2020 USA Team Boxing Trials Coverage

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Drawn to the ring in hopes of finding discipline and a physical challenge, Melody Popravak found the will and the way to overcome a rival and stay alive in the USA Boxing Olympic Trials with a split decision win over Rachal Washington.

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Showing her Tiger pride by walking to the ring wearing a purple-and-gold, tiger-striped head wrap, LSU graduate Virginia Fuchs shook off some early rust and controlled her first round fight at the USA Boxing Olympic Trials, beating Stephanie Chavez by decision.

Lake Charles will host one of the biggest sporting events in the area's history next week when hundreds of amateur boxers from around the country gather for the USA Boxing Olympic Team Trials and National Championships.

While hundreds of fighters with dreams of Olympic and professional glory will gather in Lake Charles in December, one man who lived those dreams will hope to be in attendance.

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Wednesday, December 11, 2019