Boxing News

Tom Mishou passes

20090824rip0-1

By Jose E. Santiago

Tom Mishou, former Secretary of the Georgia Athletic & Entertainment Commission, passed away early this morning after a long battle with cancer. Mishou was a hard nosed commission representative overseeing boxing during his stint. Always focused on the betterment of the sport he presided with fairness for everyone around him, but also extremely firm when anyone broke a rule. He’d give you fair warning once or twice, but if he found you purposely breaking a rule or skating the law, he’d have no problem publicly reprimanding you. He was extremely good at his job and loved the sport of boxing. Tom would often go out of his way to make sure that the media would be accommodated at events and was a devout reader of Fightnews.com. He was a friend of all in the boxing industry and will be remembered by all for his smile, engaging personality and work ethic. Fightnews.com will miss him.

    Help Support Fightnews.com®

    For 18 years, Fightnews.com® has delivered daily boxing news to fight fans around the globe. From the beginning, we have always kept Fightnews free to our readers and relied on advertiser support. Anyway, the Miami Herald, The Guardian, and Wikipedia among others have been using the “crowdfunding” revenue model, so we thought we’d test it too.

    Please consider helping out. You’re not obligated to, but even a $1 pledge would really help. And if we reach our goal, we plan to upgrade our server and maybe even nuke the ads altogether. Wouldn’t that be nice?










    world boxing association

    world boxing council



    boxing news tips






    philly boxing history

    All contents copyright 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 by Freitag Marketing Services, LLC.
    The information on this site cannot be reused without written permission.