Evacuation Day Boxing Program Is Back

Yes, it’s back, Tommy McGrath, President of the South Boston Citizens Association along with Peter Welch, owner of Peter Welch’s Gym at 371 Dorchester Ave. South Boston will again be sponsoring this year’s March 10th Boxing Show. Join us for this year’s show on Saturday Night, March 10th at the Peter Welch’s Gym, in South Boston.  Admission is free of charge to all.

The South Boston Citizens’ Association March 10th Boxing Show has been part of the events put together by the Citizens’ Association for over 75 years, and at the request of many past and present South Boston residents, the show must go on.

This year’s Boxing Show Chairman,  Suffolk Register of Deeds, Stephen Murphy, along with event supporters City Councilors Michael Flaherty, Ed Flynn Representative, Nick Collins and organizers Mike Larkin, Ed Kelley and Peter Welch, Owner of Welch’s Gym, will be looking for young boxers of all ages to participate in this year’s show. Every young man or lady who participates in this year’s show will be awarded a trophy and fight night tank top.

Tryouts will be held on Tuesday’s and Thursday’s at 7:30 pm, starting Tuesday February 6th at the Peter Welch Gym, 371 Dorchester Ave. South Boston.

All young men or ladies will be trained by expert staff including Danny Long, Tom Connors, Jimbo Curran, James Murrin, Sean Murrin, Eric Savard, Matt Alger, Elizabeth Erna, Anthony Cefalo, Tim Skolnik, Ryan White and Raf Montes.
All tryouts and training are free to every young man or lady participating in this year’s show. All boxers will be matched, by age, weight, and experience and must report to the Peter Welch’s Gym with a mouth-guard, shorts and sneaker.