Dallas PAL Boxing Team Tie for 2nd Place!!


The Dallas Police Athletic League competed in the 2nd day of the Battle in Big D tournament today. All four fighters in today’s tournament won their fights! They are Joshua Valadez, Carlos Contreras, Oliver Badillo, and Angel Melendez.

The tournament was held at the Janie C. Turner Recreation Center located at 6424 Elam Road.  Fighters came from as far as Nebraska to compete in the 1st Annual Battle in Big D tournament!

The top team to win overall came from the Irving Police Department PAL team. Fighters of Dallas PAL tied for 2nd place  team  overall. Male fighter of the night was Angel Melendez of Dallas PAL.

The tournament was hosted by Dallas Pal, City of Dallas Parks and Recreation, and Friends of the Janie C. Turner Recreation Center.  A big thank you to all the volunteers who helped make this event a big success!