Gilbert “Cuate” Sanchez started Waco Boxing Club in 1972. Cuate’s brothers, along with John Garcia, the late Jose Lerma Sr, and the late, Jerry Guffey, Sr. helped to mentor and coach many boxers for several years. My name is Jaime Lerma and I have been a part of this legacy Since 1978, competed as an amateur for 13 years, won numerous Regional and State USA/ABF and Golden Gloves titles, and fought and traveled with the USA Boxing Team, along with Chris Byrd.

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