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International Boxing Hall of Fame 1 Hall of Fame Drive Canastota, NY 13032 P: 315.697.7095 F: 315.697.5356
FORMER WORLD TITLE CHALLENGER DARREN ZENNER VISITS HALL
CANASTOTA, NY - AUGUST 15, 2011 - 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 and was stopped on cuts in the sixth round. Zenner, who was promoted by Joe DeGuardia’s Star Boxing, also engaged in bouts with Lou Del Valle, Tony Thornton and Tyrone Frazier during his career.
A not-for-profit organization, the International Boxing Hall of Fame opened to the public in 1989 in Canastota, New York and is located at Exit 34 of the New York State Thruway. Hours of operation are Monday-Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday-Sunday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The Hall of Fame Museum offers unique and exciting exhibits of memorabilia, including fist castings, robes, boxing shoes, championship belts, statues, the Hall of Fame Wall and audio/visual stations highlighting classic boxing matches. Also, the world-famous Madison Square Garden boxing ring, where Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier fought in the “Fight of the Century” on March 8, 1971, is on permanent display.
Admission is $9.50 for adults, $9.00 for senior citizens (age 65 and over), $6.50 for youth (ages 7-15) and ages 6 and younger are free.
For more information please call the International Boxing Hall of Fame at (315) 697-7095.
Zenner by the Madison Square Garden boxing ring where he met future light heavyweight champion
Lou Del Valle in 1993 on the Pernell Whitaker vs. Buddy McGirt undercard.