Rep. Sharice Davids joined KCK youth in the ring for boxing drills
As a child, Rep. Sharice Davids admired martial arts movie star Bruce Lee. It led to her own time in the ring, where she went 5-1 as an amateur MMA fighter and 1-1 in a pair of professional bouts before her election to Congress last fall.
On Wednesday night, the freshman Kansas Democrat made a brief comeback: at a youth boxing class hosted by the Police Athletic League of KCK.
The league, which aims to build relationships between police and the community, opened a multi-purpose facility with a boxing ring last month, in a former Catholic church in downtown Kansas City, Kansas.