| Shemuel Israel Pagan|
The Chosen One/ Shem
| April 23, 1988 (age 27)
Brooklyn, New York, USA (1988-04-23) |Shemuel Pagan Wikipedia
Shemuel Pagan is a professional boxer in the Lightweight division. He is trained by his father, Robert Pagan. He is currently training at Sadam Ali's gym in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn. Shemuel Pagan is a Puerto Rican American of strict Jewish faith.
At The Age Of 16 He once gave Zab Judah, former welterweight champion, a black eye in sparring. He did the same to Elio Rojas, a featherweight titlist who made it known he was taking Shemuel lightly in workouts.
He holds an 89-19 career amateur record.
Accomplishments in Amateur Boxing, Titles Won by Years2002 & 2003 Ringside National Champion @ KC, MO;
2003 Junior Golden Gloves Finalist @ Syracuse, N.Y.;
2003 National Boys summer Classic Champion@ Augusta, GA;
2003 Junior Olympics N.Y. Metropolitan Champion;
2003 N.Y. State Silver Gloves Champion @ Rochester, N.Y. & Silver Gloves Northeast Regional Champion @ Oneonta, N.Y.;
2004 Junior Olympics N.Y. State Champion & Northeast Regional finalist @ Lake Placid, N.Y.;
2004 Games of Texas Champion;
2004 & 2005 Ringside World Champion @ KC,MO.;
2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, New York Metropolitan Champion @ N.Y.C.;
2005 Under 19 National Champion @ Colorado Springs, CO.;
2005 International Bronze Medalist @ Tamere, Finland,
2006 Under 19National Finalist Silver Medalist @ KC, MO.;
2006 U.S. Northeast Regional Champion @ Utica, N.Y.;
2007 U.S. National Championships 3rdplace Bronze Medalist @ Colorado Springs, CO;
2007 International Tournament Cheo Aponte 3rd place Bronze Medalist @Caguas, Puerto Rico;
2007 Title National Champion @ Memphis, Tenn;
2007 Al Brown Invitational Champion @ Atlanta, GA;
2007 National P.A.L. Champion & *Outstanding Male Boxer open division winner* @Oxnard, CA.
2007 Long Island Amateur Boxing Champion;
2007 U.S. Olympic Team Trials 3rd place Bronze Medalist @ Houston, Texas, *Chosen as an alternate @ 125 lbs and allowed to train with 2008 Olympic team;
2008 U.S. Northeast Regional Champion @ Lake Placid, N.Y.;
2008 U.S. National Championships 3rd place Bronze Medalist @Colorado Springs, CO;
2008 International Tournament Cheo Aponte 2ndplace Silver Medalist @ Caguas, Puerto Rico;
2008 National P.A.L. Championships 3rd place Bronze Medalist @ Oxnard, CA;
2006, 2007, 2008 Empire State Games Champion @ Rochester, N.Y. & Westchester County.
2009 National Golden Gloves 2nd place Silver Medalist @ Salt Lake City, Utah.
2009 Platinum Gloves Champion.
2005, 2006, 2008. 2009 2010 New York Daily News Golden Gloves Champion.
On August 21, 2010, Shemuel made his professional debut as a lightweight at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. The bout will take place on the undercard of Tomasz Adamek versus Michael Grant.