Boxing for Christ boxing standout qualifies for Dec. 7 Olympic Trials in Louisiana

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Boxing for Christ bantamweight boxing and Olympic hopeful David Navarro, 19, speaks of his accomplishments before the Hemet City Council, Tuesday, Nov. 12. With him is Boxing for Christ founder Sonia Ramos. Tony Ault photo
Boxing for Christ bantamweight boxer David Navarro, 19, has been invited to compete at the Olympic Trials in Lake Charles, Louisiana, Saturday, Dec. 7, after qualifying in the USA Boxing National Tournament. The public announcement was made by Boxing for Christ Sonia Ramos during the Nov. 12 Hemet City Council meeting. Navarro appeared before the council and said, “I’ve been boxing since I was 5 years old. My dream has always been to make it to the Olympics, so here I am now and I’ve come a long way. So far, I have over 150 fights and seven losses. I’ve come a long way and now need the support of the valley.” The council and audience applauded Navarro for his accomplishment through Boxing in Christ, which is headquartered in San Jacinto. “What we are asking (the cou
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