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Philadelphia Boxing Figure Bobby Grasso Passes Away At 65

Joey Eye Boxing Promotions is sad to report that passing of longtime boxing judge and former professional Welterweight Bobby Grasso who passed away on Saturday night at the age of sixty-five after a bout with cancer.

Grasso was a boxer from 1969-1973 and compiled a record of 3-3 and later became a respected boxing judge for more than two decades.

Grasso judged some of the biggest bouts on the East Coast, mainly in Philadelphia and New Jersey. He was a captain in the Philadelphia Sheriff’s Department.

There will be a viewing at The Baldi Funeral Home (1327 South Broad Street) on Wednesday between 7pm and 9pm with a mass on Thursday at the St. Monica’s Church at 17th and Ritner.

“Bobby was a very nice man and a good judge”, said Joey “Eye” Intrieri. “He always had time for everyone and we will surely miss him around ringside and I just want to send condolences out to his family”

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