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West Coast Boxing Hall of Fame This Sunday, Sept. 25th!

by on Sep.22, 2016, under Boxing News

By Dan Hanley

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NORTH HOLLYWOOD, CA — Awright, fight fans, here we go with the second annual West Coast Boxing Hall of Fame this Sunday, September 25th, at the Garland Hotel in North Hollywood, California. This event, which is guaranteed to knock you off your pins, is once again hosted by President Rick Farris and yours truly. Although Vice President of this organization, I can honestly say it is President Rick Farris who is the driving force in lauding these great fighters of yesteryear. Rick is an absolute work-horse in making sure every ‘i’ is dotted and ‘t’ crossed in memorializing these hard-nosed pugs after the cheers have died down on their respective careers. (continue reading…)

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West Coast Boxing Hall of Fame Awards Induction

by on May.15, 2015, under Boxing News

Photos & Report from Inaugural Event

By Michele Chong

 

Rick Farris, at left, with Jimmy Lennon, Jr. (photo by Michele Chong)

Rick Farris, at left, with Jimmy Lennon, Jr. (photo by Michele Chong)

The first-ever West Coast Boxing Hall of Fame (WCBHOF) held their induction ceremony and awards luncheon on Sunday, April 26. This inaugural event took place at Vitello’s E Spot Lounge in Studio City, Calif.

Here’s my recap of the day and exclusive snapshots from this sold-out boxing luncheon! (continue reading…)

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Thanksgiving Photo of the Day: CA Boxing Hall of Fame Kudos

by on Nov.22, 2012, under Boxing News

Ex-champs Carlos Palomino (far left) and Armando Muniz (second from right) with former boxer Rick Farris (far right) and CBZ writer Dan Hanley (second from left) at the California Boxing Hall of Fame last month.

Ex-champs Carlos Palomino (far left) and Armando Muniz (second from right) with former boxer Rick Farris (far right) and CBZ writer Dan Hanley (second from left) at the California Boxing Hall of Fame last month.

There’s nothing like a little warm, Southern California hospitality as¬†winter and the holidays approach.¬† We extend a happy Thanksgiving to all!

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