(APR 9) New Association
Welcomes Male and Female Amateur Boxers - The US
Intercollegiate Boxing Association (USIBA) will hold its first
national championship tournament April 11 - 13 at the University
of San Francisco.
The three-day event will feature more than 100 fighters from 25
universities across the country. Doors open at 5 p.m. at the
Koret Health and Recreation Center on campus.
"We're proud to debut the USIBA
at the University of San Francisco with amateur and
open-division collegiate fighters from coast to coast," said
Ramon Espada, Marketing Director, USIBA.
In another first, the collegiate tournament will make history as
the first tournament to crown female champions.
"I am so happy that an organization is acknowledging women
boxers on the same level as men. It is long overdue," said USIBA
student representative Nargis Shaghasi, of the University of San
The tournament will also feature an appearance by professional
boxer Glenn Donaire the final night of the tournament on
Saturday, April 13.
For more information, please visit
Contact: Ramon Espada, Marketing