3899 E Manhattan Blvd.
Thursday, July 4, 2019 | 1:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
A celebration and recreation of the world-famous Willard vs. Dempsey fight that took place 100 years ago in Toledo!
The free, family-friendly day-long event, which is sponsored by Crestline Paving and Excavating, includes:
Junior Golden Glove amateur bouts.
Displays from eight boxing gyms with information and free educational sessions for children.
DJ, food trucks, drinks, t-shirts, and other merchandise for sale.
A recreation of the world-famous fight with professional actors trained by Chicago-based fight director Charles Coyl. A portion of the stadium will be built by volunteer help from the Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio Regional Council of Carpenters Local 351. Fred Lefebvre of WSPD-AM 1370 will be the announcer.