Rochester Boxing Hall of Fame
The 22nd Annual Banquet and Awards “A Night of Boxing Greats” was held on October 13, 2012. The honorees included: Carmen Basilio, Tony DeMarco, Micky Ward, Willie “The Worm” Monroe, Sam Thomas (posthumously), Joe “Erne” Pierleoni, and Carl “Erne” Pierleoni (posthumously), Leo Roth and IBRO members Bob Collins, Bob Caico and Dave “Bo” Bilicki. Bob Collins was the recipient of the 2012 Rochester Boxing Hall of Fame “Appreciation Award.” Bob Caico was the recipient of the 2012 “Pete Provenzano Award,” presented to an individual who has done much to promote and advance the great sport of boxing. Dave “Bo” Bilicki was the recipient of the 2012 “Champion Carmen Basilio Man of the Year Award.” Source: Tony Liccione, President of the Rochester Boxing Hall of Fame.