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Fort Belknap Amateur Boxer Wins Silver Gloves National Championship


February 26, 2020

BreeAnn Cochran displays her 2020 National Silver Gloves Title Championship belt.

The first female from the Fort Belknap Indian Reservation to win a national championship in boxing, eleven-year-old BreeAnn Cochran captured the 119 pound 2020 National Silver Gloves Title in Independence, Missouri, on February 1. On February 10, the Fort Belknap Indian Community (FBIC) Tribal Council honored Cochran for her distinctions along with Frank LaTray, the first male national boxing champion from Fort Belknap.

Cochran, who is a member of the Hays Amateur Boxing Club, defeated Emily Ball of Pine Bluff, Arkansas, by technical knockout after the second round of the title bout to capt...

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