Females & Males of all ages and all experience levels are welcome to spar.
Boxers arrive at 11am to weigh-in, & match-up.  Sparring begins at Noon.
Concessions provided by Gulf Women of Strength for fundraising.
New Sparring Gloves supplied courtesy of Rick Rodriguez.

Come out and hear about the GWS new initiatives!
Come out and celebrate the Grand Opening of the new Knockout Factory!!




2016 Houston Junior Golden Gloves

Posted: November 22, 2015 by ringsidemike in Daily News Corner

2016 Golden Gloves Roster Sheet
2016 Jr. Golden Gloves Information Sheet

Bill Watkins, Sr.

Posted: November 13, 2015 by ringsidemike in Daily News Corner

Gulf LBC extends deep condolences to the family of Bill Watkins, a long-time influential part of the Houston boxing community, who has gone to be with the Lord on November 11.  Watkins led the professional careers of his sons Termite and BJ Watkins and was known for his gritty resolve and steadfastness.  May he Rest In Peace.

A visitation with the family will be held Friday, November 13, 2015 at 10 A.M. at Fellowship of the Nations Church, 13305 Woodforest Blvd, Houston, TX 77015.

Memorial Service will be held Friday, November 13, 2015 at 11 A.M. at Fellowship of the Nations with Pastors Johnny A. Brady and John A. Brady, Sr. officiating.


Gulf Gloves LBC Boxing Tournament

Posted: November 10, 2015 by ringsidemike in Daily News Corner

Congratulations to all of the boxers and clubs that participated in the 2015 Gulf Gloves LBC Boxing Championships!  It was an outstanding tournament with great competition.  Over 160 boxers entered the event to make it a great success as a fundraiser for our LBC.

2015 Gulf Gloves Gulf LBC Champions

2015-11-14 Gulf Gloves Bout Sheet – Saturday
2015-11-15 Gulf Gloves Bout Sheet – Sunday

2015-11-14 Gulf Gloves Results – Saturday
2015-11-15 Gulf Gloves Results – Sunday

2015 Gulf Gloves Entries List
2015 Gulf Gloves Unopposed

The End-of-Year Gulf LBC Board of Governors meeting will take place before the start of the Gulf Gloves tournament on December 14th.

Reports from the Gulf Board of Directors will be delivered and important items will be discussed including changes in LBC bylaws and upcoming BoD election.

Saturday, December 14th, 2015 at 10:30 AM
Point of Contact: Juan Moya, 832-466-5153, moya01@aol.com

Pound-4-Pound Boxing Gym
1061 Pruitt Rd.
Spring, TX 77380

Please consult Gulf LBC President Juan Moya for questions or additions to the meeting agenda.

Please see the Gulf LBC website Calendar for more information about the meeting and the Gulf Gloves: http://gulflbc.org/calendar/

Please see the Gulf LBC website Documents page for previous meetings’ minutes: http://gulflbc.org/documents/

Gulf Boxers in the Olympic Trials!

Posted: November 4, 2015 by ringsidemike in Daily News Corner

Congratulations to Ginny Fuchs for WINNING the USA Boxing Olympic Trials for Women !!!!
Ginny next competes in the Continental Qualifiers and World Championships to earn a spot in the 2016 OLYMPIC GAMES in Rio !!!

Gulf also has qualified THREE MEN for the USA Boxing Olympic Trials for Men!!
Congratulations to Joe George, Gilbert Renteria & Jay Crenshaw who will all compete in Reno next month to earn spots on the USA Olympic Team !!!

Virginia Fuchs & Joseph George, Champions in Memphis

Virginia Fuchs & Joseph George, Champions in Memphis

Gilbert Renteria, Champion in Colorado Springs

Gilbert Renteria, Champion in Colorado Springs

Jay Crenshaw, Champion in Philadelphia

Jay Crenshaw, Champion in Philadelphia

Gulf LBC Championships – November 14-15, 2015

Posted: October 20, 2015 by ringsidemike in Daily News Corner

All Ages. Open & Novice divisions. Gulf LBC and non-Gulf welcome!

2015 Gulf Gloves – Letter from the Vice President
2015 Gulf_Gloves_-_competition_list
2015 Gulf Gloves Athlete Entry Form

Gulf LBC is very proud to be able to call as their own, the #1 & #2 ranked 112 lbs flyweights entering the 2016 Olympic Trials!

USABoxing.org: Meet the Flyweights Boxing for Rio at the Olympic Trials in Memphis


Gulf Team going to Memphis

Posted: October 1, 2015 by ringsidemike in Daily News Corner


Register for the Event: http://www.teamusa.org/USA-Boxing/Events/2015/October/24/Pathway-to-the-Podium-Olympic-Trials-Qualifier-III

DEADLINE for Registration is October 19th.

Sunday, October 18th at 3pm
At Eastside Boxing Gym
Contact Juan Moya with questions.
We will have a special guest speaker from AIBA who will give everyone “Tips for Winning” at National Competitions.

Gulf LBC has reserved a block of hotel rooms. If you wish to utilize this discounted group rate, contact ASAP Mike Campbell at 832-439-8534. Rooms must be paid in full at the Gulf Team Meeting. If there is early departure, you will receive a partial refund. One of the two vans will return to Houston on Thursday.

Attention Athletes & Coaches:

The Gulf LBC Board of Directors will allocate funds for transportation (vans, fuel, parking) to make the trip from Houston to Memphis for the October 25-31 Women’s Olympic Trials & Men’s Olympic Trials Qualifier III in Memphis, Tennessee.

We need to create a list of Athletes, Coaches & Officials who are interested in riding with the Gulf Team. It is an approximately 8 1/2 hour drive, so we also need capable volunteer drivers.

This will be a Gulf TEAM. A Team Head Coach and Team Manager will also be sponsored and sent with supplies for the team such as a trial scale, gauze/tape & cut kit. Sponsored athletes and non-athletes are expected to contribute to the TEAM effort and represent the Gulf Boxing Association with pride and excellence.

Please send e-mail or message to Michael Campbell if you wish to be included with the Gulf TEAM. 832-439-8534 or bluedanes@sbcglobal.net

Gulf Board of Directors Meeting Minutes

The first meeting of the Gulf Women of Strength – Gulf Boxing Association Female Athletes and Supporters Committee, took place on Sunday, September 27th and many details will be soon published.

The first initiative of the group is to hold an All-Female Sparring Session on Saturday, October 3rd at Noon at Eastside Boxing club.

More details coming very soon..

Sparring sub-committee Chair Bambi Manzo – 281-691-3300
Volunteers & Donations for Concession Sales –
Ruben Torres – 832-202-3314 & Cristina Torres – 832-527-2242
Sparring Coordination/Matching – Michael Campbell – 832-439-8534

Thank you Juan Moya for making his gym available for this fundraiser!

Coaches and Boxers, you can comment on this page to list your roster of boxers available for sparring.
List:  Age/Weight/Experience
Or, send roster via text to 832-439-8534, and it will be added to the list.

Eastside Gym located at:
614 1/2 Freeport St.
Houston, TX  77015

Parking in front of the gym is very limited.  DO NOT PARK near the restaurant, nor in front of the daycare, nor near the roller skating rink!  Please park BEHIND Eastside Gym in the grassy field and use the rear entrance to enter the gym.  
You can map this location using:
13880 Gainesville St.
Houston, TX  77015