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Kensington: Boxing Holds on to Legacy Despite Influence of MMA

Kensington: Boxing Holds on to Legacy Despite Influence of MMA

Boxing in today’s Philadelphia is not what it once was. On Dec. 10, 1968, Joe Frazier defended his world heavyweight title against Oscar Bonavena inside the city’s Spectrum. The 3-1 favorite, Frazier, won by unanimous decision after 15 rounds. With 10,000 spectators watching the fight, the excitement of boxing in Philadelphia was at an all-time […]

 

Amateur Sports: Five Places You Need To Know

Amateur Sports: Five Places You Need To Know

Sports have long been America’s favorite pastime. In a city so colorful and populous, it’s no wonder that Philadelphia has a rich amateur sports culture. From a vibrant history to a colorful modern day scene, here are five places that sports fanatics in Philadelphia should know about. Fairmount Park Fairmount Park has long been a […]