Calderon Hitman Boxing Gym in Phoenix fighting to remain open

Johnny Jackson's dream is to become a professional boxer.

Six days a week you can find him training at the Calderon Hitman Boxing Gym in Phoenix. However, these days may be numbered. The gym he calls his second home is in desperate need of funds.

George Calderon is the owner and trainer at the gym. He has been a mentor to boxers such as Johnny, and hopes to help him achieve his goal of becoming a professional.

George also trains dozens of younger kids in hopes to give them discipline and keep them off the streets. He offers a cheap alternative to more expensive boxing gyms in the valley.

His generosity has left him struggling to afford new equipment, and possibly even the gym. 

"If this gym was taken id feel devastated, this is my life right here," said George.

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