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Current boxing news from around around the world.

Cesar Brion

Former heavyweight contender Cesar Brion of Cordoba, Argentina passed away at age 84 on July 9, 2009.

In boxing, many fighters are described as "great" when they are merely extremely good practitioners of the sport.

Vinny Vecchione

Former boxing trainer and manager Vinny Vecchione died of a heart attack at his home in Rockland, MA on July 2, 2009. Vecchione was named Ring Magazine Manager...

Archie DeVino

Archie DeVino, former bantamweight and featherweight contender out of New Jersey, passed away June 29, 2009 at age 81.

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.