August 18, 2007 - Each year, for the past twenty two years, the Mayor's Cup Amateur Boxing Tournament takes place in the Nation's Capital where up and coming boxers compete for a title.
The event, held at the Kennedy Recreation Center at 7th and P Streets, NW, is part of a two-day long event were D.C area boxers compete against boxers in neighboring areas that include North Carolina, New York, and West Virginia, to name a few.
Boxers compete at all age and skill levels, beginning at 9 years old. Girls also participate.
Here is a partial list of winners from the Saturday, August 18th bouts.
Pictures of the Dozier vs. Williams, Walls vs. Ervin, and Gamble vs. Paige fights can be seen here.
Congrats to all the winners, staff, and participants for a job well done!
Pics from boxing matches around town this year.