Tag Archive | Mike Tyson

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 […]

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 […]

Heavyweight Boxing Returns to the Catskills This Saturday (September 14)

Star Boxing is bringing heavyweight boxing back to the historical Catskills in Saturday nights “CATSKILLS CLASH II,” featuring heavyweight title contender, CARLOS TAKAM (36-5-1 28KO’s) as he takes on CRAIG LEWIS (14-3-1 7KO’s) in a 10-round bout. Some of the greatest heavyweights of all time played a major role in the prominence of boxing in […]

Deontay “The Bronze Bomber” Wilder Thrills Barclays Center Crowd to Enter Rarified Air of Boxing Champions

WBC Heavyweight World Champion Deontay “The Bronze Bomber” Wilder delivered the 40th knockout of his career in devastating fashion Saturday night, sending mandatory challenger Dominic “Trouble” Breazeale flat on his back with a trademark right hand in front of a raucous crowd at Barclays Center, the home of BROOKLYN BOXING™, in an event presented by […]

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 […]

USA Boxing Alumni Association Membership Drive Month off to knockout start

USA Boxing’s “Alumni Association Membership Drive Month” got off to a knockout start this past weekend in Canastota, New York, at the annual International Boxing Hall of Fame Class induction ceremonies, as nine high-profile boxers, featuring an incredible accumulate pro record of 365-51-7 (239 KOs) and 24 major world titles, joined the growing USABAA ranks […]