Tag Archive | Julio Cesar Chavez

Boxing saved the life of Two-Division World Champion “El Gallo” Jose Antonio Rivera

Like many boxers, two-division world champion “El Gallo” Jose Antonio Rivera credits boxing for saving his life. “Absolutely,” Rivera agreed. “After my mom passed away when I was 10 years old, I gave up on life and my decision-making reflected that: hanging around with the wrong crowd including gang members, consuming alcohol between the ages […]

Connecticut Boxing Hall of Fame 2019 award winners announced

Undefeated New Haven light heavyweight prospect Charles Foster has been selected as the Connecticut Boxing Hall of Fame (CBHOF) 2019 Professional Boxer of the Year. Other award winners include Felix Parilla, Amateur Boxer of the Year; Glenn Feldman, Professional Official of the Year; Sherman Cain, Contribution to Boxing; Kevin and Rona Smith, Amateur Officials of […]