The incoming class of CBHOF inductees include former WBA jr middleweight champion “Tremendous” Travis Simms, former WBU middleweight titlist “Dangerous” Dana Rosenblatt, five-time Trainer of the Year Freddie Roach, promoter Jimmy Burchfield of Classic Entertainment and Sports, manager George Cruz and the late manager/promoter Lou Viscusi.
This year’s awards include Professional Boxer of the Year for Tony “TNT” Grano; Amateur Boxer of the Year for Elvis Figueroa; Official of the year for Dick Flaherty; and Mitchell Etess will receive special mention as a Contributor to Boxing.
Tickets are $75 and available by calling Kim Baker at Mohegan Sun (860.862.7377) or Sherman Cain at the Manchester Journal Inquirer (800.237.3606 x321). Doors open at 5:30p and cocktails are at 6p which is followed by dinner. Visit www.ctboxinghof.com for more info.