The Chavez Boxing Gym was founded by Pete “The Punisher” Chavez, an Arizona-native who has been a fixture on the Phoenix boxing scene for nearly 30 years.
As a young fighter, Pete earned a Golden Gloves title but the demands of being a single dad required him to set aside his own dreams of professional fighting.
Long after retiring from boxing, Pete went on to win two tough man contest at the age of 39 and 41.
Now, Pete Chavez trains and spars with other up-and-coming fighters and works as a personal trainer and coach to men, women and children of all ages.
He is a licensed USA Boxing Coach, a certified personal trainer and has trained professional athletes in boxing as well as the UFC. He is also certified in Close Quarter Combat and self-defense instructor. He has completed numerous seminars and is proficient in other forms of self-defense.