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Chicago Boxers’ Reunion a Smash!

by on Aug.26, 2016, under Boxing News

By Dan Hanley

 

Former light heavyweight champion of the world Montell Griffin (left) with former #1 nationally ranked featherweight Orlando Johnson.

Former light heavyweight champion of the world Montell Griffin (left) with former #1 nationally ranked featherweight Orlando Johnson.

This past Friday, on August 19th at Bourbon Street in south suburban Chicago, I had the pleasure of attending the 2nd annual Chicago Boxer’s Reunion. And let me tell ya, I was like a kid in a friggin’ candy store.

This reunion was not ‘fighter inclusive’. It was open to the official, the writer and most of all, the fan. It was just as well, as I did not have the lengthy career some of these stalwarts of pug-alley experienced. However, they made me feel as welcome as a unanimous decision in their favor. (continue reading…)

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