Tag Archive | Lennox Lewis

1988 Olympic gold medalist “Merciless” Ray Mercer Looks back at his Olympic experience

Thirty-two years after he captured an Olympic gold medal, “Merciless” Ray Mercer fondly remembers his Olympic experience like it was last month. Mercer, who is the only American heavyweight champion to knock out all of his Olympic opponents, went on to become world heavyweight champion as a professional for our “heavyweight double.” For Mercer, it […]

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 […]

Hall of Fame referee Steve Smoger successfully transitioned from amateur to pro boxing

Hall of Fame referee Steve “Double S” Smoger, arguably the most recognizable and respected official in boxing history, holds the unique distinction of officiating in more states and countries than any of his peers. Smoger ranks among the top six all-time, No. 2 American, in terms of most pro boxing matches officiated (1015), including an […]