Nicholas Jefferson was eight years old when he first walked through the doors of the Al Davies Boys and Girls Club, home of the Tacoma Boxing Club, just as Olympic and world champions – Leo Randolph, Sugar Ray Seales and Johnny Bumphus, to drop a few names – had as kids before him.
It’s an old story. Boy laces on gloves, boy falls in love.
“Man, you can get in a fight and not get in trouble?” he marveled. “Where do I sign up?” Read more.