The University of Nevada boxing team will host the Western Regional Championships this Friday and Saturday at the Eldorado Hotel-Casino Convention Room.
Teams from Nevada, the Air Force Academy, Cal, UC Davis, San Jose State, Washington, San Francisco, UCLA, USC and Texas Southern will be competing for the right to advance to the National Collegiate Boxing Association National Championships, April 5-7 at Colorado Springs, Colo.
Nevada returns one national champion, Andrew Morales at 125 pounds.
The semifinals begin at 6 p.m. Friday. Championship bouts are scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. Saturday.
Tickets are $18 daily and are available at the Eldorado ticket office or by calling 775-786-5700.