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Portland Boxing Club's Tiger Diaz (right) at the Northern New England Golden Gloves in Somersworth, NH.

PBC Wins Three Northern New England Golden Gloves Championships

January 27, 2024 - Somersworth, NH

Portland Boxing Club athletes win three championships and two non-tournament bouts at the Northern New England Golden Gloves in Somersworth, New Hampshire.

PBC’s Xavier Tiger Diaz, a 125-pound novice featherweight from Brunswick, Maine, overwhelmed Patrick Mann of Burlington, Vermont scoring two standing 8 counts before the referee saw enough and stopped the bout at 42 seconds into the third round. PBC’s Awes Ibrahim, a 139-pound novice light welterweight from Concord, New Hampshire lost a split decision to Roger Palmer of Old Town, Maine.

PBC’s Ilyas Bashir, a 139-pound open class light welterweight from Auburn, Maine won a convincing unanimous decision over Tristan Harvie of Essex Junction, Vermont with a vicious body attack. Bashir was awarded Outstanding Boxer of the Northern New England Golden Gloves Tournament.

PBC’s Abbas Ngoboks, a 147-pound novice welterweight from Portland, Maine won a clear-cut unanimous decision over Nicholas Ruiz of Manchester, New Hampshire. In a special non-tournament bout, PBC’s Idris Bashir, a 147-pound novice welterweight from Auburn, Maine made his boxing debut winning a unanimous decision over Emmanuel Poe of South Berwick, Maine. Also in a special non-tournament bout, PBC’s Jordan Lindsay, a 203-pound heavyweight from Windham, Maine won a unanimous decision over Liam Harriman of Fryeburg, Maine.

Diaz, Bashir and Ngoboks advance to the New England Golden Gloves All-New England Tournament of Champions in Lowell, Massachusetts. PBC’s Kate Zehr, a 125-pound open class featherweight from South Portland, Maine, Wade Faria, a 165-pound open class middleweight from Gorham, Maine, and Zordan Holman, 203+ pound open superheavyweight from Westbrook, Maine were unopposed and also advance to Lowell. With these wins, Portland Boxing Club athletes have won 241 championships in our 32 year history. 

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