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His Story
ABA Cruiserweight Boxing Champion and Union Ironworker, Josh Himes "The Handsome Hitman" is the epitome of an All-American story.  He spent his childhood playing baseball, basketball, and football in eastern Pennsylvania.  Being quite the athlete, he continued his sports career at the D1 level playing baseball for Youngstown State University in Ohio.  Shortly after, Josh started boxing in the amateur circuit, where he garnered national rankings and held the "Pennsylvania Golden Gloves" state championship, WPO and Valley Sportsfest Championship titles.

Josh transitioned into professional boxing in 2014, and trains at the World Famous 5th Street Gym in Miami, home gym of the boxing legend Muhammad Ali, the brand new Unanimous Boxing Gym in Chicago and recently The Music City Boxing Gym in Nashville.  Even though he's only been pro for a short time, he has been averaging 6 fights a year and is climbing in the ranks.  Josh has a true passion for boxing and has always proudly stood by his heritage as an Italian-American fighter.

When Josh isn't training for a fight, he spends his days building America as a union ironworker.  He is a journeyman out of Local 3 (Pittsburgh) and a general foreman for Metro Elevator.  Josh has worked on some of OSHA's biggest projects in the country, from Global Foundries in New York to Horseshoe Casino in Baltimore.  His passion for Ironworking is evident and he strives to represent his ironworker brotherhood with pride.  From climbing the steel to sliding through the ropes, Josh is dedicated and proud.  After a long and tough day working with steel, Josh puts down his spud wrenches and laces up his gloves for intense training at the gym.

Josh recently married the love of his life, rising country star Brynn Marie, also a Pennsylvania native.  She has been playing music for the past decade and has shared her music with troops in the Middle East, in music venues across the country, and for throngs of fans when touring with rock legends Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo, Cheap Trick and Heart.

Josh and Brynn believe everyone's a fighter so together the husband and wife duo are launching Fight2Fight, a nationwide movement empowering and commissioning people to come together in support of each other's battles.  Everyday we stand face to face with a fight, whether it's cancer, addiction, crime, weight loss, identity issues, abuse or freedom. 

Everyone's a FIGHTER!
From Monaca, PA, Josh was the fastest amateur boxer to win the Golden Gloves in PA history.  He is the current ABA Cruiserweight Champ.
June 24, 2017
Josh Himes vs Armin Mrkanovic
8 Rounds for the UBF All-Americas Cruiserweight Title
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