Friday, February 1, 2013


Bishop Ford High School will host the Daily News Golden Gloves on Friday, February 15th. Doors will open at 6:45 p.m., with the first bout starting at 7:30 p.m. Tickets cost $25 each and can be bought at the door.

The first night of the tournament was on Wednesday at B.B. King Blues Club. The finals, for the first time ever, won't be held at Madison Square Garden. They're scheduled for Barclays Center on April 18th and 19th.

The oldest boxing tournament in the U.S. for amateurs, the Daily News Golden Gloves is in its 86th year. Bishop Ford has held Golden Gloves events for more than a decade. Bishop Ford High School is at 500 19th Street, between Prospect Park West and 10th Avenue, in Windsor Terrace.

The Daily News Golden Gloves website is at