OGDEN — Several Top of Utah amateur boxers will be competing this weekend at the two-day USA Boxing State Tournament starting Friday at Foley’s gym in Ogden.
On Saturday night, Utah amateur heavyweight champ Jesse West is scheduled to box. Another prominent local boxer, Ogden’s Isaac Lugo, will be fighting at 150 pounds.
Other local boxers expected to compete include Francisco Lopez, Alen Leyba, Isaac Aguilar, Elias Sandoval, Francisco Lopez, Ignacio Chairez, Santana DeCarlo, Mack Storey, Zander Caffall and Preston Tiffany.
Foley’s is located at 375 31st Street in Ogden. Both nights bouts start at 7.
Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets are $12 for adults and $6 for children 11 and younger. Tickets will be available at the door. All proceeds will go to support the boxers as they advance through the tournament levels. There will be at least 30 fights over the two days, to choose the those that will move on to the regional tournament, where they will face other boxers from the Four-Corners states.
The winners of the regional tournament will move on to the USA boxing national championships. For more information, visit www.foleysmma.com.