Thursday Night at the Fights is a club boxing event, with a weekly card from October through April, and is judged on pro rules. There are seven fights every Thursday -- two mixed martial arts matches and five boxing bouts. The range of fighters goes from first-timers to boxers with hundreds of matches under their belts. It's become a way for young men to become proud sportsmen who display raw aggressive nerve. The personal stories of many of the fighters are inspiring, whether they box to stay off the streets, out of prison, or to become role models in their communities. Read the full article on Alaska Dispatch: bit.ly/alaskadispatchthursfights

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