Central District Boxing Revival 2012 takes over the ring Saturday at Garfield CC


Central District Boxing Revival, 2011 from Gretchen Burger on Vimeo.

It’s time for the annual Cappy’s Boxing Gym Central District Boxing Revival. Saturday at Garfield Community Center. Watch amateur boxers of all ages take to the ring for a community boxing event that only happens in the Central District.

Details from Cappy’s:

Cappy’s Boxing Club, a 501(c)3 will be hosting it’s 3rd Annual Central District Boxing Revival on October 6, 2012.

This USA Boxing sanctioned event will match amateur boxers, ages 8 to 34, from clubs all over the Northwest region. There will be a special guest appearance by The Total Experience Gospel Choir. Additionally, there will be music throughout the event by DJ Joy, food by Jemil’s Big Easy food truck, and an art exhibition by the Cappy’s Boxing Club.

The event will take place at the Garfield Community Center at 2323 E. Cherry. Doors open at 5:30PM and the main event starts at 6PM. It’s only $5 for adults and and kids under 5 are free.

Proceeds benefit Cappy’s Boxing Club, a non-profit club, which has provided local amateur boxers with the opportunity to train for Olympic level competition and develop the skills and confidence to face their fears in and out of the ring.

Please contact Vanessa at [email protected] for more information or see www.boxingrevival.com.

CAPPY’S BOXING GYM WEBSITE:  http://www.cappysgym.com

VIDEO OF LAST YEAR’S EVENT:  https://vimeo.com/32417448

FACEBOOK PAGE:  http://www.facebook.com/BoxingRevival

Here are some excellent portraits of two Cappy’s boxers who will be in the ring Saturday, courtesy of Truman Buffett:


One thought on “Central District Boxing Revival 2012 takes over the ring Saturday at Garfield CC

  1. Some day I would like to take the time to try to box like that. What a great opportunity.