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Welcome To Champions Choice Boxing

I'd like to take this opportunity to welcome you to this web site and let you know a little about me, and why I developed this site. My name is Mike Kilmer. I was born and raised in Los Angeles, California area and presently live in South Dakota. I am the Athletics and Activities Director for a residential treatment center, Sky Ranch for Boys, in the Northwestern part of the state. I have a devoted interest in the sport of Boxing and have been running a gym and coaching both amateurs and professionals for about 25 years. The Champions Choice Boxing gym is in Spearfish, South Dakota.  I coach the gym with the help of many other people. The Champions Choice Boxing Gym has had great success with its boxers. I believe that anyone can learn to Box, but even more important I believe that the sport of boxing can greatly help in the developing strong ,well-adjusted youth with strong morals and values.

I have two sons who compete in the amateur divisions who both continue to train with desires to make the US Olympic team. I hope this site will continue to improve the levels of communication for other athletes and coaches so they may be informed of what is going on the in world of amateur and professional boxing. I would like to take just a moment to give credit and express my admiration to a few individuals whom have helped me over the years and continue to be my greatest friends.

First of all, I would like to thank my wife, without whose help I would not be able to achieve any of my goals. She not only can fill the place of me as a coach, but does all the things that I just can’t seem to get done.
Stoney & Chet
Kenny Weldon is probably been more influential and given me more knowledge into the Sweet Science of boxing. With his abilities to teach both athletes and coaches and making them understand the simplicities and correct techniques of both defense and aggression. I will always continue to learn from him and will know that the sweet science is to be able to hit your opponent from the farthest distance away with maximum leverage without being hit.
Thanks Kenny. 

Most of all I would like to thank both my sons, Stoney and Chet, whom have always been there to help me and any other athletes in any way that they could. Thanks guys.

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2013 National Championships to feature New Rules and Age Groups

(COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO.) – The 2013 USA Boxing National Championships will be an event unprecedented in the tournament’s prestigious history. For the first time, the nation’s premier Olympic-style boxing event will showcase five different divisions in men’s and women’s action with new age groups being introduced in to national action. The 400-plus boxers currently registered for the tournament will be broken up into the men’s and women’s elite, men’s and women’s youth and men’s senior divisions for the week-long tournament in Spokane, Wash.

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Complete Results of the Region 4 2013 Silver Gloves Championships.

Here is the total results of the 2013 Region 4 Silver Gloves Championships.



85 LBS Kylie Kilmer SD
105 Belle Brings Plenty SD


65 lbs Marcus Grinnel SD
70 lbs Derick Gonzales WI
75 lbs Adrian Contreras ND

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Region 4 Silver Gloves Championship Results for Saturday Jan. 12th 2013

A special thanks to all the athletes, coaches, officials and helper for traveling and coming to the Regional Silver Gloves at the Martinez Boxing Gym in Rapid City , SD. There has been nothing but great bouts and without all of you this tournament could not be as success. Thanks. 

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Be advised that there are Winter Storm Warnings for Western South Dakota Friday January 11, 2013. For those of you traveling to Rapid City for the Regional Silver Gloves Tournament we recommend you get on the road early as Tournament will take place as scheduled and times will be enforced. Please be extremely careful and make to to travel with the appropriate supplies such as coats, blankets, flash lights and food. See you at the tournament.

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Letter from USA Boxing



Dear USA Boxing Membership,
USA Boxing is starting the New Year off with a very important event for Junior boxers. USA Boxing would like to send a final reminder to Junior athletes, ages 15 and 16, to register for the 2013 Junior World Team Open being held in Reno, Nevada next week!

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What's Happening with USA Boxing?


What's Happening with USA Boxing?
Problem: USA Boxing is under the gun to either reform or they will shut us down. This threat comes from both AIBA and the USOC. Their word for it is "decertification."
What it means: USA Boxing would cease to exist. The national office would close. Athletes and clubs would have to buy their own health and liability insurance, if they could find someone who would sell them a policy.
Most state athletic commissions would demand to regulate shows. The cost of a single show would go from the present sanction fee to as high as several thousand dollars.
Many clubs would be forced to close. Some boxers would migrate to other sports. Many boxers would be lost to the streets.

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