An Underground Boxer's Struggle

BX Fight Club is an underground boxing tournament that takes place in an industrial section of the South Bronx in New York City. With it's motto of "Gloves Up, Guns Down" and expensive prizes, donated by famous rappers and jewelers, it creates an outlet for young men to resolve frustrations, issues and anger amongst each other in the ring and not behind a gun. Chris Cunningham is a Queens native and an amateur boxer that participates in BX Fight Club. He won BXFC's second tournament.

This story was featured in The New York Times.