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Sun, Mar 26


Westminster Agricultural Center

Honoring Joe "Old Master" Gans

Ring 101 is proud to support an effort to honor Joe "Old Master" Gans the first African American Boxing Champion of the World. You can be a part of this effort with a small contribution. To learn more

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Honoring Joe "Old Master" Gans
Honoring Joe "Old Master" Gans

Time & Location

Mar 26, 2023, 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Westminster Agricultural Center , 700 Agricultural Center Dr Westminster, MD 21157 USA

About the event

There will be a series of events that Ring 101 will be attending to bring awarness to the effort to honor Joe "Old Master" Gans the first ever African American Boxing Champion of the world. He was born and raised in Baltimore city. Joe worked on the eastern shore shucking oysters and though best known for being the First African American Light weight champion of the world, he was also a prominent business man. He owned his own Hotel and was a pillar of the Sandtown Community, Baltimore City.  To honor his achievements as a fighter and status as a role model Ring 101 is fundraising to honor him with a Wall Mural in Baltimore city and to errect a Statue for all to see.  To Donate go to

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