BOXING: Krystal Dixon Named Female Boxer of the Daily News Golden Gloves Tournament
2013-04-19 – Brooklyn, NY- Krystal Dixon (Mt. Vernon BC) defeated Jessica Kenul (Team Free Form) 5-0. From the opening bell, Dixon and Kenul showed they meant business. There was no ‘feel-out’ moments, no dancing, no grand-standing, just good old-fashioned toe-to-toe boxing. At times, Dixon found herself on her heels as her opponent kept coming. But some well placed jabs, hooks, uppercuts and movement around the ring helped Dixon bruise and tire her opponent.
In the end, Dixon, the New Rochelle product heard her name announced as the winner, her second consecutive pair of Gloves, an elated Dixon leaped for joy. The super heavyweight was also named the P.C. Richard and Son Female Boxer of the Tournament. “I proved to people I could amount to something,” an overcome Dixon said. “A lot of people said I couldn’t succeed. I’m so proud of myself.”