Atlanta, GA- Georgia Tech University has formed its first amateur boxing club, and the boxers will be trained at Buckhead Fight Club, by owner and retired champion Terri Moss.
“This is an honor and an exciting opportunity to train these competitors,” Terri said. “We’re expecting 30-50 people, male and female boxers to be on the team. Georgia Tech has an academic level they must achieve to compete, so I’m looking forward to working with the best and the brightest Tech has.”
The Georgia Tech boxing team will compete against other colleges under the USIBA collegiate division of USA Boxing.
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Army Veteran and former Professional Boxer Simon Ruvalcaba started boxing at the age of ten and Had a 71 fight amateur career which featured a 139 lbs. 1998 8th U.S. Army Boxing Championship out of Camp Casey, Korea and a spot on the prestigious Army Boxing Team at Fort Hood, TX. After a journeyman pro career of 18 fights, which included sparring sessions with many champions and contenders including Julio Cesar Chavez and Pernell “Sweat Pea” Whitaker, Simon started writing and has contributed to many publications and websites including fighthype.com, pound4pound.com, Tahoe Daily Tribune (South Lake Tahoe, CA) and Nevada Appeal (Carson City, NV). He has also been the Boxing Instructor for Ken Shamrock and The Lions Den and was UFC star Paige VanZant’s first boxing coach!
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