“Boom Boom” Mancini To Be At HOF Aug. 1st
CANASTOTA, NY – JULY 30, 2013 – The International Boxing Hall of Fame announced today that former WBA lightweight champion Ray “Boom Boom” Mancini will be in Canastota to promote the release of The Good Son, a film on his life and boxing career, this Thursday, August 1st.
Ray “Boom Boom” Mancini
“We are very excited that ‘Boom Boom’ Mancini has included the Hall of Fame as part of the promotional tour for his film,” said Hall of Fame director Edward Brophy. “We look forward to welcoming him to ‘Boxing’s Hometown.’”
Mancini will be at the Hall of Fame on Thursday, August 1st to tour the Hall of Fame Museum and its many exhibits on boxing history. Mancini will also step back into the world famous Madison Square Garden boxing ring where he successfully defended his lightweight title thirty years ago against Orlando Romero (KO 9). The public is invited to attend at 3 p.m.
While in Canastota “Boom Boom” will conduct media interviews, greet fans and talk about the release of his film The Good Son.
A not-for-profit organization, the International Boxing Hall of Fame opened to the public in 1989 in Canastota, New York and is located at Exit 34 of the New York State Thruway. Hours of operation are Monday-Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday-Sunday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The Hall of Fame Museum offers unique and exciting exhibits of memorabilia, including fist castings, robes, boxing shoes, championship belts, statues, the Hall of Fame Wall and audio/visual stations highlighting classic boxing matches.
For more information please call (315) 697-7095, visit online at www.ibhof.com, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/InternationalBoxingHallofFame and on Twitter at www.twitter.com/BoxingHall.
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