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Rolling with the punches, II MEF Marines take on the MACE Boxing Program

U.S. Marines are training to peak physical levels in order to be eligible to compete in matches against other athletes in the sport of boxing. II Marine Expeditionary Force’s Martial Arts Center of Excellence boxing program was a pilot program restarted in 2020 and has since been able to showcase four of its fighters recently at the USA Boxing National Championship in Shreveport, Louisiana. Joseph Higgins, the head coach of the II MEF MACE Boxing Program, said that over the course of the year this program has made great strides and has been able to showcase its fighter’s performance…
A pair of gloves are placed outside the boxing ring during a training session for U.S. Marine Corps boxers on Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, N.C., April 20.

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Author: Sgt. Jesus Sepulveda Torres

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