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The Michigan Golden Gloves Tournament of Champions kicked off last weekend and Muskegon Boxing Club continued its presence at the annual event for the state’s toughest boxers.

Muskegon Boxing Club has six boxers on the docket and two were successful last week and four more will battle on Saturday at the DeltaPlex in Grand Rapids.

Abel Vilchis Mendoza captured his bout with Shane Alexander in the Elite Novice, 176 weight class.

Joshua Moskalweski also captured his bout against David Gordon last week in the same class as Mendoza.

Consequently, Mendoza and Moskalweski will battle against each other in Saturday’s semifinal round.

Drew Southland (147) and Colton Campell (189) will also be fighting on Saturday.

Check out video highlights from last week’s event shot by Clinton Walker.

*The featured photo at top is of Drew Southland, shot by Clinton Walker.