Nasty Knuckles Presents: "Drop the Gun, Pick Up the Gloves"

Published July 29th, 2019 by Shawna

In today’s modern world, violence seems to be a recurring solution to altercations among the youth, even resulting in murder. This past weekend Triple-O sponsored a boxing tournament at Nasty Knuckles Boxing in the heart of Rochester.  The event is a nationally recognized event which promotes anti-violence and positive resolution methods. The event attracted amateur boxers from Jamestown, NY to Philadelphia, PA. Sports are a powerful tool to harness stress, anxiety, and frustration. Rochester Police Chief Mark Simmons states the warmer weather also plays a role in the increase of violence, especially with the short warm months here in Rochester. 

Owner of Nasty Knuckles Boxing Robert Jiles Sr. stated “we've got a lot of things going on in the city, we wanted to get everybody together and have a good time with no issues.” What an honor to have played a small part in making this event such a success. 

Here at Triple-O, we don’t just work in this city, this is our home. As a business, we work hard to support great causes like this one all throughout Western NY and beyond. Check out what other local events we support here.

To check out photos from the event, check out our Facebook page

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