FOX5NY (WNYW-TV) – Gleason’s Gym is a legendary boxing gym that sits in Dumbo right in between the Manhattan Bridge and Brooklyn Bridge. Boxers such as Muhammad Ali, Mike Tyson, Zab Judah, Jake LaMotta, Roberto Duran and many others cut their teeth and trained there.
However, alongside the many boxing rings and up and coming pugilists in the facility, is another ring that has also churned out legends. Professional wrestlers such as Tazz, Vince Russo, Rocco Rock, Tommy Dreamer, D-von Dudley, Big Dick Dudley, Matt Stryker and current WWE Superstar Big Cass all made their debut in this ring. A ring that is part of a wrestling club called the World of Unpredictable Wrestling; owned by WWE Hall of Famer Johnny Rodz.