Buffalo Boxing Hall of Fame

BUFFALO VETERAN BOXERS ASSOCIATION
RING 44 HALL OF FAME MEMBERS

2012

Sam Bruce - Welterweight 1924- 1935
George Lampshire - Trainer/Manager 1940′s- 1960′s
Paddy Lavin - Welterweight 1900- 1914
Herman Smith - Featherweight/Lightweight 1910- 1922
LT. COL. Matt Urban – Amateur Boxer/Coach/Trainer

2011

Harry Fuller - Middleweight 1925- 1934
Alan Kemp – Middleweight 1972- 1975
Dick Loadman – Bantamweight/Featherweight 1912-1925
Joe Mesi – Heavyweight 1997- 2007

2010

Lee Bohles – Lightweight 1945-1963
Luke Carr - Welterweight 1919-1929
Don Elbaum – Matchmaker/Promoter/Boxer 1960-
Richard Glaser - Matchmaker/Promoter/Agent 1992-
William “Lil Red” Hackmer – Flyweight 1979-1985
Richard Hall - Middleweight 1957-1971

2009

Jimmy Gilligan – Featherweight 1931-1942
Frankie Best - Middleweight 1942-1949
Bernie Blacher – Manager, Trainer, Promoter 1950s-1960s
Benny Ross – Light Heavyweight 1921-1930
Jimmy Watkins – Welterweight 1952-1962
Tony Sciolino – Featherweight 1930-1947

2008

Harris Blake – Lightweight ’38-’49
Dennis “Rocky” Cudney – Welterweight ’69-’74
Bobby McQuillar – Lightweight ’42-’48
Lee Oma – Heavyweight ’39-’51
Gene Poirerier – Welterweight ’51-’56
Neal Rivers – Middleweight ’52-’62

2007

Joey DeJohn – Middleweight
Bert Finch – Boxing Manager
Steve Halaiko – Lightweight
Brian LaSpada – Cruiserweight
Jake Schiffer - Lightweight
Paul Wielopolski - Amateur Boxer/Coach

2006

George (Big Boy) Brackey – Heavyweight
Danny DiLiberto – Lightweight
Charley Murray - Promoter
Dick Topinko – Light Welterweight
Ted Whitfield – Welterweight
Msgr. Franklin Kelliher – Boxer–/ Promoter/Trainer

2005

Al Baldesino - Lightweight
Joe Matisi - Heavyweight
Willie (KO) Brennan – Middleweight
Al Rogers – Welter& Middleweight
Bud Christiano - Lightweight
Tony Ventura – Heavyweight

2004

Art Weigand – Light Heavyweight
Allen Faulkner – Welterweight
Vic Eisen – Featherweight
Vince Cala – Lightweight
Tom Hicks – Light Heavyweight
Jack Singer – Manager/Promoter

2003

Tony LaBarbara – Lightweight
Stan Fitzgerald – Lightweight
Jackie Donnelly – Lightweight
Bobby Scanlon – Lightweight
John Sudac Jr. – Manager/Trainer
Frankie Schoell – Welterweight/Middleweight

2002

Rocky Fumerelle – Middleweight
Dick Wipperman – Heavyweight
Sam Butera – Bantamweight
Art (Tiger) Foster – Lightweight
Vic Brown – Heavyweight
Jimmy (James) Duffy – Welterweight

2001

Paul (Red) Carr – Manager
Tommy Tedesco – Lightweight
Jackie Donovan – Welterweight
Bobby Clause – Welterweight
John (Spider) Thompson – Featherweight
Charlie Basile – Boxer/Referee

2000

Jimmy Harkins – Bantamweight
Bobby Tracey – Lightweight
Freddie Mueller – Lightweight
Lou Scozza – Light Heavyweight
Ed Cudney – Welterweight
Jimmy Ralston – Light Heavyweight

1999

Patsy Newman – Bantamweight
Johnny Green – Welterweight
Walter Kolby – Welterweight
Henry Brimm – Middleweight
Prentiss Hall – Light heavyweight
Joey Giambra – Middleweight

1998

Jimmy Clark – Middleweight
Tom Stenhouse – Lightweight
Frank Wakefield – Sportswriter
Joe Gimbrone – Light Heavyweight
Joe Muscato – Heavyweight
Phil Muscato – Heavyweight

1997

Frank Erne* – Lightweight
Jimmy Goodrich* – Lightweight
Rocky Kansas* – Lightweight
Jimmy Slattery* – Light Heavyweight
George Nichols* – Light Heavyweight
Tommy Paul* – Featherweight

*WORLD CHAMPION