Tri-State Golden Gloves

HNN Staff

ASHLAND(HNN) — Amateur boxing takes center stage this weekend at the Ashland National Guard Armory with the Tri-State Golden Gloves.

 

Charlie Hanshaw, president of the Tri-State Golden Gloves and Westwood Boys and Girls Club coach, invites fans to attend the Friday-Sunday bouts.

 

“Once again, this event showcases some of the top amateur fighters in our tri-state region,” said Hanshaw. “Every year this event allows young fighters to showcase their skills and qualify for national competition.”

 

Fights begin at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and at 1 p.m. Sunday at the armory. Tickets can be purchased at the door.

 

Each year fighters from Ohio, Kentucky and West Virginia compete. “The youngsters do a great job, and the event gives local fight fans a chance to see some really good amateur bouts,” Hanshaw said.

 

For more information contact the organization at tristategoldengloves@hotmail.com.

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