Fighting Fulmers

Boxing Gloves, Fulmers, South Jordan, Utah, West Jordan, Utah Salt Lake City Exhibit, Display

Gale Center Museum Display

The eleven acres of Fullmer property lay astraddle the common boundary of West Jordan and South Jordan. The children went to school in West Jordan and to church in South Jordan, never making much of a distinction between them. They lived in a tiny one-bedroom home with no indoor plumbing or electricity but it didn’t matter. What mattered was boxing.

This family’s famous and journey began when the Fullmer boys noticed an outdoor boxing ring at Marv Jensen’s house on the way home from school. Gene began training at six and all of the boys trained daily. This display demonstrates the work ethic, close family ties, training, and positive philosophy of a great family.

Gale Center of History & Culture Museum
10300 Beckstead Lane 
South Jordan, UT 84095  
(801) 254-3048