Third-ranked Jamal ‘Shango’ James took another step last Saturday toward a chance at a world welterweight belt.
For the past 25 years, South Minneapolis’ Circle of Discipline (COD) has built an enviable rep for using its boxing ring to go the distance for the community. Last Saturday, more than one hundred supporters streamed through the organization’s doors at its Lake Street location to celebrate its silver anniversary.
Boxing, for the first time since 1973, returns to the Minneapolis Armory this Friday. The building in its heyday was the regular home for pro and amateur boxing — Sugar Ray Robinson among others once fought there and it once housed the five-time NBA champions Minneapolis Lakers before they “caught the last train for the […]