One thing you should know about me is that I’m a huge boxing fan – and I’ve amassed a fair bit of boxing merchandise over the years and I wanted to instill this into the hall.

Now I’ve laid two thirds of the hall out with judo mats and the final third will be a gym area – and it’s around this area that I’ve put up some of my boxing posters.

imageI’ve got a few boxing gloves signed by boxing World Champions – one from middleweight champ Chris Eubank and another from his rival Nigel Benn; one from Marvelous Marvin Hagler; another signed by heavyweight champ Frank Bruno and one from Joe Frazier – and the piece dimagee resistance, The Greatest boxer of all time, Muhammad Ali.

I’ve also got a painting of Ali v Frazier’s Rumble in the Jungle, a small collage of Ali and a bigger portrait size plaque of the great man.

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All of these are in the archway mentioned in my Locker Arch post.

Posters of famous boxing matches include Bruno v Lewis (1993), Holyfield v Bowe (1992) and my favourite (and ultra rare poster) Hagler v Leonard (1987).

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Finally I’ve put up some small signed photos from some of the boxers I’ve had the pleasure of meeting.

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Once the whole hall area is complete with punchbags, jump ropes, weights, etc. I think it will look the biz.

i hope you agree. 🙂

 

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