Hall of Fame

Friday night fights to honor Tony “Bazooka” De Luca plus new Hall of Fame Inductees

Tony “Bazooka” DeLuca (7-08-62 to 10-20-12) Anybody can write about the fun stuff, the congratulatory mention of a victory, or the blow by blow break down of a fight. It’s the painful recounting of a lost friend that’s the most difficult to do and Tony De Luca was everybody’s friend.

Bobby D to be inducted into California Boxing Hall of Fame

Once again, Benny Ricardo, the ex-NFL kicker, everyone’s favorite play by play color analyst (Football and Boxing), plus standup comic dropped us a line. His latest words of wisdom regard this year’s inductees into the California Boxing Hall of Fame. Among this year’s recipients is long time boxing promoter Bobby DePhilippis.  

The very likable Angelo Dundee is remembered

I like most only watched the man on TV. It seemed he was always affable with a broad smile. I thought it would be best to read what his colleagues had to say. Since he lived in Miami, that seemed the best place to start.

A comparison of master plans, David Haye & James Tillis

You might say, one gentleman took the high road and the other, the low road. David Haye’s master plan While we were busy smirking at his failed promise to destroy Wladimir Klitschko, David Haye (25-2-0, 23 KOs) remained true to his word and retired on October 13, 2011, his 31st birthday. Before the former cruiserweight and […]

Boxing Hall of Fame honors Chavez, Tszyu and Tyson

The 22nd Annual International Hall of Fame Weekend, June 9-12th, at Canastota, New York, featured over 20 events, which included a golf tournament, banquet, parade, autograph show, plus an impressive array of boxing greats. On Sunday, the festivities concluded with the formal induction ceremonies honoring the newest Hall of Fame members: three-division champion Julio Cesar […]

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