USA sanctioned boxing event coming to North Platte

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NORTH PLATTE, NEB. (KNOP)- Hundreds of boxers will descend to North Platte late this summer for the Buffalo Bill Brawl National Opening Boxing Tournament.

JJ Connelly works with a student during one of his classes. (Credit: Sam Pirozzi/KNOP-TV)

This marks the first time since 2015 that an amateur boxing tournament will be held in North Platte. Boxers of all ages will travel from the states of Missouri, Texas, Colorado Iowa, Minnesota, Montana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Wyoming and more.

The event is open to boxers of all abilities and registration is currently open, with a registration fee of $25.