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"FIGHT NIGHT AT THE FAIR" PHOTO GALLERY
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And new champion! Christy Martin proudly holds her WBC junior middleweight title belt.Middleweight champion Vito Antuofermo by the Madison Square Garden display.Vito Antuofermo (left) and Carlos Ortiz (right) celebrate Martin's WBC title win.Antuofermo in fighting form by his championship robe.Jason "Big Six" Estrada visited the Hall of Fame prior to his victory at "Fight Night at the Fair."Jim and Christy Martin all smiles with Christy's world championship belt.Livingstone Bramble proudly poses by his exhibit of fight-worn memorabilia. Canada's George Chuvalo points to the gloves he wore in his bout with Doug Jones at Madison Square Garden in 1964.Hall of Famer Emile Griffith checks out his likeness on the exhibit of outstanding middleweights. Martin poses with her championship belt in front of the MSG ring. Martin fought in the famous ring twice during her career.Griffith checks out the plaster casting of his Hall of Fame fist. Chuvalo raises a fist in front of photos of ring rivals Joe Frazier and Muhammad Ali.Antuofermo enjoys the collection of official heavyweight championship programs and fight tickets.Jason "Big Six" Estrada points to gloves worn by current WBC heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko.Emile Griffith in front of the Madison Square Garden display.Antuofermo and Griffith point to the display detailing how many times legendary fighters boxed in the MSG ring. Antuofermo fought in the ring 15 times and Griffith 28 times.Carlos Ortiz holds programs from the Hall's archives while standing next to the MSG ring he fought in 12 times.Ortiz and Griffith in a fighting pose next to the most famous ring in the world. Griffith points to an image of him boxing fellow Hall of Famer Dick Tiger at Madison Square Garden.Christy Martin presents her robe and trunks to Hall director Ed Brophy the day after her Sept. 2nd title-winning bout in Syracuse.
The September 2nd "Fight Night at the Fair" in Syracuse, NY was a fun night of boxing for all. The three main events brought excitement and drama to the enthusiastic fans. Christy Martin won the vacant WBC junior middleweight belt with a 10 round majority decision over Dakota Stone, Jason "Big Six" Estrada stopped Zuri Lawrence in the seventh round and James McGirt Jr. scored a third round knockout over Anthony Pietrantonio.

Boxing legends Vinny Paz, Billy Costello, Buddy McGirt, George Chuvalo, Vito Antuofermo, Livingstone Bramble, as well as Hall of Famers Emile Griffith and Carlos Ortiz watched the action from ringside.

Below is a photo gallery from "Fight Night at the Fair." 
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