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Kid gloves

Local program gives tykes from 3-13 a taste of the ring

By Stan Grossfeld
Globe Staff / April 27, 2004

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It was the best Good Friday that 5-year-old Ryan Adduci ever had. He got to wear massive 16-ounce boxing gloves and a silk bathrobe with "John P. McKeon Post" written on the back. He got to have Vaseline smeared on his face and fight in a real boxing ring with 500 fans in attendance. He had a grown-up trainer in ... (Full Article: 928 Words)

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