CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - Mental health is often a taboo topic for men, a few community leaders want to change that.
The event is titled ‘Brawl for a Cause’ and is set to take place on Aug. 3 at Euclid Heights football stadium.
Renowned fitness trainer Phil Weeden will be one of the fighters in attendance.
It will be his amateur debut; his last bout he shocked the crowd when he knocked out his opponent in just 13 seconds.
As a person who battles depression this upcoming fight is personal.
Weeden will be the main event that night, fighting alongside local kids who will also have something to prove.
“Boxing is helping our young boys and girls with building self-esteem, and confidence as well as tackling health and weight issues,” mental skills, Calvin Love of Little Giants said.
Tickets for the event are as low as $10 for students and $25 for general admission.
Follow Dominique Paramore to keep up with details as the fight approaches.