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Miami's Best Boxing Gyms to Get Your Fight On

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So you want to know how to jab, uppercut, and punch like a pro? It's time you stepped inside the ring at one of Miami's best boxing studios and gyms. The sport is definitely having a moment in the fitness world, and how could it not? You learn a bit of self defense, tone every muscle in your body, and can burn up to 1,000 calories in one session. Plus, you look like a badass because who doesn't in a sick set of Everlast gloves.

From a gym where Nicki Minaj and Little Wayne shot a music video to the world famous gym where Muhammad Ali trained, we've mapped out a tight list of boxing gyms throughout the city where you can get your fight and fitness on.

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1. SolBox Fitness Club

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7101 N Miami Ave
Miami, FL 33150
(305) 759-7685
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SolBox Fitness Club isn’t just another cardio-style boxing or bootcamp facility; SolBox focuses on teaching its customers the proper techniques of boxing and fitness to make sure they get the best out of their time. And here’s the best part about this gym: while you’re working out, you’ll listen to old school and underground hip-hop, funk, jazz, and soul music. This, coupled with the cool graffiti on the wall and a unique floor layout, will make you’ll feel like you’re boxing with the legends of the sport. The studio offers a yearround $49 special for first timers, so give this ring a go.

2. Fight Club America Doral

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8181 NW 12th St
Doral, FL 33126
(305) 592-6424
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Fight Club America has been named the gym for two years in a row by Miami New Times and with reason. Aside from housing the winner of our Hottest Trainer competition this year, Fight Club offers a number of classes at both its Doral and Wynwood studios, from sparring to boot camp, plus there is personal training and a weight room where you can workout as you please.

3. South Beach Boxing

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715 Washington Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33139
(305) 672-8262
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Here’s a fun fact about South Beach Boxing: Nicki Minaj and Lil Wayne shot their 2010 video for “Knockout” here and, if you don’t blink, you can catch the studio’s logo on her gloves. This is South Beach’s longest continuously operating gym, and although the name has changed since it was first founded in 1998, it’s focus is still on teaching you how to jab, punch, and uppercut like a pro. Some of the biggest boxing heavyweights and athletes have trained here over the years, so expect an authentic, down and dirty boxing experience at one of its 50 classes per week.
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4. Thump Fight Gym

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8100 SW 81st Dr
Miami, FL 33143
(305) 403-7325
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Boxing isn’t the only thing you can find at Thump Fight Gym. Battle rope classes, kickboxing, CrossFit and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu are all offered here, as are specialized classes for its Silver Sneakers program and boxing sessions for those with Parkinson’s Disease. This is also where Sobe Kick hosts its boxing classes in Dadeland, and there are plenty of weight machines in case you don’t feel like swinging in for a class.

5. Punch Boxing for Fitness

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1901 NW Miami Ct
Miami, FL 33136
(305) 381-0325
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At Punch Boxing for Fitness, you can find a variety of classes to choose from. There are workouts that mix calisthenics and bodyweight exercises, thirty-minute non-stop boxing sessions, lessons on the art of Muay Thai, and technical classes where you’ll learn the basics of how to box. Heck, there are even yoga classes here. The best part about this gym is that there are multiple locations in Florida, namely in Tampa, and your membership gives you access to every single one.

6. SOBEKICK

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1860 West Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33139
(305) 397-8484
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SobeKick has locations in both South Beach and Dadeland (inside Thump Fitness), and each facility offers a diverse range of classes. From Boxing to Self-Defense classes to a class solely focused on abs and butts, there’s something new everyday that will keep your workouts fresh. Plus, each class is designed for all fitness levels, so if it’s your first day boxing, you’ll fit right in. There’s a special three-day free trial, so hurry in and see if this is the ring for you.

7. World Famou's 5th St Gym

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1434 Alton Rd
Miami Beach, FL 33139
(305) 763-8110
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The original co-owner of World’s Famous 5th St. Gym, Angelo Dundee, trained Cassius Clay, most famously known as Muhammad Ali, throughout his career. Let that sink in for a minute. Since the gym opened in 1950, it’s seen Jackie Gleason, Malcolm X, The Beatles, Sean Connery, Frank Sinatra, Sylvester Stallone, and more notable celebrities and athletes walk through its doors, and while it may have moved from its original location on Washington to Alton back in 2013, it still holds the same esteem it did back then. Plus, you never know when you’ll walk in to find a legend hitting the heavy bags.

8. Mickey Demos Boxing Gym

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7520 NE 4th Ct
Miami, FL 33138
Mickey Demos, University of Miami boxing coach and creator of the Mickey Demos Fitness Method, is the designer of all the classes this gym has to offer so you know you’re getting a top tier workout each and every time. Plus, once you’re done boxing or sparring or practicing self-defense, you can grab a freshly-made grab-and-go meal that's so good you’ll think you’re cheating your diet.
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9. Hooked Fitness

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6855 SW 81st St
Miami, FL 33143
(305) 772-1063
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At Hooked Fitness you’ll really feel like you’re in the boxing ring. Each class is an hour to an hour and a half, and all exercises are based on three-minute intervals with thirty-second breaks, just like in the boxing ring. With this type of training you can burn up to 1100 calories per class, and due to the high intensity, you can even keep burning calories up to 24 hours later. Each class is limited to only 25 people, so sign up quickly and you’ll be burning calories left and right.

10. Normandy Gym

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1145 71st St
Miami Beach, FL 33141
(305) 865-8570
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Offering over 50 classes per week, from bootcamp to spinning, this gym has it all. It also offers classes at night night and on the weekends, so it’s perfect for all those with hectic schedules. There’s even a BoxExpress 9 Round personal workout that you can do on your own, in case you’re running late to a class, or just want to be your own boss that day.

11. 9Round Fitness

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11252 SW 137th Ave
Miami, FL 33186
(786) 536-2259
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If 30 minutes is all you have to get a workout in, then 9Round Fitness might be up your alley. Picture nine different stations with everything from dumbbells to heavy bags. You’ll visit each station for three minutes and the workout is switched up daily. But here’s the kicker: it’s not an actual class. Nope. 9Round is built on a free exercise system, meaning you can pop in and complete your 30 minute workout as you please. Your first class is free, so give it a spin.

1. SolBox Fitness Club

7101 N Miami Ave, Miami, FL 33150
SolBox Fitness Club isn’t just another cardio-style boxing or bootcamp facility; SolBox focuses on teaching its customers the proper techniques of boxing and fitness to make sure they get the best out of their time. And here’s the best part about this gym: while you’re working out, you’ll listen to old school and underground hip-hop, funk, jazz, and soul music. This, coupled with the cool graffiti on the wall and a unique floor layout, will make you’ll feel like you’re boxing with the legends of the sport. The studio offers a yearround $49 special for first timers, so give this ring a go.
7101 N Miami Ave
Miami, FL 33150

2. Fight Club America Doral

8181 NW 12th St, Doral, FL 33126
Fight Club America has been named the gym for two years in a row by Miami New Times and with reason. Aside from housing the winner of our Hottest Trainer competition this year, Fight Club offers a number of classes at both its Doral and Wynwood studios, from sparring to boot camp, plus there is personal training and a weight room where you can workout as you please.
8181 NW 12th St
Doral, FL 33126

3. South Beach Boxing

715 Washington Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139
South Beach Boxing
Here’s a fun fact about South Beach Boxing: Nicki Minaj and Lil Wayne shot their 2010 video for “Knockout” here and, if you don’t blink, you can catch the studio’s logo on her gloves. This is South Beach’s longest continuously operating gym, and although the name has changed since it was first founded in 1998, it’s focus is still on teaching you how to jab, punch, and uppercut like a pro. Some of the biggest boxing heavyweights and athletes have trained here over the years, so expect an authentic, down and dirty boxing experience at one of its 50 classes per week.
715 Washington Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33139

4. Thump Fight Gym

8100 SW 81st Dr, Miami, FL 33143
Boxing isn’t the only thing you can find at Thump Fight Gym. Battle rope classes, kickboxing, CrossFit and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu are all offered here, as are specialized classes for its Silver Sneakers program and boxing sessions for those with Parkinson’s Disease. This is also where Sobe Kick hosts its boxing classes in Dadeland, and there are plenty of weight machines in case you don’t feel like swinging in for a class.
8100 SW 81st Dr
Miami, FL 33143

5. Punch Boxing for Fitness

1901 NW Miami Ct, Miami, FL 33136
At Punch Boxing for Fitness, you can find a variety of classes to choose from. There are workouts that mix calisthenics and bodyweight exercises, thirty-minute non-stop boxing sessions, lessons on the art of Muay Thai, and technical classes where you’ll learn the basics of how to box. Heck, there are even yoga classes here. The best part about this gym is that there are multiple locations in Florida, namely in Tampa, and your membership gives you access to every single one.
1901 NW Miami Ct
Miami, FL 33136

6. SOBEKICK

1860 West Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139
SobeKick has locations in both South Beach and Dadeland (inside Thump Fitness), and each facility offers a diverse range of classes. From Boxing to Self-Defense classes to a class solely focused on abs and butts, there’s something new everyday that will keep your workouts fresh. Plus, each class is designed for all fitness levels, so if it’s your first day boxing, you’ll fit right in. There’s a special three-day free trial, so hurry in and see if this is the ring for you.
1860 West Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33139

7. World Famou's 5th St Gym

1434 Alton Rd, Miami Beach, FL 33139
The original co-owner of World’s Famous 5th St. Gym, Angelo Dundee, trained Cassius Clay, most famously known as Muhammad Ali, throughout his career. Let that sink in for a minute. Since the gym opened in 1950, it’s seen Jackie Gleason, Malcolm X, The Beatles, Sean Connery, Frank Sinatra, Sylvester Stallone, and more notable celebrities and athletes walk through its doors, and while it may have moved from its original location on Washington to Alton back in 2013, it still holds the same esteem it did back then. Plus, you never know when you’ll walk in to find a legend hitting the heavy bags.
1434 Alton Rd
Miami Beach, FL 33139

8. Mickey Demos Boxing Gym

7520 NE 4th Ct, Miami, FL 33138
Mickey Demos Boxing Gym
Mickey Demos, University of Miami boxing coach and creator of the Mickey Demos Fitness Method, is the designer of all the classes this gym has to offer so you know you’re getting a top tier workout each and every time. Plus, once you’re done boxing or sparring or practicing self-defense, you can grab a freshly-made grab-and-go meal that's so good you’ll think you’re cheating your diet.
7520 NE 4th Ct
Miami, FL 33138

9. Hooked Fitness

6855 SW 81st St, Miami, FL 33143
At Hooked Fitness you’ll really feel like you’re in the boxing ring. Each class is an hour to an hour and a half, and all exercises are based on three-minute intervals with thirty-second breaks, just like in the boxing ring. With this type of training you can burn up to 1100 calories per class, and due to the high intensity, you can even keep burning calories up to 24 hours later. Each class is limited to only 25 people, so sign up quickly and you’ll be burning calories left and right.
6855 SW 81st St
Miami, FL 33143

10. Normandy Gym

1145 71st St, Miami Beach, FL 33141
Offering over 50 classes per week, from bootcamp to spinning, this gym has it all. It also offers classes at night night and on the weekends, so it’s perfect for all those with hectic schedules. There’s even a BoxExpress 9 Round personal workout that you can do on your own, in case you’re running late to a class, or just want to be your own boss that day.
1145 71st St
Miami Beach, FL 33141

11. 9Round Fitness

11252 SW 137th Ave, Miami, FL 33186
If 30 minutes is all you have to get a workout in, then 9Round Fitness might be up your alley. Picture nine different stations with everything from dumbbells to heavy bags. You’ll visit each station for three minutes and the workout is switched up daily. But here’s the kicker: it’s not an actual class. Nope. 9Round is built on a free exercise system, meaning you can pop in and complete your 30 minute workout as you please. Your first class is free, so give it a spin.
11252 SW 137th Ave
Miami, FL 33186