Originally Posted by DannyV297 Ballrooms are the worst but there are some real nice, quaint venues that come to mind for me. Primm Nevada Star of the Desert arena is my all time favorite small venue aside from the lone gate. Hard rock in Vegas is a favorite of mine too. I want to hit up fantasy springs here soon as well as morongo. When I lived on the east coast I always wanted to hit up Foxwoods in Connecticut and the dc armory. I
Originally Posted by Zelley Potential nominees for 2015 are being looked at with early bird names
being Geronimo Bie and Ken MacDonald in the boxer category, David Habib and Dale Gatin as builders and a potential pioneer Howard Curling who served in the fifties to the eighties.
Originally Posted by IamInuit Leonard had issues with Benitez at a time when Wilfredo was on the road already to ruin with his partying. I think its fair to say that he would have had problems with Floyd. Leonard had problems with Benitez though not just because of his defensive wizardry but also because of his offensive ability. Thats probably the difference in the Floyd fight. Floyd is an extreme safety first fighter who would rather counter then anything else rarely taking it to the opponent. That works with the brawler/punchers
Originally Posted by armin I think we as humans always tend to be nostalgic and see the past with rose tinted glasses. People will talk about the "good ol days" you mean the days where 15% of the population was second class citizens, or it was ok to beat your wife and it was seen as just....I think boxing is doing just fine, if you look at it globally what a crock of shite---you must be 26 years old
Originally Posted by Zelley 2014 Inductees announced today January 1, 2014
Eleven new inductees:
Bert Wilkinson, Billy Townsend, Bob Pegues,
Harry Twist, Jack Meda, Jamey Ballard,
Jimmy McMillan,Jeff Yule, Kit Munro
William J. Finlay, and
1994 Victoria Commonwealth Games boxing
Originally Posted by Zelley WHY A BRITISH COLUMBIA AMATEUR BOXING HALL OF FAME: By Brian W. Zelley Background - BC AMATEUR BOXING NEWS (1983 to 1986) During my term as editor for the BC Amateur Boxing News in the Eighties, I came to the conclusion that there was very little discussion of past events or those Golden Memories of past boxing happenings. The logical step was to add past events in a Flashbacks section or as an introduction to report on various tournaments
Originally Posted by ykdadamaja We can't give Mayweather a win before he actually wins, even though he is undefeated.
Everyone in boxing knows that styles makes fights... and at this stage, Manny's style vs. Floyd's style is what is making that fight notion between them remain in the air.
Everyone pretty much summed up the issue that Marquez had a little extra pop in his shot the night he dropped Manny... thanks to Angel Heredia...
With that being said, let's see what happens for
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Twenty - three nominees are now ready for four months of review before some of them are selected
as inductees for 2014 in the
BC Amateur Boxing Hall of Fame.
Some top nominees include boxer
BILLY TOWNSEND, and one of the
events is the 1994 Commonwealth Games - boxing