Over 650 boxing fans and family members filled the Venetian on Thursday, November 9, 2017 at the beautiful Venetian in Garfield, New Jersey for the 48th Annual Induction and Award Ceremonies for the New Jersey Boxing Hall of Fame. This was the Largest crowd since 1989.
HONOREES being Inducted were Sal Alessi, Kenny “Bang Bang” Bogner, Clarence Coleman, Greg Everett, Anthony Hamm, Joey (Eye) Intrieri, Johnny Molnar, Bob Rooney Sr., Marlon Starling, Adrian Stone and Paul Vegliante.
POSTHUMOUSLY being Inducted were Jimmy Cerello, Oscar Goode and Mike Mastandrea.
Also, the NEW JERSEY BOXING HALL OF FAME Honored our Senior Amateur (Aadam Ali), Junior Olympic Amateur (Emmanuel Chance) & Pro Boxer of the Year (Derrick Webster) as well as the Amateur Official (Andrew Mustacchio) & Coach of the Year (Mike Rizzo), Plus our “2017 Man of the Year” (Chuck Wepner).
We thank Charlie Norkus Jr., for once again donating 2 FULL tables for our Amateur Boxing Champions. Ricardo Salazar for the beautiful AD Journals. We also want to thank Mike Guarino and Carl Blesing for their video work and Stan Janousek, Samad Haq and Ray Bailey for all the pictures!
Most of the following pictures were taken by Stan Janousek (professional fight name Stanley Yanachek)