Iowa Golden Gloves 2023

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Iowa Golden Gloves 2023

April 1, 2023 - April 2, 2023

$25 – $40

Saturday, April 1 and Sunday April 2, Iowa City Iowa–Amateur boxers from all over Iowa will be coming to Iowa City to compete in the first Iowa Golden Gloves Tournament since 2019. This is also the first time the tournament has ever been held outside of Des Moines, thanks to a tourism grant from Think Iowa City. Over 60 boxers have registered for the competition as this is the first year the tournament will include a junior division for 15 to 17 year-old athletes.

10 of the registered boxers are from Johnson County. Representing ICOR Boxing are Ozzy Cortez and Dady Mansaray, from Iowa City, and Ben Moore, of Solon. Boxers from Big George’s Boxing Gym include Josh Gallman of North Liberty and Maddi Pecaitis of Coralville. Athletes competing for Hawkeye Boxing are Luciano Cardozo-Torres, Benjamin Stimson, Erik Caperon, and Jasmin Mendoza, from Iowa City, and Jonathan Gallman, of North Liberty.

Semifinal matches will be contested on Saturday, April 1st at the Graduate Hotel. The event begins at 5PM with the first match scheduled for 6PM. Finals will be on Sunday, April 2nd at 12PM with the first bout scheduled for 1PM. The champions of each weight class will earn a spot on the Iowa Golden Gloves team that will compete at nationals in the Golden Gloves of America Tournament of Champions in Philadelphia in May.  Tickets are $25 for a single-day pass, or $40 for a 2-day pass. More information can be found at


April 1, 2023
April 2, 2023
$25 – $40
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210 S Dubuque St
Iowa City, IA 52240 United States
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