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Posted on: November 30, 2018

Fort Myers PAL Boxers Continue Winning

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Earlier this month the Fort Myers Police Athletic League (PAL) boxers competed in the USA Boxing Florida State Championships and brought back six championship titles and a silver award. Two weeks later the PAL Boxing Academy took 7 boxers and coaching staff to compete in the National Sugar Bert boxing tournament in Kissimmee, Florida and earned another six championship awards and a bronze. Sugar Bert Boxing Promotions, named for the former Golden Gloves boxer, Sugar Bert, hosts thousands of amateur boxers, coaches, and families annually at competitions around the country. The Fort Myers PAL Team and coaches traveled to the event with the help of community sponsors and the FMPD PAL organization that is part of Chief Derrick Diggs Community Engagement Initiative to bring sports programs to young children and teenagers to promote strong character and positive life skills.


Winners in the tournament include:

1. Danilo Diez 15 Ranked #1 National Sugar Bert Champion @132lbs Open Junior

2. Jeremy Pozo 16 Ranked #1 National Sugar Bert Champion @ 132lbs Novice Junior

3. Jayden Pozo 16 Novice National Sugar Bert Champion @ 125lbs

4. Josiah Vasquez 12 Ranked # 1 @ 119lbs Intermediate National Sugar Bert Champion

5. Kejuan Saez 13 Ranked # 1 @ 125lbs Intermediate Novice National Sugar Bert Champion

6. Terry Sanders 10 Ranked # 1 @ 90lbs Peewee open National Sugar Bert Champion

7. Nathan Martinez 13 years old Ranked # 3 @ 101lbs Intermediate Bronze medalist

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Picture – PAL Boxing Team (L. to R.) Assistant Coach Rudy Martinez, Jeremy Pozo, Nathan Martinez, Kejuan Saez, Josiah Vasquez, Danilo Diez, Head Coach Jose Ojeda, Jayden Pozo, Assistant Coach Jesus Diez

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