Evan Sanchez

Boxing

Weight class: Flyweight/110lbs/50kg

Current city: Fresno, California

Hometown: Fresno, California

Birth year: 1998

Height: 5’6’’

Coach: Omar Sanchez 

Gym: Fresno PAL

Occupation: Student

Began boxing: Evan started boxing at age 8 because he was really shy and wanted to use boxing to gain confidence

Most memorable career achievements: Earning a place on the 2013 National Team after earning gold at 2013 Junior World Team Open

Biggest inspiration: Omar, Evan’s dad and coach, because his actions are inspiring and Evan strives to be like him 

Greatest asset in the ring:
Movement
 
Keoni is motivated the most by: His family

Favorite boxer: Floyd Mayweather because he is very skilled

Biggest goals in boxing: To be part of the 2016 Olympic Team and win gold

Biggest goal outside of boxing: To have good grades in school 

Favorite part of the Olympic Training Center: The food and rigorous training 

When Evan is training, he likes to listen to: Hip-Hop

Did you know?
  • His favorite color is blue
  • He likes to wear Jordans 
  • He loves video games
  • His favorite hobby is eating 
If Evan could travel anywhere in the world, he would travel to: France 

Favorite food: Tacos and pizza 

Favorite TV show: SpongeBob

Career Highlights

2013 JUNIOR WORLD TEAM OPEN CHAMPION
2013 VICTORY DAY BRONZE MEDALIST 


2013
Junior World Team Open: dec. Jospeh Cuellar, Tulare, Calif., 29-19 in finals
Victory Day Tournament: lost on points to Djachenko, UKR, 2-1, in semifinals