On February 25th, live from the Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino in
Breen would tell you that promoting the noble art is not his cup of tea, and in a department of the game with such a sulphurous whiff of risk and let-down at times, that`s understandable. “I`m first and foremost a boxing coach,” says the man who ranks Dave McAuley as the best of Ireland`s world champions, better even than Barry McGuigan.
“Fight Klub” lets guests test their chops with a variety of boxing-related activities, including one-on-one training sessions with an experienced instructor inside a full-size Everlast boxing ring. Speed bags, jump ropes, heavy bags and padded punching mitts are also available.
The injury led to Mesi being suspended indefinitely by the Nevada Athletic Commission, which bars licensing boxers who have any history of brain bleeds.
Mesi is scheduled to arrive in San Juan on Saturday, when he will be formally presented his license by Jose Penagaricano, chairman of the Puerto Rican Boxing Commission. Although an opponent has not yet been signed, Mesi`s bout is tentatively scheduled for April 1 in Guaynabo, a city just outside of San Juan.