Hall of Fame

Bennie Briscoe, a Philadelphia legend passes on

  If you grew up in the Philadelphia area during the ‘60s and ‘70s like I did, you have to be familiar with the name, Bennie Briscoe. Not only was he a well respected fighter, he was a tremendous human being who like so many boxers had to make his way the hard way. Unlike […]

2010 California Boxing Hall of Fame Induction Ceremonies

As in past years the intent of Saturday’s California Boxing Hall of Fame luncheon at the Sportmen’s Lodge in Studio City was to honor the boxing community’s top contributors and like the celebrated stars of Motion Pictures who get their star emblazoned on the nearby Hollywood walk of fame, the 2010 Hall of Fame inductees […]

Lopez inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame

International Boxing Hall of Fame and Museum in Canastota, NY celebrated their newest class of inductees into their Hall. Living inductees included light flyweight champion Jung-Koo Chang (South Korea), featherweight champion Danny “Little Red” Lopez (USA), manager Shelly Finkel (USA), referee and commissioner Larry Hazzard (USA), promoter Wilfried Sauerland (Germany), matchmaker Bruce Trampler (USA) and […]

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