Ashley Reyes Forgotten Fury report and photos Esteban Erik Stipnieks

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Lets be blunt both Patricia Cuevas and Ashley Reyes would not be caught dead competing in in some of the more rowdy spring break celebrations. They are not potential bikini contest participants or victors.  They are not what you would call pin up girl material from a physical beauty point of view. On the other hand they both have the quality of inner beauty that is hard to find. The great irony is that when Patricia Cuevas was defeated by Ashley Reyes she was defeated by a young woman very much like herself with more experience.  Please note that Patricia shone in the National spotlight!

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Ashley Reyes has fought in Golden Gloves before. She began training at Scholar Warrior local pro Valeria Flores on the pro side and Trinity Student Anneke was gym mate on the amateur side. This was before Patricia Cuevas even began training. If you want a surprise this McArthur grad is studying……take a guess at San Antonio College. The answer is Physical Therapy.

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Ashley reportedly exploded in the ring early on then Patricia realized she had a fight. Patricia Cuevas rose to the occasion but not enough to secure a victory. Ashley early on had done enough to create the ground by a victory. The kicker is neither Ashley nor Patricia for all they ferocity in the ring give a clue to it outside. Like many other female boxers they are polite kind mild mannered people who can……

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Oddly enough Ashley is now gymmates with arguably the next potential Olympian who strikes a familiar style to another local female and in February was the subject to more controversy….more on her later.

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