Three GJ boxers go the distance

Rival Boxing Gym sent three fighters to compete on the other side of the state this weekend.

Alex Sanchez won the Colorado State Silver Gloves Title in a unanimous decision.

It's Sanchez's second title in the last three weeks. He won his bout at the WBC Amateur Unity Green Belt Challenge Finals Las Vegas.

The 13-year-old fighter will represent Colorado at the Silver Glove Regional's in California in January.

Other Rivals fighter's Brenton Swanson and Heather Cirka competed over the weekend as well.

The 33-year-old Swanson improved his professional record to 3-0 after a main even win at the Four Seasons in Denver.

Cirka, 14, captured the Greeley Battle of the Belts Title with a unanimous three-round decision as well.

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