The final two victories of the day were just as impressive. Heavyweight Jared Anderson (Toledo, Ohio) took all the judg- es cards over Finland’s Keener Aliu. Middleweight Lorenzo Simpson (Reisterstown, Md.) grabbed his own unanimous decision victory during his bout against Italy’s Tyson Aloama. Anderson will face Russian Aleksei Zobnin, while Simpson steps into the ring against Yan Zak of Israel. The fifth member of Team USA to box today, light heavy- weight Alexis Espino (Las Vegas, Nev.) lost a close split deci- sion victory against Kushtrim Veseli of Austria. Angel Martinez (Rockford, Ill.) will make his tournament debut tomorrow against Nursultan Nuridenov of Kazakhstan. Team USA joins over sixty of the world’s best youth male box- ers looking to showcase they are the future of amateur boxing at the 2017 Brandenburg Cup. Head Coach Jeff Mays (San Antonio, Texas), Tim Back (Cincinnati, Ohio) and Manny Nava (Hawaiian Gardens, Calif.), as well as National Teams Manager Jess Luscinski (Colorado Springs, Colo.) are leading the team in Frankfurt Oder, Germany.
August 3, 2017 Results 52 kg: Derry Noble, Vacaville, Calif./USA won by TKO over Umar Bajwa/GER, TKO 75 kg: Lorenzo Simpson, Reisterstown, Md./USA dec. over Tyson Aloama/ ITA, 5-0 81 kg: Kushtrim Veseli/AUT dec. over Alex- is Espino, Las Vegas, Nev./USA, split 91 kg: Jared Anderson, Toledo, Ohio/ USA dec. over Keener Aliu/FIN, 5-0 91+ kg: Richard Torrez Jr., Tulare, Calif./USA won by TKO over Pavel Jan/CZE, TKO
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