Detroit, MI On Tuesday, February 18, 2014 The Kronk Gym Foundation continued to fulfill upon its mission to promote healthy active, lifestyles through education, recreation and mentor-ship through partnering with Marion Law Academy and The Adrian Tonon Project to provide mentor-ship.
Lanardo Tyner of Detroit, a world-boxing champion, was one of the three professional boxers who volunteered his time. Tyner says “when I was in school I remember the school would have an assembly the blue pigs would come in and thy would always give us hope, its hard to explain”, he mentioned, “I would always leave school after an assembly with the feeling of hope and feeling good about myself, if I can give that kind of hope back to our youngsters, sign me up!” Continue reading
Detroit born Lanardo Tyner made a victorious homecoming on Friday night, by dramatically stopping Angel Hernandez in the tenth round, to become crowned the new World Boxing Union (WBU) Welterweight World Champion at the Naser Beydoun’s Darkside Productions promoted RUMBLE ON THE RIVER event, which took place at the Masonic Temple in Detroit.
Reigning WBC United States (USNBC) Champion Lanardo Tyner is set to face Angel Hernandez for the vacant World Boxing Union (WBU) Welterweight World title, at the Masonic Temple in Detroit, Michigan this coming Friday.
Tyner won the USNBC National title with a sensational first round stoppage of Charles Hatley in August 2012. The Houston, Texas based fighter then went on to successfully defended his crown in May last year, with another stoppage victory, this time with just seconds remaining of the final round against Tyrese Hendricks. Continue reading