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  • Boston.com Article on Peter Welch's Efforts to Build Back Up Sport of Boxing

    On April 22, 2013, Boston.com did a story on Peter and his efforts in reviving the sport of boxing. South Boston boxing trainer hopes new league will revive sport By Mike Anderson, Globe Correspondent In the six years since he opened his South Boston boxing gym, Peter Welch has trained dozens of young fighters – not only in the techniques of boxing, but in the mental discipline and confidence needed to succeed as athletes. But Welch, a former boxer who was recently inducted into the South Boston Hall of Fame, says it’s not easy moving young boxers from the area...

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  • Boston Magazine Review of Peter Welch's Gym in South Boston

    Boston Magazine Interview with Nick Nelson, General Manager of Peter Welch’s Gym. BFM: Your membership base keeps growing on a monthly basis. What is your secret? NN: Our classes and workouts are authentic. We work hard to vary our workouts at all times so you never know what you’ll be doing that day. We stand behind our product in terms of delivering REAL workouts that a fighter would do. Boxers are some of the most conditioned athletes on the planet, and we’re delivering results on a daily basis. BFM: What do you say to folks who are intimidated to walk...

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  • Dropkick Murphys "The Boys Are Back" Video

    The Dropkick Murphys video "The Boys Are Back" which was filmed at Peter Welch's Gym in South Boston, MA was released today on the MTV U web site. Here's the review: Hot on the heals of their popular holiday video for “The Season’s Upon Us” Boston’s Dropkick Murphys are already out with another cool new video for “The Boys Are Back” off their Signed And Sealed In Blood LP. Directed by Mark Higgins, the clip features healthy doses of boxing and bagpipes along with the pure Beantown punk that only the Murphys can deliver. Enjoy, it will kind of make today feel like Friday....

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  • Peter Welch's Gym Hoodies Back In Stock

    A new shipment of Gym Hoodies has arrived at our fulfillment center with back orders being processed this weekend for a Monday ship date. Per requests additional sizes are being offered. Accordingly, the Peter Welch's Gym Zipped Hoodie is now available in XXL and XXXL.  The Hoodie was our most popular seller over the holiday season.

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  • DropKick Murphys Video The Boys Are Back at Peter Welch's Gym

    Photos from Dropkick Murphys "The Boys Are Back" video shoot at Peter Welch's Gym in South Boston.   Dropkick Murphys – The Boys Are Back Lyrics The boys are back The boys are back The boys are back And they’re looking for trouble The boys are back The boys are back The boys are back And they’re looking for trouble The boys are back The boys are back The boys are back And they’re looking for trouble The boys are back The boys are back The boys are back And they’re looking for trouble Standing on the highway, … I’m...

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