On Saturday, May 21st, 2022, the Connecticut Boxing Hall of Fame (CBHOF) will hold its 16th Annual Gala Induction Dinner at Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, CT.

We are excited about inducting two world class Connecticut fighters, WNBC Middleweight Champion Elvin Ayala from New Haven and Hartford’s own, IBO Super Bantamwieght Champion Mike Oliver. Joining them will be top Connecticut referee, Danny Schiavone, long-time trainer Jose “Papo” Colon from Hartford and manager Mike Criscio from New Haven. Rounding out the class of 2021 will be Frank Russo, who was integral in bringing boxing back to Hartford in the 1970s.

We will also be honoring the following extraordinary men and women that comprise our class of 2020: Steve Carr, Eddie Dolan, Barbara Dunn, Al Gainer, Mosey King, William J. “Bill” Lee and Jimmy Leto.

It promises be a great night for the entire boxing community…the inductees, their families and friends but most importantly, our Connecticut boxing fans!

Tickets for the CBHOF 16th annual Gala Induction Dinner, reasonably priced at $90.00, are on sale and available to purchase by calling Sherman Cain at 860.212.9029 and Rider Productions at 860.413.9067. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. ET, followed by a full sit-down dinner at 7 p.m. ET.


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Mark your calendars! The Connecticut Boxing Hall of Fame induction gala returns to the Uncas Ballroom at Mohegan Sun on Saturday, May 21, 2022. Tickets will be on sale starting January 1. We invite you to join our special honored guests and many notable celebrities in attendance at our 16th annual Gala Reception.

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