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ARE KNUCKLE BOXING HALL OF FAME Class of 2016 

President Scott Burt announces members!

 

BARE KNUCKLE BOXING HALL OF FAME

INDUCTION CLASS OF 2017 (Ceremony to be July 8; Belfast, New York)

 

ORIGINAL BARE KNUCKLE INDUCTEES

Must have fought completely bare fisted sometime in their career; no wraps:

Uriah “Hughie” Burton, Boxer (King of the Gypsies late 1950s-early 1970s; known as ‘Big Just’)

     Undefeated Bare Knuckle Boxing Champion of the United Kingdom and Ireland.

Ted Daley, Boxer; Undefeated Bare Knuckle Boxing Champion; Living Inductee.

Billy Edwards, Boxer; 1868-1872; Lightweight Bare Knuckle Boxing Champion of the World.

Bartley Gorman V, Boxer (King of the Gypsies 1972-1992) English born traveller of Welsh

     and Irish descent; Undefeated Bare Knuckle Boxing Champion of the UK and Ireland.

Daniel Mendoza, Boxer; Heavyweight Champion of England from 1792-1795 (34-3 w/30 KOs).

Shannon Ritch, Boxer (Living Inductee) Bare knuckle record of 25-2 (25 KOs). Known as the

    “Most active fighter on the planet.”  #1 Ranked Contender for America’s Police Gazette belt.

 

HONORARY INDUCTEES

Must have brought positive spotlight to upstate New York:

Ed Atherton, Wrestler, 1902 World Champion from Belfast, New York; pupil of Wm. Muldoon.

Barry Broughton, Local Grand Master from Olean, New York; known World-wide.

Chris Guzman, World known Boxing Artist; his work fills our Hall of Fame Room of Honor.

Roy Harding, Boxer; Local legend; fought 1929-1945. Soldier at Pearl Harbor during the attack.

Jimmy Holmes, Boxer; Indiana State Champion who trained in the Muldoon-Sullivan barns.

Tim Witherspoon, Boxer; 2-Time World Heavyweight Champion (WBC 1984, WBA 1986).

 

MARIE BACKUS PERSON OF THE YEAR:

Gino Arilotta, Rochester Boxing Hall of Fame President.

                                                                                                       

Scott R. Burt, President

BARE KNUCKLE BOXING HALL OF FAME

5 West Hughes Street; Belfast, New York 14711

(correspondence mailed to 3876 State Route 19; Scio, New York  14880)

www.bareknuckleboxinghalloffame.com

 

For tickets; 585-610-3326 (cell/text)    srburt@aol.com (email)

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