News & Updates
April 29th, Miami Beach, Florida Anthony Joshua scored a spectacular TKO over former undisputed Heavyweight Champion Vladimyr Klitschko after getting up off the canvas to overpower the former champion. He accomplished this in fron of 90,000 fans at the Wembley Arena in London, England with fany former champions sitting at ringside. Along with his 11th round victory, excitement seems to… Read more »
The local Miami icon and former Professional Boxer and Donato De Martiis is now a permanent fixture at The World Famous 5th St. Gym. Check out his bio below. Contact Donato directly at 305-713-3616 Even at a very young age combat sports were always Donato’s passion. He began training as a teenager in martial arts and became an Aikido black… Read more »
Posted on February 11, 2015 In: News & Updates
5th St. Gym and Roots of Fight have partnered up for an exclusive vintage T-Shirt featuring the GOAT Muhammad Ali (then Cassius Clay) with the original 5th St. Gym logo. The limited edition T-Shirt was introduced this year and already has taken off like gangbusters. #TeamTony representing 5th St. Gym today at the UFC fight night in Sweden joining otherUFC… Read more »
Dab Tyler and Fres Oquendo attended the 52nd WBC Convention in Las Vegas, Nevada where they lobbied for 5th St. Gym Fighters and get some training in at the same time.
5th St. Gym sweeps in December. Bilal Laggounne wins the EBU European Crusiserweight Championship in Croatia, Johnny Frachey KO in Moldova, Adriana Lima leads the Victoria Secrets show in London and Roxane Teixeira is victorious. Congratulations to all of our wonderful Champions.
Bernard “The Alien” Hopkins is the oldest fighter to win a championship and just recently stopped by to begin or continue training at the 5th St. Gym. He gave some pointers to Adriana “The Angel” Lima who is no stranger to a pair of boxing gloves or hard training. Since it’s inception, the 5th St. Gym has always attracted… Read more »
Coming in September is our new location on 1434 Alton Rd. right next to Panera Bread directly across the street from Lime. New Ring, New bags, new custom top of the line mats, a pro shop with state of the art boxing gear. Dino Spencer, Nick Liedel, Tom Tsatas and Guy will all be there. Stop by and visit!
Tom Tsatas writes a scathing response to head ESPN Boxing writer Dan Rafael. After Dan Rafael wrote a denigrating article on 5th St. Gym trained fighter Fres Oquendo possibly fighting WBA World Heavyweight Champion Wladimyr Klitschko, 5th St. Gym Co-Owner Tom Tsatas responded with a response Rafael found disheartening. After posting the article to in an attempt to humiliate Oquendo… Read more »
Posted on February 21, 2013 In: News & Updates
Luis “Baboon” Palomino (born October 9, 1980) is a Peruvian American mixed martial artist who competes in the lightweight division, having formerly fought in the featherweight division. A professional MMA competitor since 2006, Palomino has most notably fought in Bellator Fighting Championships where he competed in the Bellator Season One: Featherweight Tournament. Palomino is the first man to have ever knocked out Gesias Cavalcante. Baboon is now an official member of the… Read more »