Amateur & Olympic

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Christina Cruz & Virginia Fuchs advance to semis for USA Boxing at 2015 Strandja Tournament in Bulgaria

Two American boxers have clinched medals at the 2015 Strandja Tournament in Sofia, Bulgaria. Flyweight Virginia Fuchs (Kemah, Texas) and bantamweight Christina Cruz (New York, N.Y.) both won their quarterfinal bouts on Thursday to secure berths in the tournament semifinals. Light welterweight Rashida Ellis (Lynn, Mass.) lost her opening bout in the third U.S. match on Thursday in Bulgaria.

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Patrick Hyland: Ready for St. Patrick’s Day showcase in NYC & competing for a title soon

When once-beaten contender Patrick Hyland (29-1, 13KO’s) fights on the upcoming “McMayhem in Midtown” card Saturday, March 14, at the Theater at Madison Square Garden, the featherweight will be fulfilling a lifelong dream. “I’m thrilled to be headlining a card at the ‘Mecca of Boxing’ on the eve of St. Patrick’s Day. It just doesn’t get much better than that,” said the fighting Irishman Hyland.

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NYC pro-am boxing card on March 14: FDNY boxers plus Patrick Hyland, Will Rosinsky

On Saturday, March 14, DiBella Entertainment, Ring of Fire Promotions and FDNY Bravest Boxing will present an exciting night of both professional and amateur boxing, held at the Theater at Madison Square Garden, in New York City, titled “McMayhem in Midtown”. The pro portion of the card will be headlined by Dublin, Ireland’s world-ranked featherweight contender Patrick “The Punisher” Hyland (29-1, 13 KOs). Fans in attendance will also be treated to the long-awaited return of popular light heavyweight boxer-turned-New York firefighter Will “Power” Rosinsky (17-2, 9 KOs).

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