|Juan Jauregui, Jacorian Dent, Jackson Behun|
A handful of youth amateur boxers will be making the trip to Akron over the next two weekends to compete, starting this afternoon at the Lawton Community Center as Geno Toney and the Dream Team Boxing and Learning Center present Boxing for P.E.A.C.E.
Jacorian Dent, 14, who will be a freshman at Ursuline High School this upcoming fall will be taking a solid opponent in Mason Huntley in the 90-pound weight class while 15-year-old Boardman High School student Jackson Behun is set to take on Jamel Bragg in 132-pound weight class this afternoon.
Making the trip next weekend to Akron with trainer Vinny O'Neill who runs the amateur program at Southside Boxing Club will be 9-year-old 63-pounder Juan Jauregui.
Jauregui, who may possibly end up with a fight this afternoon at the Boxing for Peace event will be fighting at Tallmadge High School on July 14th.
The first bell for this afternoon's event at the Lawton Community Center is slated for 3:00 PM with admission costing only $15 while next Saturday's event at Tallmadge High School will begin at 7:00 PM.