TSL Presents: Inside The Philly Boxing Spirit

Just like you cant tell the story of America without mentioning Philadelphia, the same goes for the history of boxing.

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Just like you cant tell the story of America without mentioning Philadelphia, the same goes for the history of boxing. 

Philly & Boxing

The City Of Brotherly Love has arguably produced the greatest pedigree of boxers coming from one U.S. region. From iconic names like Joe Frazier and Bernard Hopkins to current stars like Danny Garcia, the Philly fighting spirit is passed down to each generation. 

We traveled to the City of Brotherly Love to explore what makes Philadelphia an institution in Boxing culture and how the sport of pugilism is a reflection of the people itself. 


Kyle Harvey is a writer, producer and the current managing editor of The Shadow League. Host of the Points On The Board podcast, and a proudly washed college athlete, Harvey had previous stints at Slant News, The Bleacher Report, NBC News, and theGrio. Originally from Wilmington, DE, Harvey graduated from North Carolina A&T State University.