Community Spotlight

Destyne Butler Jr.

 Destyne Butler

Bronzeville resident and up and coming boxer Destyne Butler Jr. was honored to fight as part of the undercard for the Manny Pacquiao vs. Adrian Broner fight in Las Vegas on January 19, 2019. Destyne defeated David Payne by unanimous decision in the four round bout. 


Destyne, 23, is an undefeated (5-0, 3 KOs) welterweight (147 lbs) who trains at Robert Taylor Park (39 W. 47th St.). Boxing since he was around 7 years old, Destyne brought 7 national championships to the Robert Taylor Park Boxing Program. Destyne attended Beasley Academic Center in Bronzeville before going to Dunbar High School on historic King Drive. A hard working, dedicated boxer, Destyne looks forward to continuing his boxing career including his first televised fight, which he hopes will be scheduled for later this year. Join Alderman Dowell and the entire 3rd Ward community in wishing Destyne all the success in the world following his passion.