A 23-bout amateur boxing event was held in an ice rink converted to a boxing ring at The Gardens Ice House in West Laurel last month.
The June 28 event, featuring 49 boxers ages 9 to 34, had one match on the card with women boxers, where Amelia Moore won a three-round decision against Nerissa Turner. It was the second time this year that Moore, a billing accountant for AutoNation on Route 1 in Laurel, beat Turner.
The June event at The Gardens was run by Tony Jeter, who grew up in Laurel and is a pro boxer. He now helps to run Club Fitness 1, where Moore trains.
"It was a great event. The people at the Gardens were really nice people," Jeter said. "This is...