Grand Avenue Boxing Gym
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8333 NE Russell
Portland, OR 97220
About Oregon Golden Gloves Boxing
Every year since 1926, in 87 cities across the United
States, a series of statewide Golden Gloves Amateur
Boxing tournaments take place. These tournaments
qualify winners to advance to the annual National
Golden Gloves Amateur Boxing Championships and from
this event advance to the Olympic and National Teams.
Such notable boxers to win the prestigious Golden
Gloves events include Sugar Ray Robinson, Cassius
Clay, and Rocky Marciano.
The Grand Avenue Boxing Gym
has the distinct honor of hosting the annual Oregon
Golden Gloves Tournament for amateur boxers and draws
the best amateur boxing talent from California, Idaho,
Washington and Canada. Many of these competitors are
nationally ranked boxers and Olympic level qualifying
About Grand Avenue Boxing Gym
The Grand Avenue Boxing Gym was started in 1949 by
Stan Loprinzi and is one of the west coasts' oldest
authentic boxing gyms. The Grand Avenue Gym is
currently owned and operated by Fred Ryan, a long-time
aficionado of the sweet science and hero of the sport.
The Grand Avenue Gym welcomes all ages, abilities and
aspirations, and is home to a stable to recreational,
amateur and professional boxers. The Grand Avenue Gym
offers training to anyone over the age of 7, and
provides a facility for boxing classes for men, women
The Grand Avenue Gym is proud to have
such notable individuals as Rocky Marciano, Andy
Minsker, Steve Forbes, Paul Brown, Alan James, Jose
Luis Gonzalez, Ray Lampkin, Cuba Gooding Jr., Rene
Denfeld, Ed Milberger, Jim Lommason, and Tom Smario as
guests, members and friends of its' community.