Tuesday, September 10, 2013
DC Hosts Arnold McKnight Amateur Boxing and Kickboxing Invitational Saturday, September 14 at Takoma Community Center!
The third annual Dr. Arnold W. McKnight Amateur Boxing and Kickboxing Invitational and MMA Exhibition event on Saturday, September 14 at the Takoma Community Center located at 300 Van Buren Street, NW in DC.
This event is in honor and memory of Dr. McKnight, who was the longest-tenured chair of the DC Boxing and Wrestling Commission, serving from 1993 until his passing in July of 2007. Dr. McKnight's vision was to create a higher platform for mixed martial arts and kickboxing in DC while maintaining the high standard for boxing in the city. This will be a free event that will have food, games and fun for the whole family. The event will get underway at 9 AM and run until 6:30 PM.
Sponsors of the event include the DC Boxing and Wrestling Commission, the DC Department of Parks and Recreation, the Amateur Kickboxing Federation, the Yamasaki Academy and the Potomac Valley Association of USA Boxing.