Video: Local Boxer After Golden Gloves
Juarez Wins 141-LB State Title
Fri, 04 May 2018 23:29:24 +0000Local Boxer After Golden GlovesJuarez Wins 141-LB State Titlehttp://chic.clipsyndicate.com/video/playlist/12833/7353687?cpt=8&wpid=2637KRGVomar "el relampago" juarez loves to box ... he comes from a family of fighters ... his next challenge takes him to omaha, nebraska ... where he will compete at the national golden gloves tournament. in 2017 ... juarez lost in the regional tournament ... the defeat motivated the hanna graduate to train harder ... this time around ... he made it all the way to the state tournament ... where he won the 141 pound title. ... the state champ is now going the extra mile ... to prepare for the national tournament. omar juarez: "the thing with the golden golves is that it's people from 19 years old to 40 years old, so i get these men who are fighting with me. what we do is pick up the intensity of the training, sparring with professionals from san antonio, houston, dallas." after the golden gloves wraps up ... el relampago will fight one last time as an amatuer on may 25 in brownsville ... omar juarez: "going to be my last amateur fight. after fighting for almost ten years. it's going to be real awesome because all bisd students go in free." juarez plans to turn pro in june ... outside of the ring ... the brownsville native enjoys speaking to kids and teaching them about some of the skills he's picked up in boxing ... such as confidence and discipline ... reporting in the studio, ruben juarez. channel 5 sports.