Tag Archive | Mark Breland

South Central LA to Gold: 1984 Olympic heavyweight champion Henry Tillman

Capturing an Olympic gold medal is special but overcoming tremendous odds and winning it at home, never mind meeting your future wife, made it extraordinarily special for 1984 Olympic heavyweight champion Henry Tillman. And beating Mike Tyson to earn a spot on the U.S. Olympic Boxing Team, not once but twice at the 1984 U.S. […]

USA Boxing Alumni Association Hall of Fame Reception another KO

The Class of 2019 was inducted into the USA Boxing Alumni Association Hall of Fame this past Friday night at Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino in Lake Charles, Louisiana. The HOF reception was held in conjunction with the 2020 U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Boxing and 2019 National Championships. Hall of Fame broadcaster Al Bernstein […]

Sen. John McCain to be honored at 3rd annual USA Boxing Alumni Association Hall of Fame reception

Senator John McCain will be posthumously presented a Lifetime Achievement Award for his tireless work to protect boxers and elevate the sport this Friday night at a special ceremony during the USA Boxing Alumni Association Hall of Fame reception at the Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino in Lake Charles, Louisiana. The HOF reception is being […]

Simply The Best! Mark Breland

Arguably the greatest American amateur boxer of all-time, Mark Breland will be inducted into the USA Boxing Alumni Association Hall of Fame on Friday night, December 13, during a special Class of 2019 ceremony at the Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino in Lake Charles, Louisiana. The HOF reception is being held in conjunction with the […]

“Smokin” Joe Frazier punched way into USA Boxing Alumni Association Hall of Fame

One of boxing’s all-time greatest, the late, great “Smokin’” Joe Frazier, will be inducted posthumously into the USA Boxing Alumni Association Hall of Fame, Friday night, December 13, during a special Class of 2019 ceremony, at the Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino in Lake Charles, Louisiana. The HOF reception is being held in conjunction with […]

Legendary coach Al Mitchell going from corner into HOF

Legendary coach Al Mitchell will be honored for his more than 60 years of service in boxing on Friday night, December 13, when he’s inducted into the USA Boxing Alumni Association Hall of Fame, during a special Class of 2019 ceremony, at Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino in Lake Charles, Louisiana. The HOF reception is […]

USA Boxing Alumni Association announces Hall of Fame Class of 2019: George Foreman, Mark Breland, Joe Frazier, Al Mitchell & Ray Rodgers Lifetime Achievement Award to Sen. John McCain

Olympic gold-medalists “Big” George Foreman, Mark Breland and “Smokin’” Joe Frazier head the Class of 2019 into the USA Boxing Alumni Association Hall of Fame, Friday night, December 13, at Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino in Lake Charles, Louisiana. The HOF reception is being held in conjunction with the 2020 Olympic Trials and 2019 National […]