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'Schlitz Bouts' at Hollywood Athletic Club offer boxing and '20s vibe

The Hollywood Athletic Club will give boxing a fresh spin in retro surroundings Thursday night with four sanctioned amateur bouts. "The Schlitz Bouts, a Night of Heritage Boxing, Style and Entertainment" kicks off at 7:30 p.m. with flappers, barbershop quartets and a cocktail party, followed by matches in four weight classes. Early 20th century fashion and vintage entertainment will be featured throughout the evening. Guests are encouraged to dress in classic 1920s style. Performers include a dance troupe, comedians and cigar makers. The four bouts will be three rounds each, in four divisions: light-, welter-, middle- and heavyweight. The eight fighters are all based out of...

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