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Boxing Fans: Gleason’s Shares an Opportunity to Meet Jake LaMotta at Ring 10′s ’1st Annual Fundraiser,’ Saturday, August 27, 2011

by on Aug.03, 2011, under Boxing News, Press Releases

gleasons1:00pm-6:00pm at Russo’s on the Bay 162-45 Crossbay Blvd,Howard Beach, NY 11414

It has been 60 years since Robinson vs. LaMotta met in the ring for the 6th and final time.

The sensational middleweight title bout between Sugar Ray Robinson and Jake LaMotta on February 14, 1951, went down in Chicago boxing lore as “the second St. Valentine’s Day Massacre.” Reprinted from Heydays: Great Stories in Chicago Sports (c) by Christopher Tabbert

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Veterans Boxing Foundation of New York

1st Annual Fundraiser

Saturday, August 27th, 2011


Russo’s on the Bay

162-45 Crossbay Blvd,Howard Beach, NY 11414, 718-843-5055

Celebrities to be in attendance:

Jake LaMotta

Holt McCallany: star of “Lights Out”

With: Tony DeMarco, Earnie Shavers, Kevin Rooney, Iran Barkley, Vito Antuofermo, Bert Sugar, Aaron “Superman”Davis, Heavyweight contender Lou Savarese…

Plus many more, and a surprise current Champion of the World!

Enjoy a complete brunch with cocktail hour upon entry, followed by dinner and dessert. Top shelf open bar.

Silent Auction: one-of-a-kind boxing memorabilia

Tickets: $125 each

$150 after August 10th

Remit early for favorable seating

Make checks payable to:Ring 10

Mail to: 30 Bowdon Rd, Greenlawn, NY11740

For more information, contact Matt: 631-948-6028

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