January 29, 2013 – The Long Beach United Boxing Club opened at 1936 E. 4th St. in early January. Doug MacKinnon (pictured), a former member of the punk band The Vandals, and his friend Erik Sandin, the drummer in the punk rock band NOFX, opened the club together and offer boxing, muay thai, kickboxing, grappling, cross-training, cardio and kids classes. For more information, call 562/436-2649 or visit www.longbeachunitedboxingclub.com. Hours are: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Monday through Friday, and 9 a.m. to 3 a.m. on Saturday. (Photographs by the Business Journal’s Thomas McConville)

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