UNCASVILLE, Conn. (November 13, 2012) – Limited tickets are still available to purchase for Saturday night's (Nov. 17) 8th annual Connecticut Boxing Hall of Fame (CBHOF) Gala Induction Dinner in the Uncas Ballroom at Mohegan Sun.
All of the 2012 CBHOF Hall of Fame inductees, as well as this year's CBHOF award winners, will be honored this Saturday evening. Tickets, priced at $75.00, are on sale now by calling Kim Baker at Mohegan Sun (1.860-.862.7377) or Sherman Cain at the Manchester Journal Inquirer (1.800.237.3606 X321). Doors open at 5:30 p.m. ET, cocktails at 6 p.m. ET, followed by dinner.
The incoming class of CBHOF inductees include former World Boxing Association (WBA) light middleweight champion “Tremendous” Travis Simms, former World Boxing Union (WBU) middleweight titlist “Dangerous” Dana Rosenblatt, five-time Trainer of the Year Freddie Roach, promoter Jimmy Burchfield (Classic Entertainment and Sports, Inc.), manager George Cruz and the late manager/promoter Lou Viscusi.
The 2012 award winners are Tony “TNT” Grano, Conn. Professional Boxer of the Year; Elvis Figueroa, Conn. Amateur Boxer of the Year; Dick Flaherty, Official of the Year; Mitchell Etess, Contributor To Boxing
Go online to www.ctboxinghof.com for more information about the Connecticut Boxing Hall of Fame.