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Rojas Jr. and Valle Depart for Gee Bee Tournament Today

March 03, 2019, 9:09 a.m. (ET)

2018 USA Boxing Elite welterweight national champion Freudis Rojas Jr. (Las Vegas, Nev.) and 2018 runner-up Marques Valle (Wesley Chapel, Fla.) head to the 38th annual Gee Bee Tournament in Helsinki, Finland today.

The tournament, which runs March 7-10, will feature some of the worlds top boxers in the prestigious competition.

This marks the second international tournament of 2019 for Rojas, the 2017 Elite World Championships bronze medalist, while this will be Valle’s international debut for the first year elite boxer.  USA Boxing Head Coach Billy Walsh (Colorado Springs, Colo.) will lead the duo throughout the tournament.

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Team USA Roster

69 kg: Freudis Rojas Jr., Las Vegas, Nev.

69 kg: Marques Valle, Wesley Chapel, Fla.

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Freudis Rojas

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