Boxing event packs ‘em in at Red Shield in Modesto

May 24, 2014 

— Fighters young and old from throughout the Central Valley converged Saturday on the Salvation Army Red Shield Boxing Show.

Among the 20 bouts at the organization’s recreation center, light heavyweight Nathan “The Tank” Sharp of Modesto made his amateur debut against Merced’s James Walters. Marco Delgado had a light heavyweight fight against southpaw Edwin Barr of Fresno,while America Berber battled opponent Daisy Bamberger.

The event, aimed at helping children and young adults build self-esteem and keep them off the streets, is scheduled to take place again Aug 2.

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