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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 »

  Power Kix Martial Arts will be celebrating its 20 year anniversary in May of 2013!     READ MORE In May 1993, Olympic Gold Medalist Arlene Limas opened her 1st Tae Kwon Do school in Stafford, Virginia.  The first location had limited space and only a handful of students to start.  In just a few years a larger school… Read more »

Angelo and Emanuel dueled against each other when Leonard fought Hearns. Today they talk about it in heaven. Between them they lived a combined 158 years and along with fellow friend Bert Sugar 233 years between the three. I mention this because it is ironic that the three true legends of boxing, (and life) would all leave us within 9 months. It… Read more »

Glen Johnson, 43 year old Miami resident, known as the “Road Warrior”, was Boxing Writer’s Association 2004 Fighter of the Year, the world’s highest boxing honor. He is a two time World Champion at light heavyweight. After 70 professional fights, Glen Johnson has retired from competition. Now, this sure “Hall of Fame” inductee is available to a select clientele for… Read more »

Fres is back in action on November 21st to defend his WBA Fedelatin Belt! From In the main event of Bobby Hitz Promotions Fight Night at the Horseshoe Casino in Hammond, IN, longtime heavyweight contender “Fast” Fres Oquendo (35-7, 23 KOs) of Chicago, IL, defeated rugged journeyman Robert Hawkins (23-20, 7 KOs) of Philadelphia, PA, via 7th round TKO… Read more »

Muhammad Ali trained at the 5th St. Gym under the tutelage of his trainer, our mentor, the greatest Boxing trainer of all time and the man who’s name is synonymous with this gym, the one of a kind, Angelo Dundee. 65 Years later we continue to abide by the same motto of training here. Angelo guided him as Ali became the most… Read more »

MIAMI BEACH (CBS4) – At the famed 5th Street Gym on Miami Beach Tuesday Anthony Gales slugged away at a punching bag, a fight poster of “Smokin’ Joe” Frazier and Muhammad Ali hanging on a wall nearby. Gales was not yet born when Frazier and Ali were fighting each other in the 1970′s, but he has seen every one of… Read more »

Edward Villella: the dancing boxer

Posted on September 26, 2012 In: News & Updates

Miami City Ballet’s Edward Villella takes a journey back to the boxing days of his youth with 5th St. Gym’s Matt Baiamonte. The former amateur boxing champion returned to the boxing landmark, strapping on gloves for the first time since his days at New York Maritime College…

Women’s Classes Now Available

Posted on September 25, 2012 In: News & Updates

5th St. Gym now offers classes designed for women who want to get fit and kick a little butt at the same time. Stop in or call to get started!

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