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Illinois Boxing Hall of Fame: 2015 Inductees to be Honored at 1st Annual Banquet on Nov. 14th!

by on Oct.31, 2015, under Boxing News

Former WBC Lightweight Champion, David Diaz, seen here at left versus Manny Paquiao, will be among those honored at the Illinois Boxing Hall of Fame Banquet on November 14th (photo by Tom Barnes-TOMBA Images).

Former WBC Lightweight Champion, David Diaz, seen here at left versus Manny Paquiao, will be among those honored at the Illinois Boxing Hall of Fame Banquet on November 14th (photo by Tom Barnes-TOMBA Images).

 

EDITOR’S NOTE:  I have just been informed that this event is SOLD OUT.

CHICAGO —  Mike McNamara, the Director of the Illinois Boxing Hall of Fame, has announced the Hall’s 2015 class of inductees, whom will be read into the Hall Saturday November 14 at the Hall’s First Annual Banquet and Ceremony at Abbington Banquets, 3S002 IL-53, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 near Butterfield Road and Route 53.

The Hall, in its first year, is an outgrowth of the successful 12-year-old Illinois Martial Arts Hall of Fame. McNamara, an accomplished kickboxer, tournament fighter, and trainer of former ISKA World Cruiserweight Kickboxing Champion Rob Salazar, is also Director of the Martial Arts Hall. (continue reading…)

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Fres Oquendo Training Camp Notes & Pics

by on Jul.14, 2009, under Boxing News

Photos courtesy Double B Publicity 
 
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CHICAGO, July 14, 2009 – Two time world heavyweight title challenger “FAST” Fres Oquendo is busy in Chicago training for his upcoming showdown with former heavyweight world champion Bruce “THE ATLANTIC CITY EXPRESS” Seldon on July 24th at Chicago’s UIC Pavilion.

 Training at JABB Boxing Gym, Oquendo gave his thoughts on his training, the upcoming fight with Seldon and fighting back in his hometown of Chicago. (continue reading…)

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