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11 Otis Street, Somerville 2145.0, Massachusetts
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Somerville Boxing Club is a tight-knit community of boxers, trainers, and members of all ages and abilities. We offer training, conditioning, competition, and support to help our members achieve more, both in and out of the ring. Our whole-athlete approach has helped hundreds dig deep, get in shape, find their grit and reach their goals.

SBC was founded in 1978 by a group of boxers and enthusiasts eager to promote the sport and introduce local youth to the many benefits of training and competition. With this goal in mind, the club opened at its first location on 86 Joy Street, quickly attracting the attention of adolescents and adults looking for a welcoming environment and a serious regimen. Now in its 38th year, the club has produced successful amateur and pro-level athletes, including Heavyweight Champion John Ruiz. Even in light of its competitive success, the founding principles and mission of the club remained unchanged.

Today, SBC is home to a thriving community of boxers, trainers, volunteers, and enthusiasts, whose focus remains the development and advancement of youth in an environment that lets them achieve their highest potential in all areas of life. The club provides not only knowledge on the fundamentals of boxing but also caters to the holistic needs of the individual through mentorship, transportation to health and social services, and the emotional support of a club whose members resoundingly describe it as “a family.”