Thursday, August 17, 2017

Free Amateur Boxing Events Coming This Month!

There are two amateur boxing events that will be free to the public coming up in the next two weeks.  On August 18-20, there will be the return of the Mayor's Cup Boxing Tournament which will take place at the Raymond Recreation Center located at 3725 10th Street in Northwest DC.

The Mayor's Cup has been a very noteworthy tournament over the years that has involved many of the Beltway's current and former world champions.  On Friday the 18th, the first bout will begin at 6 PM ET.  On Saturday and Sunday, the action gets underway at noon.

Then on Saturday, August 26th, there will be the boxing event that will take place during the 10th annual Cease Fire Don't Smoke The Brothers and Sisters cookout at the Upshur Recreation Center at 14th and Arkansas Avenue in Northwest DC.  The event offers free food and health checkups and proposes a six-month moratorium to stop the killings in the city.  The cookout begins at noon and the boxing card will start at 3 PM.

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