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LuisJoe Ybarra Competes at USA Boxing Elite and Youth National Championships


December 26, 2018

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LuisJoe Ybarra .

LuisJoe Ybarra Jr. and Precious Ybarra, who attend Widefield High School and box out of Ybarra's Boxing Club in Widefield, recently traveled to Salt Lake City, Utah to compete in the 2018 USA Boxing Elite and Youth National Championships & Junior and Prep Open.

LuisJoe competed in the 17-18 years old, 132lbs Youth Men Division. Precious ended up getting sick with the stomach flu and didn't compete.

LuisJoe boxed well but came up short in his bid for victory. He lost by judges' decision.

"You can't win them all, but you can train harder for the next one," he said. "This is a spo...

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