I have been boxing at the 20th Street Recreation Center
-- Denver's oldest public recreational facility -- for more than four years. And while the boxing fitness class is a relatively new addition, 20th Street has also been home to a legendary competitive boxing program for over seventy years, one that has attracted everyone from Sonny Liston to Mike Alvarado to young contender Shon Mondragon. But as I describe in the current Westword
cover story, "On the Ropes,
" that era may be ending.