LET’S GET READY TO RUMBLE…FLOYD MAYWEATHER, SR. HONORED AT BLUE’S GYM
World famous professional boxer and acclaimed World Champion Trainer, Floyd Mayweather, arrived in Grand Rapids to a warm welcome by fans and supporters of Blue’s Gym where a special honor awaited him. The newly renovated gym including new boxing rings, punching bags, an MMA cage and a host of modern fitness equipment, included a larger than life size mural of Floyd Mayweather Sr. and his son Floyd Mayweather, Jr.
The tribute to world class champions included the naming of the training facility as the Floyd Mayweather, Sr. Training Center. The event included an induction of 8 year old Xzayvier Burchard, who is suffering from serious medical complications. Marines including Johnny Ortiz presented him with honorary honors.
Recent support from Mayweather has area youth of all ages, racial and ethnic groups and gender working out together and celebrating the great gift of a Christian values centered gym dedicated to helping youth develop their boxing and self defense skills as an alternative to the streets, trouble and incarceration. “We have to give our children a chance to discover their talents through physical fitness and sports.
Boxing, kickboxing, karate, Jujitsu, MMA fighting, wrestling, Zumba, Spinning and other workouts give all of us a chance to develop our minds and our bodies. The mix of our patrons shows us that God is ever present in our lives showing us how to get along and respect each other,” said, Dino Newville. He continued, “Floyd Mayweather, Sr. has made it possible for us to continue our mission of working with kids to fill the gym and empty the prisons…we thank him from the bottom of our hearts…he is a true example of what a Christian heart has at its core…may God bless him and the Mayweather family always!”
Celebrating with Floyd Mayweather, Sr. at Blue’s Gym in Grand Rapids, MI. at special dedication and recognition ceremony for his continued support of keeping kids in the gym and out of trouble! Blue’s Gym has a new Boxing Ring, New MMA Cage and many boxing bags in the world class boxing gym thanks to Floyd.