This past weekend marked the 2nd Annual Dreamland Boxing Master’s World Championship, a two day tournament hosted by Dreamland for Masters fighters (age 35+) all over the world. In the two years that we’ve hosted the tournament, we’ve had participants from USA, Australia, Canada, Austria, Russia, England, Germany, Argentina, and all over the US! Due to how difficult it is to get matched up, many of these fighters travel to compete and do it for the pure love of the sport. Many come without coaches and are assigned one at registration. I volunteered to help and ended up working 35… Read More »Dreamland Boxing Masters World Championships (2019)
Thursday nights are filled with sparring from gyms of all over at the Crumlin Boxing Club (Dublin, Ireland). Headed up by 2x Irish Olympian Phil Sutcliffe Sr., the gym has had a who’s who of pro boxers come through this gym. His son, Philip Sutcliffe Jr (14-2) has also had a successful pro career. Walking in the gym, I see professional boxer Lynn Harvey, wrapping a young kid’s hands, and am welcomed by Phil Sutcliffe and Bra Brady, who I see photographed in pictures of him sparring in the 1960s. Olympian Katie Taylor once trained at this gym, before winning… Read More »Thursday Night at the Crumlin Boxing Club
Cork, Ireland ??. Loved seeing this boxing wall of honor at Bishop Lucey Park of Cork fighters, honoring many such as Paddy Martin, Tommy Hyde, Mick Leahy, Jack Doyle, and Albie Murphy.