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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...

Jay Fullmer

“That Gene was one tough champ, he didn’t duck anybody! What about his kid brother Don, he came within a few seconds of winning the title himself.” ...

Henry Hank

Henry was born Joseph Harrison in Greenville, Mississippi on February 9, 1935. He moved to Detroit with his parents when he was 6 years old. He later changed...