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Digest: Lorenzo 'Truck' Simpson wins his sixth National Silver Gloves championship

Digest: Lorenzo 'Truck' Simpson wins his sixth National Silver Gloves championship

Lorenzo "Truck" Simpson, 15, of Baltimore won his sixth Ringside Boxing National Silver Gloves Tournament Championship on Saturday at the Hilton Garden Inn in Independence, Mo., and he learned a lesson in doing so.

"Towards the very end of the last round, I got knocked down for the first time in my life," Simpson said. "I was winning the whole fight, and I figured I had the fight won, but that's when I got caught. I'm glad I won the fight, and I get to go back home with another championship. It just goes to show that you can't relax at all until that final bell rings. Everything is a learning experience for me, and I plan to work on things...

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