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HALL OF FAME WELCOMES GOLDEN GLOVES BOXERS
TO THE "SHOWPLACE OF BOXING"

    CANASTOTA, NY - On February 13th and 14th the Turning Stone Resort and Casino in Verona, NY hosted the Eastern semi-final and finals of the Golden Gloves. Fans from throughout the Northeast enjoyed back-to-back nights of exciting amateur boxing.

Several Golden Gloves boxers visited the Hall of Fame the day after winning their championships at Turning Stone. Among the amateur winners were: Jason “The Panther” Proffitt – 152 pound “sub-novice” champion and Edwin “The Wolf” McLucas – 200 pound “sub-novice” champion, who both box out of Cus D’Amato’s KO Boxing Gym in Catskill, NY, and John Joseph Gavin – 173 pound “Master” champion who boxes out of IBAM, International Boxing Academy in Monticello, NY

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Jason Proffitt and Edwin McLucas of the Cus D'Amato KO Boxing Gym in Catskill, NY pose by D'Amato's Hall of Fame plaque.
Jason Proffitt, Edwin McLucas and John Joseph Gavin pose by the Hall of Fame Wall