The gym is set to open January 1st, 2018 and will be located at 1426 West 3rd Street in Davenport. 

Edwards says he wants to help cut crime in the community by providing an after school option for local kids to get in shape and learn about boxing. 

Boxing helped Edwards channel his anger at a young age, and was something that he says put him on the right path in life. It eventually propelled him to an undefeated professional fighting record. 

A Go Fund Me page has been set up to help pay for equipment. If you would like to donate, just visit this link: