News

Current boxing news from around around the world.

The Australian National Boxing Hall of Fame has announced the new Inductees for the 2009 Induction Ceremony in Melbourne on Saturday night October 10.

Congratulations to Harold Lederman and George Kimball who were honored at the 84th annual BWAA Awards Dinner on June 12 at The Capitale in New York City.

Jackie Tonawanda

Jackie Tonawanda dies Wednesday of colon cancer.

Boxing historian Harold Alderman was made an M.B.E. (Member of the Order of the British Empire) for services to sporting heritage on March 28, 2009.

Ben Getty

Trainer Ben Getty, father of three, was found dead Sunday. Getty played an integral part in the young career of Clearwater's Keith Thurman.

Andras Nagy

Hungarian light-heavyweight boxer Andras Nagy has died after suffering a brain injury while training in Melbourne, Australia. He was 23.

Benjamin Flores died five days after he was hospitalized following a title bout with Al Seeger in a Dallas hotel.

Pat McAteer

May 1, 2009 – Pat McAteer, the legendary Birkenhead fighter who dominated the boxing ring in the 1950s, has died aged 77.

Bill Schellhas

Bill Shellhaus who fought professionally from 1967 to 1971 died April 29, 2009.