Wisconsin Boxing

Our mission in Wisconsin is to positively impact aspiring athletes both male and female by providing them with guidance to achieve a higher performance while developing personal discipline, a sense of community pride and involvement and strength of character through the sport of amateur boxing

Boxing Profile
Name:  Juanita Evette Chavez

Hometown:   Racine,WI

Age:  15

Month you were born:  June

Height:  5 ft 2 in

Weight:  141.5 lbs

Coach's Name:  Tonga McClaine and Steve Golden

Gym Name: Golden Touch Boxing Club

​School: Racine Horlick High School

Grade:  10th

Titles Won: Ranked 3rd in the nation, 2 time Ringside Champion,
Wisconsin State Champion


​College:  Carthage College 

Music Group: Drake

Song:  Champion

Drink: Gatorade

Getting to know Juanita Evette Chavez

How did you get involved with boxing?

My mother knows Steve and Steve told my mother that he was opening a gym.  I had already been interested in boxing so I went to the gym. 

How old were you when you began boxing?


What do you love most about boxing?

The gym is like another family 

What is your strength in the ring?


What are your goals in and out of the ring?

My goal in boxing is to become an Olympic Boxer. Outside of the ring is to finish school. 

What are your hobbies outside of boxing?

Basketball and running 

Do you play any other sports?


Who is your greatest influence and why?

Tonga because he has been through a lot and he has taught me a lot, he is more than a coach. 

What is something interesting about you that most peopledon't know? ​

I love going to church.  It make me feel good and refreshed. 

How many brothers and sisters do you have?

2 sisters and one brother, I am the 2nd child. 

Does any one else in the family box?

My younger brother, Ernest. 

Who are your mentors?

My coaches Steve and Tonga 

What do you like about our LBC?

Everyone talks to each other and is hands on.​

What do you think is a quote to live by?

Let your faith be stronger than your fear 

What is your happiest moment in boxing?

The first time I won the Ringside Tournament

If you had the chance, who would you like to meet?

Mike Tyson, he's fast and strong. 

How could you describe your life in three words?