Joe Manteiga

Joe Manteiga
Boxer and trainer

Born in São Miguel, Azores.
Based in Toronto.

Sully’s Boxing and Athletic Club, 1024 Dupont St., Toronto

There are lots of different classes of people here. Almost all kids… I have a lot of women fighters… Immigrants I have lots. Portuguese too… They are really good. But when it comes to fighting, they don’t want toJoe Manteiga

Sully’s is Canada’s oldest and most storied boxing gym, where Muhammad Ali, George Chuvalo, Lennox Lewis and other boxing legends trained. Since 1999, this non-profit socially-conscious gym has been owned and managed by the Azorean immigrant Joe Manteiga, a former amateur boxing champion.


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