OAKLAND -- Straight Forward Club, a youth development program designed to deter young people from drugs, violence and juvenile delinquency, will host an USA Amateur Boxing event 1 p.m. Saturday at the new Champ Nation Boxing Gym.

The event is meant to attract young people to the sport of boxing, which teaches discipline, respect, hard work and commitment in a safe haven at the gym.

The show will feature 15 boxing matches with boxers from Oakland and across California. All USA registered boxers are welcome to participate.

The Champ Nation Boxing Gym is 2635 Magnolia St., Oakland.

Admission is $15 for adults, and $10 for youth. Proceeds will benefit the SFC Boxing Youth Program. For more information and sponsorship opportunities call 415-573-5791, email sfcboxinggym@att.net, or visit www.champnationboxing.net.



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