5 (5-0)

Michael Daley, Wilmington, MA / Somerville Boxing


Sara Beqo, Dorchester, MA, The Ring

WDEC5 (4-1)

Katie Colton, Waltham, MA / Boston Boxing


Alexander Lynch, Quincy, MA / Grealish Boxing

WDEC5 (5-0)

Zack Dalton, Lowell, MA / Lowell West End

Apostolus Lolos, Manchester, NH / Manchester PAL

WDEC5 (3-2)

Ramon Jimenez, Lynn, MA / Somerville Boxing Club

Ryan Petroantonio, Everett, MA / Somerville Boxing Club

WDEC5 (5-0)

Gabrial Freia, Salem, NH / Haverhill Downtown Boxing


Steven Baez, Lowell, MA / Lowell West End


Gregory Bone, Watertown, MA / Nolan Bros. Boxing


Jesse Batanda, Nashua, NH / Nashua Pal

RSC3 (1:16)

Sebastian Rodriguez, Watertown, MA / Noland Bros Boxing


Jarrid Digangi, Reading / Union Street

WDEC5 (5-0)

Aidan Flaherty, Clinton, MA / Palladin Martial Arts

John Hamre, Framingham, MA / Upperkuts

WDEC5 (3-2)

William Karafelis, Boston, MA / The Ring

72nd annual Lowell Sun Charities Golden Gloves Championship Schedule

(Lowell Memorial Auditorium – 6:30 p.m. doors open, 7:30 p.m. first bout)

Central New England (Greater Lowell)

2ND Preliminary Rounds – Friday, Jan. 12

Quarterfinals – Friday, Jan. 19

Semifinals: – Thursday, Jan. 25

Championship Finals – Thursday, Feb. 1

New England Tournament of Champions

Novice Class Semifinals – Thursday, Feb. 8

Novice Class Championship Finals – Thursday, Feb. 15

Open Class Semifinals – Wednesday, Feb. 21

Open Class Championship Finals – Thursday, Feb. 22


Tournament Executive Director: Bobby Russo

Director of Contestants: Art Ramalho

Chief of Officials:  Lauri Purcell

Ring Announcer:  John Vena

Venue:  Lowell Memorial Auditorium, 50 Merrimack St., Lowell, MA

Website:  www.lowellgoldengloves.comwww.lowellauditorium.com

Twitter:  @LowellGloves

ABOUT LOWELL SUN CHARITIES: Established in 1947, Lowell Sun Charities is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to enrich the quality of life for children, families, and the community, offering programs that promote respect and dignity.  Rooted in a tradition of care and compassion, Lowell Sun Charities was originally founded to respond to the ever-increasing challenges of the community.  2018 marks the 72nd year the Golden Gloves have been held in the great city of Lowell, Massachusetts.

Lowell Sun Charities is a community program that not only makes champions in the ring but also makes champions in life.  Every year these young athletes devote themselves to a sport which teaches discipline, respect, and clean lifestyle for a chance to win a prestigious Golden Gloves Championship.

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