Thursday, February 14, 2013


                                       BRITISH COLUMBIA AMATEUR 

                                       BOXING HALL OF FAME
                                           2013 Inductees

Golden Girl
- Women in Boxing -

Other Island Names in 2013

Vic Murdoch, Derrick Hoyt, Mickey Griffin,
Gary Wood, Jack Snaith, George Nepper
Jim Howie and Jeannine Garside.

Other Island Names: 2010 to 2012

Rick Brough, Dale Walters, Donnie Orr,
Matt O'Brien, Alan Brown, Geoge Shiels,
Charles John, Eddie Haddad and
Fred Desrosiers.
Eddie Haddad is also an
inductee of the:
*Greater Victoria Sports
Hall of Fame.
*Manitoba Sports 
Hall of Fame.
* Canadian Military 
Sports Hall of Fame.

(Dale Walters fought for the Burnaby boxing club and Astoria in Vancouver
but was born in Port Alice so has a connection to Vancouver Isand)

* Campbell River Eagles Boxing Club and
* Nanaimo Boxing Club
\Vancouver Island folks were also involved
in the 1967 Centennial International
Diamond Belt tournament:
*** boxers were Billy Taylor, Brian  Zelley, Ken Alexander and Les Vegas. ***
After the 1966/67 season, Billy, Brian and Les moved to train at different 
clubs in Vancouver: Billy Taylor: Astoria Boxing Club
Brian Zelley: Firefighters Boxing Club and
Les Vegas:  East Vancouver Optimists Boxing Club.  


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