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  • Twenty years of Boxing History Research
    Thanks to all who have visited, contributed research materials, and who encourge this review of professional boxing globally!

  • Where it all started - Thunder in the Wings

  • "Gloves" a history of boxing in Vermont
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    Edited by Bob Winkler [ISBN 978-0-9802022-0-5]

    Seven Days "Vermont Boxers Take to the (Golden Gloves) Tournaments"
    Burlington, Vermont
    Ethan De Seife Interviews Bob Winkler

  • Ernie Farrar inducted into the Vermont Sports Hall of Fame
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  • Prize-fighting lore, narratives, stats, and "revisits" since 1742.
    Historical Review

    Some Historical Review entries: Yankee Sullivan vs John Morrissey, October 1853
    Morrissey vs Bill Poole 1854
    Bill Poole Fatally Wounded and death - March 1855
    What did the Marquis really think about his rules?

  • Buffalo Exchange
    Archived newsletters from the Buffalo Veteran Boxers Association, Ring #44 (including Mission Statement), and a variety of newsworthy items of boxing past: 1998-2008.

  • BVBA Ring#44, 2nd Annual Hall of Fame Dinner Banquet, October 16, 1998.
  • A Tribute to Western New York's Boxing Legends. BVBA Ring #44: August 13, 1999 and August 11, 2000.
    Also coverage of the Sixth Annual Hall of Fame Dinner Banquet Buffalo Veteran Boxers Assocation, Ring #44 - held on August 9, 2002,
    and the Seventh Annual HFDB on August 15, 2003.

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    Italia Pugilato

  • All'Arena Syracuse, New York
  • La Gazzetta di Syracuse
  • Grandioso Evento Sportivo: Un Programma Pugilistico - Eddie (Babe) Risko vs Ralph De John. La Gazzetta di Syracuse, June 24, 1938


  • Stade Exchange Programme Souvenir, and Athletic Commission of the City of Montreal and article Montreal, outdoor boxing, June 10, 1947.
  • Boxing contract for Buster Beaupre, June 10, 1947.
  • The Frankie Fleming Fund, Stade Exchange. The Gazette and The Herald, Montreal, August 7, 1947.
  • Boxing contract for Bernie Cummings, August 6, 1947.

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  • Can You Help! Elzear Rioux, Canadian Heavyweight Champion 1929-1932, identify the sparing partners in this picture?

    1940s Vermont Boxing

  • Vermont State Boxing Commission. Laws, Rules and Regulations, April 22, 1947.
  • Commission's First Official Action, and weighing in ceremony, Burlington Daily News, 1947.
  • Brice's Boxing Club, April 21, 1947
  • Memorial Auditorium, Burlington, Vermont, Burlington Free Press, and Burlington Daily News, May 8,1947.
    (Jack O'Brien, Firpo Saldi, Buster Beaupre, & Ernie Cummings).
  • Tiger Jack Dempsey in Burlington, with Lawrence "Whitey" Killick, WCAX, Burlington Daily News November 28, 1945.
  • Dempsey Thrills Crowd at Burlington Auditorium! Burlington Daily News, November 28, 1945.
  • Heavyweight Jack Sharkey in Burlington, November 1945.


  • Golden Gloves Championships! U. S. Naval Training Center, Sampson, New York, December 1944. Photo file, Stanley Henderson
  • Burlington Y.M.C.A., December 28, 1942
  • Vermont Boxing, Markey's restaurant, Burlington, February 1942
  • Post Pearl Harbor, Memorial Auditorium, Burlington, VT. Beaupre vs Conti, January 29, 1942. Photo file, Stanley Henderson
  • Boxing! Barre Municipal Auditorium, March 27, 1941. Photo file, Stanley Henderson.
  • Barre Auditorium Boxing!, Amber vs Connolly, January 23, 1941. Photo file, Stanley Henderson.
  • Newport Armory Boxing!, Kadin vs Reese, May 16, 1940. Photo file, Stanley Henderson.
  • Newport Vermont Boxing!, Bibeau vs Kadin, April 25, 1940. ( Earnestt E. Henderson, St. Johnsbury, VT.) Photo file, Stanley Henderson.

    Fort Ethan Allen Boxing

  • Cochester Boxing Tournment Smoker-Programs 1939
  • Boxing Tournment Smoker-Programs 1938

    Early Vermont Boxing

  • Early Outdoor Boxing
    Bouts were fought in various Vermont locations including Burlington's Woodman Hall,
    Bennington's Hawks Auditorium on Union Street,
    Barre's Granite Street Hall, the Northfield Armory, the Lamoille Valley Fair in Morrisville,
    the Champlain Valley Exposition, in Essex Junction, and Hardwick, Vermont.
    Other locations and participants came from the Concurrent Military Training Camp, Colchester,
    the Waterbury and Peru C.C.C Camps,
    and the Meadow Brook Arena in North Adams, Massachusetts.

  • Events
    Statewide Cards from 1904 to 1935

    A variety of cards from 1928-35, including bouts at the Hawks Auditorium, sponsored by the V.F.W. Post 1332 in Bennington. Cards featured local fighters matching their skills against boxers from Vermont, New York, Maine, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Georgia, and Canada.
    Hometown favorites like Kid Jack, Wild Freddie Wright the Rising Star of Bennington, Emil Dupre, of Danby, and K. O. Kasper, of Burlington,
    fought the likes of Mike Fusco, of Albany, New York, Bill Mackey, of Worchester, Massachusetts, Charlie Shea, of Athol, Massachusetts,
    and Irish Paddy Flynn, of Boston.

  • Boxing events 1928-1935: Rounds

  • Women In Boxing. Molly McConnell - Tough Girl Looking For Respect

  • Draft "American Boxiana" syllabus

  • The Australian National Boxing Hall of Fame

  • Stockholm-Gotlands Boxningsforbund [Amateur Boxing Assocation]

    IBHF Induction Day Covers

  • 1990-1992, Ike Williams, Carlos Ortiz, Charley Burley, and Nino Benvenuti.
  • 1993, Joe Louis, the Brown Bomber.
  • Member since 1997: National Veteran Boxers Association, Ring #44, Buffalo, New York,
  • Member since 1995: International Boxing Research Organization,
  • Charter Member since 1993: Museum of Printing, Beverly, MA 01915
  • Lifetime Member since 1992: International Boxing Hall of Fame, Canastota, New York


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