NEW YORK, NY – May 27, 2022 – USA Boxing Metro today officially announced the National Golden Gloves Qualifying Tournament Finals, “Ring Masters Championships”, which will take place at the Hulu Theater in Madison Square Garden on Thursday, June 16. .
After 14 exciting events including USA Boxing Metro’s “Road to the Garden” tournament, the top New York Metro Area Open/Novice Senior amateur boxers will advance to the finals at the “Mecca of Boxing”, Madison Square Garden, in the “Ring Masters Championships” on Thursday, June 16 from 6:00 p.m. Shows were performed at great venues including: Sony Hall, Bay Ridge Catholic Academy, Gleason’s Gym, Church Street Boxing and Hudson Valley Sports Dome., in front of sold-out crowds.
An action-packed card of up to twenty-four fights will take place at the Hulu Theater in Madison Square Garden, with winners and runners-up receiving uniquely designed Ring Masters championship rings as well as the Elite Open punching their tickets to the National Golden Gloves Tournament of Champions in Tulsa, OK in August.
Tickets range from $25.00 to $110 and are available now at the Madison Square Garden box office, via msg.com and ticketmaster.com, and by calling Ticketmaster at 866-858-0008.
“We are thrilled to bring our first tournament back to the ‘Mecca of Boxing’, MSG and New York with a history of action-packed boxing cards and future superstars welcoming crowds of spectators from all walks of life,” said the president of Metro, Ray. Quadrado. “The return of our sport and our organization from Covid-19 is truly remarkable and demonstrates the life-changing value we bring to our communities and partners.”
The “Road to the Garden” showcased the talents of New York’s top young amateur boxers and Olympic hopefuls at venues across the New York area, upstate and Long Island, including competitors from 8 years and over. Open class competitors (ages 19-40) are eligible to qualify for the 2022 National Golden Glove Tournament. Additionally, boxers ages 8-40+ are eligible to compete for the rights of local bragging rights, making it USA Boxing Metro’s biggest tournament.
USA BOXING, METROPOLITAN ASSOCIATION, INC. (Metro) is the local boxing committee (LBC) comprising New York, Long Island and up to Duchess, Sullivan and Ulster counties. Metro is overseen by USA BOXING, INC., the national governing body for Olympic-style amateur boxing. American boxing is overseen by the United States Olympic Committee and the International Boxing Association (AIBA), which sets its rules. USA Boxing’s national office is located in Colorado Springs, CO. and includes 56 LBCs across the United States.
For more information, contact:
For USA Boxing, Metro:
Ray Cuadrado: [email protected] Sonya Lamonakis: [email protected]
Madison Square Garden:
Larry Torres: [email protected] / (212) 631-5178