Boxing Biographies

Boxing Biographies written by IBRO Members

Davey Armstrong was a 3 time U.S. Olympic boxer.

Herrera was the prototype for the hard hitting, hard drinking Latin prizefighter, noted in his day for having the heaviest punch (and heaviest thirst) of any...

The world, by heaven, had a fighter on its hands when Edward Patrick Walker made his way into it on July 13, 1901.

Former light-heavyweight contender Yaqui Lopez still going strong.

1950s Light Heavyweight Angelo DeFendis interview with boxing historian Rich Biondi.

Jeff Smith

The years following the murder of world middleweight champion Stanley Ketchel produced two noticeable results in the world of boxing.

Richard Savala

Knowing Richard's family background, it's no surprise that pugilism would show up on his future radar screen.

Herb Weissblum

Herb, a resident of Whidbey Island (WA), is originally from Boston.

Tony Lopez

With his father a former pro and his older brother Sal already boxing in the amateurs, it wasn’t much of a stretch for precocious little Tony to follow in...