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St. Cloud Boxing and Wrestling Club aims to aid training

Group: St. Cloud Boxing and Wrestling Club.   Origins: According to Scott Kelm, owner and operator of the Downtown Gym in St. Cloud, the Boxing and Wrestling Club began with regular meet-ups in the St. Cloud State University wrestling room in 1983. Seven years later, the group added boxing to the mix, and after appealing […]

Pankration gives Sun Devils shot at MMA world

by Matt Culbertson published on Friday, October 19, 2007 STING LIKE A BEE: Christian Grosinsky, 25, of Tempe practices a punch sequence with ASU nursing graduate Lars Havens at the Student Recreation Complex. Pankration is a form of mixed martial arts that includes wrestling, kickboxing and other forms of fighting. “Where else can you choke […]

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Tony Grano Boxing the Hard Times

by Robert Mladinich Considering the fact that undefeated heavyweight Tony Grano of Hebron, Connecticut, didn’t begin boxing until he was 20 years old, he’s come a long way in a short time. The former high school wrestling star, now 5-0-1 (5 KOS) as a pro, won a slew of amateur titles and was considered a […]