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Leroy Davila and Cam F. Awesome Win Gold at the Makar Mazai Memorial

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COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO.) – Team USA’s two Team Captains claimed gold at the Makar Mazai Memorial in Mariupol, Ukraine on Saturday. Light flyweight Leroy Davila (New Brunswick, N.J.) and super heavyweight Cam F. Awesome (Lenexa, Kansas) both defeated host nation boxers from Ukraine to take the third straight international gold medals. Awesome won his third straight bout in Ukraine to win the gold medal, defeating Ukraine’s Vladimir Katsuk. Saturday’s victory adds another international gold medal to his USA Boxing National Championships, National Golden Gloves, Cheo Aponte and Olympic Cup titles in 2013. The U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Men’s Boxing champion in 2011, Awesome hopes to finish his run to the Olympic Games in 2016. The smallest member of Team USA took gold with a victory over Viktor Denisov in Saturday’s light flyweight finale. Davila, who opened 2013 with a silver medal in his international debut at the Independence Cup in the Dominican Republic, won his fourth international medal of the year on Saturday. While he doesn’t possess the same international experience has Awesome, Davila has enjoyed great success in his bouts outside of the United States. He won gold in both of his recent tournaments in Puerto Rico as [...] http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/eastsideboxing/egEo?d=yIl2AUoC8zA http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/eastsideboxing/egEo?i=D0-WN3Yy_Y0:NDOIi0C2nxU:D7DqB2pKExk http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/eastsideboxing/egEo?d=qj6IDK7rITs




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