The Forgotten Fights of the Kalamazoo Boxing Academy
July 16 at 10:00 am
An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 18, 2022
Traces the history of the academy while focusing on fighters who recount their personal experiences, Feb. 5–Sept. 18.
Broken into 12 “rounds” in tribute to the structure of a boxing match, the exhibit will trace the history of the Kalamazoo Boxing Academy while focusing on fighters who recount their personal experiences there. Details about the gym and the communal living space at the house will be uncovered, along with stories about the fighting techniques and philosophies of the trainers that made the gym in Kalamazoo unique and successful.