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DEGUARDIA AMONG INDUCTEES FOR CT HALL OF FAME

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (July 29, 2013) – The Connecticut Boxing Hall of Fame (CBHOF) has officially announced its Class of 2013.  New members will be inducted at the 9TH annual BHOF Gala Induction Dinner on Saturday night, November 9 in the Uncas Ballroom at Mohegan Sun.


The new CBHOF inductees are former world title challengers Luigi “Kid Dynamite” Campurato and Israel “Pito” Cardona, broadcaster Al Bernstein, promoter Joe DeGuardia, refereeJohnny Callas and USA Boxing administrator Roland Roy.

 

“This year’s class has a diverse group of outstanding people,” CBHOF president and Class of 2011 inductee Glenn Feldmansaid.  “These inductees represent boxing across the board, featuring world-class fighters, an international award-winning announcer, one of the top promoters in the industry, and a top official and administrator.”

 

Former European flyweight champion Camputaro (29-10-1, 9 KOs) may have been born in Italy but he fought out of his home in Hartford (CT).  He fought professionally, largely in Europe, between 1984 and 1998.  In 1993, he unsuccessfully challenged Jacob Matlala in South Africa for the World Boxing Organization (WBO) flyweight championship.

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