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Emile Griffith tribute Tuesday

Former boxer Emile Griffith attends the premiere of

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Here' a release from Ring 8, which will honor the great Emile Griffith at their September meeting:   Ring 8 will pay tribute to the late, great Emile Griffith at tomorrow night's (Tuesday, Sept. 17 at 7 p.m. ET) monthly meeting at historic Waterfront Crabhouse, in Long Island City, New York.   The six-time, three-division world champion Griffith (85-24-2, 23 KOs) was born in the Virgin...

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A monument for Sunnyside Garden

Boxing legend Gerry Cooney attends the premiere of

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Here's a press release from Ring 8, the Veteran Boxers Association. They have a ceremony at the site of the old Sunnyside Garden arena in Queens this weekend.

NEW YORK (October 2, 2012) - Ring 8 will host a commemorative ceremony for the old Sunnyside Garden Arena this Saturday afternoon ( October 6), starting at 12 noon (ET), highlighted by the unveiling of a monument on the site of the former...

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