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A boxing cathedral, yuppified

TweetThose who go to the former Gleason’s gym these days aren’t there to fight, but to stay in shape for its own sake: When Gleason’s left Manhattan in 1986, the gym had 200 members, 90% of whom were competitive fighters. Not a single woman belonged to the gym. Top-end pros like Gerry Cooney and Roberto […]