Devin Haney and Victor Morales Win Gold in the Dominican Republic
(COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO.) – Devin Haney (Las Vegas, Nev.) and Victor Morales (Vancouver, Wash.) opened 2014 international action in style with gold medal victories at the 2014 Internacional de la Copa de Boxeo Ruddy Zapata in Monte Plata, Dominican Republic. Daniel Gonzalez (Moreno Valley, Calif.) and Suray Mahmutovic (Daly City, Calif.) also claimed hardware, taking bronze medals in the international event.
Haney, a two-time Junior and Youth Open champion, defeated foes from Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic en route to his international gold medal in the Dominican Republic. Morales, the Outstanding Boxer from the 2014 Junior and Youth Open, recorded wins over two home nation opponents on his way to his first international gold.
Coach Jacob Najar (Indio, Calif.) served as the coach for the international event in the Dominican Republic.