ALEXIS ROCHA, of the TKO Boing Club, recently beat his opponent from Colorado to win the gold medal in the Regional Silver Gloves championship held in Pasadena, CA. The following day he flew to Reno, NV to compete in the Jr. World Boxing Tournament, where he beat Edgar Berlanga of Brooklyn, NY, in the finals to win the gold medal there as well. He will be training at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, CO in July to prepare for a competition in the Ukraine in August.
Alexis has been a member at TKO for approximately 2 ½ years ago and is trained by Coach Hector Lopez. He is a 15-year old student at Segerstrom High School. His older brother, undefeated Ronny Rios, who fights for Golden Boy Promotions, recently won the NABF championship belt at Fantasy Springs Casino which was televised on Showtime.