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Mayor Warren names day for boxing champ
Rochester, N.Y. A Middleweight Boxing champion who grew up in Rochester now has another title under his belt: Mayor Lovely Warren named June 24 Willie Monroe, Jr. Day.
Monroe has 18 wins and one loss in his boxing career after graduating from School of the Arts. He currently mentors students at the Rochester City School District and Rochester recreation centers.
Monroe also won gold at the Empire Games, the New York Golden Gloves, three national titles and almost made the 2008 Olympic team before going professional.