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"THE GHOST" DONATES TRUNKS...The Hall of Fame is pleased to announce one of today’s boxing stars, top lightweight contender Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero, has donated fight-worn boxing trunks to the Hall. Guerrero donated the trunks he wore in his November 6, 2010 win (W 10) over Vicente Escobedo. (click here to read more)
LATEST UPDATES FROM "BOXING'S HOMETOWN"
LOU FILIPPO MEMORABILIA...The family of California referee and judge Lou Filippo recently donated memorabilia from his career to the Hall of Fame. Following a ten-year pro boxing career (1947-57) that saw Filippo register a 23-9-3, 8 KOs record, he became a world-class referee, officiating bouts involving Hall of Famers Pipino Cuevas, Brian Mitchell, Terry Norris and Michael Carbajal among many others. (click here to read more) TITLE CHALLENGER ZENNER VISITS...Darren Zenner, former super middleweight and light heavyweight contender (1990-2000) recently toured the Hall of Fame Museum for the first time. Zenner compiled a 27-4-2 (19 KOs) professional record and, in 1997, challenged Dariusz “Tiger” Michalczweski for the WBO light heavyweight title in Hamburg, Germany. (click here to read more) SAVE THE DATE - HOF WEEKEND 2012!...The International Boxing Hall of Fame announced the 23rd Annual Hall of Fame Induction Weekend will be held on June 7-10, 2012. (click here to read more)
There has been plenty of activity in"Boxing's Hometown." Visitors from around the world have made the Canastota a destination point, members of the boxing community have donated items to the Hall's growing collection of memorabilia and Hall officials have set the
date for next year's Hall of Fame Weekend. To learn more about the above mentioned updates and other news and notes from
"Boxing's Hometown", please scroll below...
5TH EDITION OF BOXING REGISTER RELEASED...The Hall of Fame is pleased to announce the newly expanded and revised 5th edition of the popular record book The Boxing Register by James B. Roberts and Alexander G. Skutt is now available. (click here to read more) 55th ANNIVERSARY OF BASILIO VS. SAXTON “FIGHT OF THE YEAR”...On September 12, 1956 Carmen Basilio regained the world’s welterweight championship with a 9th round TKO over Johnny Saxton in the “Fight of the Year.” To commemorate the 55th anniversary of this bout, the Hall of Fame is offering a limited edition series of 55 16” x 20” photos (left) autographed by Hall of Famer Basilio. (click here to read more) TOMMY BURNS FAMILY VISITS HALL...Nancy Adamson and her brother Andy, whose mother Audrey is the niece of Hall of Fame heavyweight champion Tommy Burns, recently visited the Hall of Fame. (click here to read more) FINKEL DONATES PHOTOS...Hall of Fame manager Shelly Finkel recently donated a collection of framed boxing photos to the Hall. (click here to read more)