PICTURE STORIES: FIGHT NIGHT AT THE BLUE HORIZON
The Legendary Blue Horizon in Philadelphia has had a long and illustrious history of boxing. In fact Ring Magazine voted it the Number 1 Boxing Venue in the World and Sports Illustrated notes it as the last real boxing venue in the country. 30 champions have fought at the Blue, but what draws people here the most is just great fights. Most of the boxers are young pros on their way up or tough journeymen willing to risk their lives for $500 paydays. With beat up old dressing rooms and holes in the walls caused by boxers warming up before a fight electricity fills the air as the warriors get ready for battle.