Gleason's Gym: OTR fighter Kathleen Porter fought at Gleason's 7th Annual Masters Tournament in Brooklyn, NY on the 26th of August. Kathleen won by unanimous decision, bringing home a belt to add to her collection.
New Jersey Masters Boxing Championships: Ten OTR fighters traveled to Atlantic City to compete in the New Jersey Masters Boxing Championships from October 21-23. Team OTR came home with five belts as well as awards for best overall team and best female fighter of the tournament (Kathy Lyons).
On The Ropes sent four fighters to the Rude Dog Master’s Championship last weekend in Brooklyn, Connecticut. All of our fighters had awesome fights and the team brought home three belts.
The exposure and experience our fighters gain from these tournaments are invaluable. As we continue to build out our fighter program at On The Ropes we’re grateful for the opportunity to participate in events like this. If you have fought or have aspirations of fighting one day, contact us for more information about our training program and fight schedule!
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Jaime “The Hurricane” Clampitt capped a banner weekend for CES Boxing Saturday night with a unanimous decision win over Kim Wabik at the Crowne Plaza Hotel; her first victory in nearly a decade.
Clampitt (23-5-2) came out of retirement last summer, two years after being inducted into the International Women’s Boxing Hall of Fame. On Saturday night she headlined CES Boxing’s 2022 debut and its inaugural event at the Crowne Plaza.
Flanked by longtime promoter Jimmy Burchfield Sr., CEO and president of CES Boxing, Clampitt capped the event – appropriately titled “Rhode Wars” – in...more
On The Ropes fighter Annie Riecke fought on December 7 in the Belles of the Brawl event organized by Haymakers for Hope in Boston. Haymakers for Hope's mission is to raise money and awareness for cancer research, care, and survivorship through amateur charity boxing events for first-time fighters. Special thank you to Haymakers for Hope for putting on a fantastic event for a great cause. We're so proud of Annie, she had the fight of the night and came home with the win!
Haymakers for Hope is looking for the next group of courageous men and women to train in some of the most elite...more
On the Ropes brought seven fighters to the third annual Atlanta Classic, a females only amateur boxing event hosted by Sweet Science Boxing Club in Atlanta, GA. What a great experience! For some of our fighters, this was their first sanctioned event. We can’t thank Sweet Science Boxing Club enough for putting on such a well-executed, safe event for all of our athletes.
Several fighters came home with championship belts and the team was awarded the “Best Overall Team” accolade. We’re so proud of how all of our fighters performed; the experience everyone gained was invaluable. As we...more
Joe Kayata, NBC 10 News
Jaime “The Hurricane" Clampitt-Hayes is one of the most decorated female boxers of all time, electrifying fans across the nation.
The four-time world champ finished her 13-year pro career with a 22-5-1 record.
Now, she will be inducted to the International Boxing Women's Hall of Fame this summer.
"It means a lot because of all of the years and dedication I put into the sport,” Clampitt-Hayes told Sports Team 10. “I think recognizing female boxers and female athletes is huge, and it's a huge success for me.”
For Clampitt-Hayes, moving from her home town of Canada to...more