Garifuna-American Boxer EDDIE GOMEZ wins 152-pound Open Championship at The NY Daily News GOLDEN GLOVES Boxing Tournament

Garifuna-American Boxer EDDIE GOMEZ

Here’s a quick news item regarding a young Garifuna-American Boxer.

Friday night, 17-year old Garifuna-American boxer EDDIE GOMEZ won a 5-0 decision over 23 year old CLETUS SELDIN to win the 152-pound open championship at The NY Daily News GOLDEN GLOVES Tournament at The Theater at Madison Square Garden.

EDDIE GOMEZ is a 17-year old Garifuna-American Boxer (born to Honduran Parents in the Bronx) who goes to JFK High School in New York City.  He is a member of the Juan LaParte Boxing Club.  EDDIE GOMEZ is also a two-time Junior Olympic National Champion.  He defeated CLETUS SELDIN, a 23-year old from Long Island who works as a personal trainer.

The NY Daily News GOLDEN GLOVES is the oldest and largest amateur boxing tournament in the United States.

Garifuna-American Boxer EDDIE GOMEZ versus Long Islander CLETUS SELDIN

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-Tio Teo


Garífuna-boxeador estadounidense Eddie Gomez gana 152-libras Open Championship en el Torneo de NY Daily News Golden Gloves Boxing

He aquí una noticia sobre una rápida garífuna joven boxeador estadounidense.

Noche del viernes, de 17 años de edad-garífuna boxeador estadounidense Eddie Gomez ganó por 5-0 la decisión de más de 23 años de edad CLETUS Seldin para ganar el campeonato de 152-libras abierta en el NY Daily News Golden Gloves Tournament en el Teatro del Madison Square Garden.

EDDIE GOMEZ es un joven de 17 años de edad-garífuna boxeador estadounidense (nacido de padres hondureños en el Bronx) que va a la Escuela Secundaria John F. Kennedy en Nueva York. Es miembro de la LaParte Juan Boxing Club. Eddie Gomez es también una de dos tiempo Junior Campeón Olímpico Nacional. derrotó CLETUS Seldin, de 23 años, de Long Island que trabaja como entrenador personal.

El NY Daily News Golden Gloves es el más antiguo y más grande torneo de boxeo amateur en los Estados Unidos.

-Tio Teo

  • Leslie Bernardez-Benedith

    I am proud of this young man. Excellent!!!!

    • beinggarifuna

      Hopefully Garifuna boxer EDDIE GOMEZ can keep it up and continue to win as he makes a name for himself in the boxing world Leslie.

      Thanks for writing.

    • beinggarifuna

      Hopefully Garifuna Boxer EDDIE GOMEZ can continue to keep it up by winning in the tough world of boxing. Thanks for writing Leslie.

  • fermin lopez aka mincho

    I’m happy to hear eddi doing good in boxing i remenber when eddi was a litle boy his father Betillo used to say that eddie will become a champ one day and that he was going to train him at a early age.Big respect to my primo betillo and eddie.

    • beinggarifuna

      Thanks for writing Mincho. I’m sure Garifuna Boxer Eddie Gomez’s father Betillo is VERY proud of him.

  • tao tech

    Hello Dear Friend,

    My name is Taofeeq i am a boxer i’m fine a good club to continue my training there bye for now.

    • beinggarifuna

      Thanks for writing about Boxer EDDIE GOMEZ and training, TAO TECH!

      –Tio Teo

  • Ruben Reyes

    I am very proud of this Garifuna boxer Eddy Gomez, he has the fighting spirit that is part of every Garifuna person and the endurance of Walumugu.