|2012 New England Heavyweight Champ Sean Bettencourt|
The Thomas F. Costello Trophy for outstanding boxer goes to James Perella. The Rocky Marciano Trophy for the New England Open Class Tournament Heavyweight Champion goes to Sean Bettencourt. The William "Bill" Hoar Memorial New England Golden Gloves Tournament of Champions Team Trophy is awarded to Southern New England.
KO Digest Fight of the Night: Sean Bettencourt W3 Bryan Daniels
Fighting at a significant weight disadvantage and with an injured tendon in his right hand, Sean Bettencourt upset the odds by defeating Bryan Daniels via decision to win the 2012 New England Open Class Heavyweight Championship. Bettencourt hurt the larger Daniels in the 1st, forcing a standing 8-count and he connected with several strong right hands in the 3rd to secure the victory.
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KO Digest Fight of the Night: Cory Matthews W3 Jay Lussier
In a fight for the novice class New England 178 lb title, Cory Matthews dropped Jay Lussier hard in the first round with a right cross to the chin. Lussier beat the count and for the next two rounds these two warriors went toe-to-toe in an all-out slugfest, much to the delight of the fans! Matthews wins a hard fought, well deserved split decision to take fight of the night honors.
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Congratulations to all the newly crowned Golden Gloves Champions, and good luck moving forward!
2012 Lowell Golden Gloves New England Open Class Male Champions:
123 lbs: William Foster from New Haven, CT representing Ring One Boxing and Western New England
132 lbs: Tim Ramos from Framingham, MA representing Bancroft Boxing and Central New England
141 lbs: James Perella from Mansfield, MA representing Manfredo's Gym and Southern New England
152 lbs: Jon Smith from Cranston, R.I. representing Manfredo's Gym and Southern New England
165 lbs: Gerald Schifone from Brockton, MA representing Big East Boxing and Southern New England
178 lbs: KJ Harrison-Lombardi from E. Providence, R.I. representing Manfredo's Gym and Southern New England
201 lbs: Sean Bettencourt from Stoughton, MA representing Big East Boxing and Southern New England
201+ lbs: Owen Minor from Worcester, MA representing Camp Get Right and Central New England.
2012 Lowell Golden Gloves New England Open Class Female Champions:
119 lbs: Melanie Costa from Norton, MA representing Cruz Boxing and Southern New England
125 lbs: Rashida Ellis from Lynn, MA representing Sommerville Boxing and Central New England