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Yama Bahama

Yama Bahama was born William Horatio Butler, Jr. on February 16, 1933 in Bimini in the Bahamas. He was the youngest in a large family consisting of three...

Bob Benoit

It was in the winter of 1966, on a cold night, that I drove from Springfield to Walpole Massachusetts to watch a professional boxing card. While waiting for...

Larry Boardman

Larry Boardman was born March 21, 1936, in Marlborough, Connecticut. He was a popular fighter who campaigned from 1952 until 1963. Larry was a world ranked...

Andy Callahan

In 2003 the Lawrence Historical Center received a bronze plaque from Gerard Ryan of Pembroke, MA. commemorating Andy Callahan.

Benny Chavez

BENNY CHAVEZ: THE ALMOST CHAMP by ROBERT CARSON Drawn by Robert Carson The small shabby figure stood quietly on the street corner. A chill wind whipped the...

Jimmy Connors

Little Jimmy Junior took his first breath on December 24, 1936 at St. Luke Hospital in New Bedford. It was in the West End, a working class neighborhood in...

Dick DiVeronica

Dick DiVeronica was born on January 26, 1938 in Kirkville, New York. He was a popular fighter who campaigned from 1958 until 1972, starting as a lightweight...

Young Firpo

Guido Bardelli was inducted into the World Boxing Hall of Fame on November 15th, 2008 in Los Angeles, California.

Don Fullmer

Driving from Albuquerque, NM, I was headed north through South Western Colorado into Utah in search of South Jordan. I’ll never again complain about my...