News / Peter Welch

  • 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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  • South Boston Sport's Hall of Fame Inducts Peter Welch

    by Kevin Devlin (SouthBostonOnline.com) Peter Welch has dedicated his life to boxing and will continue to do so for future generations. Peter Welch was recently inducted into the South Boston Sport’s Hall of Fame, and is proud to be in such select company. Peter is the son of Midge Crowley and Bobby Welch. His wife is Joanne and they have three children, Peter, Joyce, and Ella. When Peter was young, his family moved to “F” Street and lived with cousins until they moved into the Old Colony Development where he grew up. From the very beginning Peter loved the game...

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