One DOWN! The World to go!

Little seems to be known about this young man that puts everything on the line when he is in the ring. Nine out of ten times you would never guess that he uses his fist to prepare him for a lucrative career in boxing. A Proctor Graduate in 2011, and now a Mohawk Valley College student.
Why should this young man be a Utica favorite? Number One: He's polite, well mannered. Number Two: He will easily be the best fighter to come out of CNY. He's only a baby in the sport yet he's had over 50 amateur boxing matches. His latest was a 2nd round ref stops contest in the GOLDEN GLOVES! He clearly dominates when he is in the ring, standing 6'3, 165 lbs and hands of fierce speed and power.
His plate is full for the month of February, the 18th the semi-finals of the Golden Gloves, and then the big news, on the 25th of February he will fly out to Colorado to once again try for an Olympic box-off. Last July he went to Cincinnati and lost a very controversial decision to DeAndre Ware of Ohio 22-19.
In amateur boxing in the men's open division 3 rounds, 3 minutes are boxed. Video tape shows the 1st round lasting well over 4 minutes and the 2nd 45 seconds over, and the 3rd 40 seconds short. The bout was protested but not in the 30 minute of allotted time to investigate. Maybe the reason, for another box-off the Olympic team was set but some difficulties occurred so another chance for Utica.
We honestly and completely feel we can beat this group of middle weights. We are the best unknown, among this group will be some well known names in the amateur world. Shane Mosely Jr. is on the list, Antonio Tarver Jr. will also be there. And the top four seeded men Edgar Alvarado, Jr., San Bernadino, Calif, Luis Arias, Oak Creek, Wis, Antoine Douglas, Burke, Va.,Jesse Hart. There are 96 men in this class division alone it will be along week of boxing, Micheal feels that this is truly his calling.

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derrick evans says ... on Sunday, Feb 12 at 2:48 PM

look imma say it like dis he not that good he aint the best out of utica come to our gym and thats the best gym around here. look he dont know how to win fight only win that he got is from ppl that dont know how to fight

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Missed it? says ... on Thursday, Feb 9 at 9:35 AM

Is his name mentioned in this writing? All I see is Micheal feels that this is truly his calling. Thanks!

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