Abilene Dog Pound Boxing Gym is a nonprofit 501c3 gym devoted to helping children of the Abilene community by teaching discipline, sportsmanship and allowing them to experience the sense accomplishment and pride that comes with mastering the art of boxing.

Boxing Above Bullying is a fundraising event focused on empowering people of all ages to speak out and stand up to bullies. 100% of the proceeds from this event will go to Abilene Dog Pound Boxing Gym, allowing them the opportunity to offer scholarships and financial aid to children and families who are otherwise unable to attend the gym’s activities.

Join Eric “Butterbean” Esch on February 13, 2021 as he speaks about how he overcame being the victim of childhood bullying and became a IBA Heavyweight Boxing Champion. The event will include a Meet n Greet opportunity prior to the show as well as an opportunity to take an autographed photo with Butterbean following the event.

Event Activities

  • Meet n Greet with Eric “Butterbean” Esch. Only 50 tickets available - $75. Includes Meet n Greet and autographed photo with Butterbean.

  • Raffle Tickets for 1 of 4 autographed pairs of boxing gloves.

  • Demonstrations from Abilene Dog Pound Boxing Gym and Premiere Martial Arts

  • Live speaker, James Cox, owner of Premiere Martial Arts, about how bullying affected his life.

  • Live speaker, Eric “Butterbean” Esch speaks about how he turned bullying into a Heavyweight Champion Belt.

  • After show – Autographed photos with Butterbean.

VIP Tickets - $25 each includes seating within the first 6 rows. Ticket holder may choose seating on a first come first serve basis for this section.

General Admission - $15 includes seating in all other areas of the auditorium including balcony seating. All seats are available on a first come first serve basis.


Event Sponsored By : JM4 Dimensions, Peterson Real Estate, Quality Carpet and Premier Martial Arts.

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