Ex-boxing champions inspire youth through training, guiding them away from past errors

Second chance champions

By Jason Beeferman, Qi Zhao and Rika Kojima Medill Reports A former heavyweight champion, Fres Oquendo, and an Olympic bronze medalist, Nate Jones, have joined forces to teach boxing to teenagers and kids in Melrose Park, Ill. Boxing provided a safe haven during their troubled past as teenagers. Their mission is to teach disciplines keeping […]