Ring 8 VBA Holiday Awards Banquet -2018

The biggest stars in boxing to appear at The Ring 8 Holiday and Awards Ceremony This Sunday at Russo’s on the Bay in Howard Beach, New York

Terence Crawford to be awarded Fighter of the Year

Riddick Bowe wins Legend Award

Oleksandr Usyk to win Historical Award

Jarrell “Big Baby” Miller wins NY State Fighter of The Year

Some of the biggest names in boxing will be on display as Ring 8 will host their annual Holiday and Awards Ceremony at Russo’s on the Bay (162-45 Cross Bay Blvd, Howard Beach, NY 11414) beginning at 12:30 p.m. and lasting to 5:30 p.m.

WBO Welterweight world champion Terence Crawford will take home the coveted Fighter of the Year.; Former Heavyweight champion of the world, and New York native Riddick Bowe will be honored with The Legend Award.

Undisputed Cruiserweight world champion, Oleksandr Usyk will be an honored with The Historical Award based on the strength of his accomplishment of winning all four sanctioning body titles.

Just when you think out going President Jack Hirsch can’t top his latest event, he does just that. Last year he brought in Vasyl “Hi Tech” Lomachenko and Michael Spinks, as well as several other world Champions. This year he brought in current World Champions, Terence Crawford, Oleksandr Usyk, Oleksandr Gvozdyk, Alicia Napoleon, PLUS former World Champions such as Riddick Bowe, Vito Antuofermo, Iran Brakley, Junior Jones, PLUS the #2 WBA Heavyweight Contender Jarrell “Big Baby” Miller.

Among the other honorees was Congressman, Peter King, Brian Kenny, Steve Weisfeld, Brian McIntyre, Johnny Turner, Edgar Berlanga, Julio Albino Salinas, Robert O’Connell, Jeff Jowett, Lisa Elovich, Willie Vargas and Pat Russo.

CONGRATULATIONS  goes out to President Jack Hirsch and his committee, for an OUTSTANDING JOB!

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