Golden gloves in amateur boxing 1963
If you go back far enough Chicago Tribune sports editor Arch Ward in conceived the idea of a city-wide amateur boxing tournament, to be sponsored by the newspaper. Each champion was awarded a miniature golden glove, which gave the Golden Gloves tournament its name. However, boxing became illegal in Illinois in , so the tournament seemed to be a one-time event. In the meantime, the New York Daily News originated a similar championship tournament for amateur boxers on the East Coast in The Illinois Legislature made boxing legal once more, primarily so the second Dempsey-Tunney fight could be staged in Chicago in September of
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Thomas, U. Griffith came to the United States as a teenager and was encouraged to become a boxer by his employer, the owner of a hat factory. In , after winning the New York Daily News and Intercity Golden Gloves amateur welterweight pound titles, he began his professional career. In his first 24 bouts as a professional, Griffith lost only twice, at which point he was given his first chance at a title bout. This last fight resulted in tragedy when in the 12th round Griffith backed Paret into a corner and continued to punch him as he slumped against the ropes until the referee finally stepped in to stop the fight. Paret lapsed into a coma and died 10 days later. Griffith, who insisted that the brutality was not associated with remarks Paret had made prior to the bout about his sexuality, was shaken by the death and was never as aggressive in the ring.
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Packer inducted into National Golden Gloves Hall
In the Champions Of The Past Series we take a closer look at some of the boxers who held WBF titles in years gone by, from lesser known champions to world renowned fighters, legends of the sport and current or future Hall of Famers. He turned to professional boxing relatively late, at 25 years of age, after winning the National Golden Gloves championships at Welterweight, the same year that fellow future WBF champions Carl Daniels and Roy Jones Jr. Turner made his paid debut on October 8 on a small show in Jonesville, Arkansas, knocking out in two rounds an opponent reportedly named Tommy Jeans with an abysmal record of
Dave Packer has attracted national attention to Grand Rapids during his decorated amateur boxing career. And, at 63, he is not done. This humbles me and brings me back home.
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