The Ringside World Championships holds its 15th annual amateur boxing championship tournament at the Independence Events Center through Saturday. More than 1,000 bouts take place on six rings for boxers 8 years old and older. Eric Priest of Olathe (left) reacts Thursday as referee Gabriel Alarcon indicates he is the winner in a men's youth novice bout for 17- to 18-year-olds against Ryan Atwood of Eureka, Mo.
The Ringside World Championships holds its 15th annual amateur boxing championship tournament at the Independence Events Center through Saturday. More than 1,000 bouts take place on six rings for boxers 8 years old and older. Eric Priest of Olathe (left) reacts Thursday as referee Gabriel Alarcon indicates he is the winner in a men's youth novice bout for 17- to 18-year-olds against Ryan Atwood of Eureka, Mo. JILL TOYOSHIBA JTOYOSHIBA@KCSTAR.COM
The Ringside World Championships holds its 15th annual amateur boxing championship tournament at the Independence Events Center through Saturday. More than 1,000 bouts take place on six rings for boxers 8 years old and older. Eric Priest of Olathe (left) reacts Thursday as referee Gabriel Alarcon indicates he is the winner in a men's youth novice bout for 17- to 18-year-olds against Ryan Atwood of Eureka, Mo. JILL TOYOSHIBA JTOYOSHIBA@KCSTAR.COM

1,500 boxers compete in 2015 Ringside World Championships

August 06, 2015 09:04 PM