Posts Tagged ‘Biographies’

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...

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...

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...

Marvin Hart

This article attempts to redress the lack of information on this great fighter of the first decade of the twentieth century and tries to evaluate his true...

Ricardo was born in the small mining town of Chalchihuites in the state of Zacatecas on February 7, 1937. He left school to work as a metal breaker at the...

Eddie Owens

Eddie Owens had an outstanding amateur career, never losing a bout in Western Massachusetts in over 35 fights.

Ellsworth (Spider) Webb

Its amazing to me that over the years one of the best middleweights of the fifties has gone unnoticed among veteran fight aficionados. As a young boy, on...