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Monday – Friday
8:00am – 1:00pm
3:00pm – 9:00pm

Saturday
10:30am – 2:00pm

Sunday
Closed
 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

About Us

Bert Wells started his boxing career in sunny Fort Lauderdale Florida at the Lauderhill parks and recreation club.

The story: Bert was playing basketball at a near by apartment complex when his friend Tony was walking by on his way to the Lauderhill Park and recreation center. Bert asked Tony what was he going to the park to do? Tony replied, I going to boxing practice. I replied Tony you can't box. I bet you can't whip me. Needless to say that challenge started Bert on his boxing career. I was under the tutelage of Chico Rivas, Chico taught me not only boxing but also how to gain respect. Because of my boxing style/ quick hands and feet I earned the name of Sugar Bert. I continued to win (Florida Sunshine State games, Golden Gloves) to name a few of my accomplishments. Then I experienced my first life changing experience. My father was diagnosed with Cancer, during that same time my mother moved to Atlanta Georgia. I moved in with my father and continued my schooling at Dillard High School and my career as an amateur boxing. During my amateur career in Florida I was able to train with/ meet some of my idles such as Sugar Ray Leonard, Alexis Arguello, Trevor Berbick. My second life changing event was the day my father passed away. I continued to box and upon my graduating from Dillard High School and moved to Atlanta. I then met Tedd Grace/ Bernard Styles who took me under there tutelage and began to polish me up like a diamond. My third life changing event was the day my daughter (Blaire Kristin Wells) was born. I began to focus on being a father/ provider and hang-up my boxing gloves. I received a call from coach Bernard Styles and he asked if I had time to come by the boxing gym (Paul Murphy Boxing Gym) to train with some of the youth. I said yes and that began my second level of boxing as a coach, after a years or so passed by I began to train/ manage pro's (Anyetei Laryea, Charmine Carrington, Cortney Patterson) just to name a few. In my travels I met/ talked with Bert Sugar. That was the birth of "Sugar Bert's Boxing Academy"..
 


 

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