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Our Philosophy

Gym time is precious, people work hard to stay in shape, to reduce body fat and to fill good about themselves. Feeling good about yourself is a good thing.

Our credo is “A demanding workout should give outstanding results”. With boxing training, you get it all, Cardio,  muscle tone, incredible reflexes, strength and knowledge which leads to better living habits.

Our Story…

…Goes back a long way, over three decades in the boxing business. Founder and president, Aurelio Martinez started boxing in the early 70’s as an amateur and turning professional. Martinez Retired from competition in 1986 but not from the sport. He opened up a gym in the basement of his business and called it the ‘Catacombs’.

Not only did he open up the gym and put together a stable of boxers, but he also began to Promote the sport and held some of the biggest and memorial events in the history of Colorado. Today Martinez continues to be active in boxing with the Denver Boxing Academy, a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization and continues to promote boxing events under the banner of InsideBoxing Promotions.

The Denver Boxing Academy has three outstanding trainers, Martinez himself, Evenezer Lopez and James Moreno.

Meet the Team

Aurelio Martinez

Aurelio Martinez

Founder & CEO

Evenezer Lopez

Evenezer Lopez

Trainer

James Moreno

James Moreno

Trainer