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5/25/12 - Patch Article. "Contender's First Boxing Coach Paints a Picture", Dobry Commissioned to do Portrait of Pug's Alumni, Mike Lee

5/26/12 - Chicago Tribune Article: 'On The Canvas', Dobry's Portrait of Mike Lee

    

5/25/12 - Pug's Owner & Head Trainer, Gary Dobry showing new work @ Packer Schopf in Chicago

5/16/12 - PR - Gary Dobry @ Packer Schopf Gallery : June 1st thru July 7th, 2012

 

5/12/12 - Chicago Tribune article: Pug's Boxing Club's Head Trainer, Gary Dobry, Exhibiting New Paintings at the Packer Schopf Gallery in Chicago, June 1 - July 7, 2012

Pug's Hall-of-Famer, Ricky Lanas vs. Montell Griffin

3/8/12 - Pug's Chris Hill Moves on to the Semi-Finals in the 2012 Chicago Golden Gloves

1/29/12 - Pug's  Prospect Chris Hill Victorious at University Club

11/17/11 - Chicago Tribune - Smokin' Joe Frazier and Pug's Boxing Club @ The School of Hard Knocks

10/26/11 - Chicago Tribune - Youth Boxing at the School of Hard Knocks

10/19/11 - Patch Article -Pug's High-Schooler a Wrestler who Boxes

9/26/11 - Northern Illinois University will host guest artist Gary Dobry, Head Trainer @ Pug's Boxing Club, whose work is currently on display @ The Jack Olson Gallery in the show "Inked". Dobry will speak on Monday, September 26, at 5:00pm

9/7/11 - Patch Article - Cary-Grove's Chris Hill Stands Out at Pug’s Boxing Club - Click here for article

8/29/11 - Pugs' Boxing Club's Head Trainer, Gary Dobry, will exhibit some of his paintings in 'Inked: Tattoo Imagery in Contemporary Art' @ Northern Illinos University. Read article by clicking here

6/9/11 - Chicago Tribune article, "Two Heavyweights Show Their Canvases". Pug's Head Trainer Gary Dobry exhibits new work with blues legend Bumble-Bee Bob Novak at the Zhou B Art Center in Chicago

11/6/10 - Chicago Tribune article, "Life After Ed Paschke and Henry Miller, Solo Exhibition, Gary Dobry, Zhou B Art Center, Chicago, 11/19-12/14/10

6/1/10 - " Mother and daughter spend quality time together at a boxing gym in Crystal Lake

3/25/10 - Pugs' Hall-of-Famer, Jeff Lanas meets-up with his old nemisis, Roberto Duran

1/13/10 -"She Stays Trim with the Help of a Boxer's Workout", Chicago Fitness Examiner

12/08/09 - Pugs' Boxing team starts training for 2010 Chicago Golden Gloves

8/15/08 - NW Herald; Dobry Opens New Gym in Crystal Lake!

3/15/06 - Chicago Tribune; Obed Sullivan on Comeback trail

2/27/06 - Dobry signs deal to train former NABF & IBF heavyweight champ OBED SULLIVAN

11/19/05 - Where did Olin Kreutz learn to punch like that?

11/16/05 -Chicago Tribune article - Kreutz boxing coach steps up

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Pugs' Head Trainer, Gary Dobry (9/11/11)

Trainer Tony Prignits & Pug's Prospect Chris Hill (2012)

WBC Lightweight Champ David Diaz &  Bill Heglin

The Castro Brothers, Pug's 7 & 12 yr. old Jr. prospects    

Pugs' CutMan Lorenzo Meyer & James 'Lights-Out' Toney   

Pugs' Hall-of-Famer, Golden Glove Champ, John Venesanakos

 Pugs' Hall-of-Famer Jose Hernandez

 

         Jose & Tony

Pug Hall-of-Famer, current light-heavyweight contender, Mike Lee

 

   Pugs' Hall-of-Famer, Rick Lanas

  Pugs' owner Gary Dobry (r)
  Buzz Kilman, Radio Legend (l) 

Pugs' Cut-Man Extraordinaire, Lorenzo Meyer (cornering  in Smokin' Joe Frazier's last fight vs. Jumbo Cummings)

   (l) Pugs' Hillary Slater

  Dobry & Danny Bonaduce

Jimmy Younan, Danny Bonaduce, Gary Kruse, Pat Gavin & Pug's owner, Gary Dobry

Pugs' Owner Gary Dobry (l)& Gary Kruse (r)

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       Kingdom Come
        by Gary Dobry

   

 

                         TRAINING CAMPS

     MAKE THE SCHOOL OF HARD KNOCKS HOME!

The School of Hard Knock's Owner/Operator, Gary Dobry

The School of Hard Knocks in Crystal Lake, Illinois, is the home of Pug's Boxing Club. The gym is also available to trainers and other boxing teams not affiliated with Pug's Boxing Club. If you are a trainer with a fighter, or a stable of fighters, or a coach of a boxing club or team in need of a state-of-the-art boxing facility where to train, The School of Hard Knocks has everything you're looking for: 20ft. X 20ft. competition boxing ring, heavy bags, speed bags, state-of-the-art weight room, cardio-vascular amenities (treadmills, transports, etc.) and an outside running track. There is also the opportunity for your fighters to spar with the members of the Pug's Boxing team.

  

Rates

1 fighter       : $129/month

2 - 4 fighters : $249/month

5 - 9 fighters : $399/month

For more information, contact Gary @ The School of Hard Knocks, 815 356 6572 or pugsgym@aol.com

  

           

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last updated: 11/12/14

                   The School of Hard Knocks Boxing Academy * 824 S. Main St., Crystal Lake, Il., 60014