Fuchs loses split decision to #1 ranked fighter in Golden Gloves tournament

Fort Lauderdale, FL - Ginny Fuchs stepped up a weight class and advanced to the national semifinals of the Golden Gloves Boxing Tournament before losing in a split decision to Christina Cruz, the #1 ranked boxer at the 119-pound weight class.

Ginny decided to fight at the 119-pound classification in order to face opponents that she will like see in the 2016 Olympic Trials which will be held in February 2015.

Prior to facing Cruz, Ginny defeated Samantha Salazar and Leese Daniel in earlier fights in the tournament. Ginny won both fights by unanimous decision.