Local boxer Mena advances to national tournament

LAS VEGAS — Medford's Jose Mena earned a berth into the Golden Gloves National Tournament after winning the 178-pound final by unanimous decision during regional competition on March 14 at Barry's Boxing.

He was one of two Oregon boxers — Portland's Lorenzo Caldera being the other — to advance to nationals, scheduled for May 12-17 at the Las Vegas Hotel and Casino.

Mena trains for Fearless Boxing in Central Point.

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