Name: Marcus Browne
Weight: Light heavyweight/178 lbs
Hometown: Staten Island, N.Y.
Coach’s name: Gary Stark, Sr.
Club name: Atlas Cops N Kids
Began boxing: At 13, I followed my friend, N'Watchi Hartley, to the gym. He was hit by a car and killed in 2008, but he's with me and pushing me to succeed every round of every fight.
Career Highlight: 2010 National PAL Champion
Did you know?: I like to spread positive energy in my community and motivate youth
2012 U.S. Olympic Team Trials Champion
2010 National PAL Champion
2012 USA Boxing National Champion
World Championships: stopped Yoshitsuna Okada, JPN, RSCH-1 (:15) in first round;
dec. Levan Guledani, GEO, 10-6, in second round; lost to
Egor Mekhontsev, RUS, 14-6
U.S. Olympic Team Trials: dec. Sean Bettencourt, Stoughton, Mass., 12-4; dec. Jeffery Spencer, Fort Carson, Colo., 11-8; dec. Jerry Odom, Bowie, Md., 30-26; dec. Siju Shabazz, Las Cruces, N.M., 14-12