Boxing getting big again in Thunder Bay
Boxing is enjoying a revival in Thunder Bay as local fighters make their presence known at boxing cards in Canada and the United States
Leading Edge Boxing, located at Thunder Bay’s Centre of Change, formerly Hillcrest High School at 96 North High St., promotes the sport for both recreational and more serious fighters.
In the competitive sphere, 30-year-old Suvi Riekko of Leading Edge Boxing, fighting in a 145-pound bout, recently won a unanimous decision over Kim Putzier of St. Cloud, Minn.
They battled each other at a Minneapolis event on Dec. 7 at Uppercut Gym.
(For the full story, please see the Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013 print edition of The Chronicle-Journal, or our Digital Epaper. You may subscribe to the electronic version by clicking at the icon at the top right corner of this page.)