The Macon-Bibb United Boxing Club is hosting a boxing tournament at Freedom Park at 3301 Roff Avenue on Saturday, February 9. Entry is just $15 and children under 5 are admitted free. Doors open at noon, and the bouts start at 1:00 p.m.
Fifty matches are already scheduled with competitors from Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Florida, and Alabama.
Ten of the competitors train at the Macon-Bibb United Boxing Club.
“This is the biggest event we’ve ever had in the arena. We’ve gotten calls all the way from Baltimore, Miami, and Houston about how signing up, but we are already full,” says James Hand, Center Supervisor for Freedom Park.
“Our reputation is growing in the Southeast, and every event, we get more and more interest,” he said.