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Grassroots in the News: February 20

by USA Boxing

PEORIA — Isaiah Ghantous proved he could take care of business when he was 10 years old.

Six years later, he took care of business again when no one else believed he could, winning a Silver Gloves boxing national championship.

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Two months ago, Jaden Jimenez had never competed in a boxing match.

Now, she’s a national champion.

The Columbus North freshman won two bouts last weekend to capture the girls 15-16-year-old 132-pound division at the Silver Gloves National Championships in Kansas City.

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NIAGARA FALLS, NY. (WKBW) — On the walls of the Fightnight Boxing Club in Niagara Falls, you'll see boxing legends like Mike Tyson, Evander Holyfield, and more.

And on the floor, you'll find the next generation of boxers looking to become the same.

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