• We trained at the world's most famous boxing gym with the man who has trained 19 world champions - here's what it was like

    19 days ago - By Chron

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    Gleason's Gym in Brooklyn, New York is arguably the world's most famous boxing gym, having trained everyone from Muhammad Ali to Floyd Mayweather Jr.
    Anyone can train at Gleason's Gym - most of the members today are regular New Yorkers learning how to box
    We trained with Hector Roca, who has trained 19 world champions along with actors like Hilary Swank and Wesley Snipes
    Gleason's Gym in New York City is a "mecca" of boxing, due not only to its storied history, but also its world-class trainers.
    Since the gym opened in 1937, Gleason's has helped 134 world...
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  • The owner of the world's most famous boxing gym reveals what Muhammad Ali was like

    The owner of the world's most famous boxing gym reveals what Muhammad Ali was like

    19 days ago - By Business Insider

    Bruce Silverglade is the owner of Gleason's Gym, arguable the world's most famous boxing gym
    He has a lot of stories from working with boxing's biggest stars
    Silverglade spent a lot of time with Muhammad Ali during the final days of career and called him a "typical boxer"
    Legendary boxer Muhammad Ali may have passed away last year, but he is far from forgotten at Gleason's Gym, arguably the world's most famous boxing gym .
    As a mecca of boxing for more than 60 years, Gleason's was usually Ali's gym of choice when he came to New York to train. All over the gym are photos of Ali's biggest...
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