Boxing Classes

Get to know Steve Rivera

Steve Rivera began his training in Baranquita, Puerto Rico when he was twelve years old. When he returned to New Jersey, he began training at Ed Willis’s boxing gym that was located on Hiram Street, New Brunswick.

Over the years Steve has worked with prominent fighters such Ted Petty, Tony Dibuno, Darron Baity, Johnny George, Pete Yakovasi, Ron Page, Ricardo Almeida, and several members of the Gracie family. He also coached the elite amateurs on the U.S. Olympic Team for several seasons, and continues to train former Olympian and current professional boxer, Leroy Davila.

Once again at the helm as head coach, Steve is excited to build a welcoming and supportive gym that will help you define and reach your goals!