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ALERT! Famed and Fabled Gleason’s Gym Will Re-Open at 5:00AM ET



Hear ye, hear ye, one and all, boxing beings and otherwise.

Gleason’s Gym will re-open at 5:00AM ET, Wednesday, September 2nd. That is Wednesday morning, by appointment only.

Click THIS LINK to get a slot. Please call ahead to book a time, since the gym is limited to 33% capacity.

Call 718-797-2872, to book a workout slot at Gleason’s.

Here is how the “new normal” setup will look. The gym will have 90-minute training slots, 10 of those per day per day. 35 people (ie 33% of capacity) can take part in each 90 minute block.

Walk-ins will be accommodated, if there is space, but booking ahead is much preferred.

NOTE TO ATTENDEES: Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to scheduled slot so we can take your temperature, and you can fill out a questionnaire. That is required every time you come to the gym. People must wear masks at ALL times, 6-ft social distancing is in effect, sanitizer will be used copiously, wipes too…all measures to ensure maximum health and safety will be utilized!


Editor/publisher Michael Woods became addicted to boxing in 1990, when Buster Douglas shocked the world with his demolition of the fearsome Mike Tyson. The Brooklyn-based journalist Woods has covered the sport since then, for ESPN The Magazine,, ESPN New York, RING, and he was editor of from 2007-2015. Woods is also an accomplished blow by blow and color man, having done work for Top Rank, DiBella Entertainment, EPIX, and numerous other organizations.