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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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  • 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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  • South Boston Apparel from Southie Fighter

    Southie Figher celebrates the formal and informal rugged history of Boxing in South Boston. Kicking off the brand is the Street Fighting Tournament tshirt and Street Fighting Tournament Cap.

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