Limited Tickets still available for this Sunday's 30th annual Ring 8 Holiday Event & Awards


NEW YORK (December 6, 2016) - Limited tickets are still available for this Sunday afternoon's (Dec. 11) 30th annual Ring 8 Holiday Event and Awards Ceremony (12:30-5:30 p.m. ET) at Russo's On The Bay in Howard Beach, New York.

Ring 8's 2016 award winners are listed below:

2016 RING 8 Award Winners

International Fighter Achievement: Barry McGuigan

International Fighter of the Year: Carl Frampton

International Promoter of the Year: Cyclone Promotions

NYS Fighter of the Year: Danny Jacobs

NYS Female Fighter of the Year: Sonya Lamonakis

Knockout of the Year: Joe Smith, Jr.

Uncrowned Champion: Larry Stanton

Manager of the Year: Phil Capobianco

Trainer of the Year: Jerry Capobianco

Rising Promoter of the Year: Ronson Frank

Official of the Year: Frank Lombardi

Amateur Official of the Year: Frankie Martinez

Amateur Boxer of the Year: Christina Cruz

Long & Meritorious Service: Dr. Barry Jordan

Contender of the Year: Cletus Seldin

Prospect of the Year: Julian Sosa

Sunnyside Garden: John Clohessy

USA Olympic Boxer of the Year: Shakur Stevenson

Sam Kellerman Media: Bobby Cassidy, Jr.

David Diamante will once again serve as the event's Master of Ceremonies.

Tickets, priced at $125.00 per person, are available to purchase by contacting Bob Duffy by phone (516.313.2304) or email DepComish@aol.com. Donations of any denomination are welcome for those unable to attend the festivities.

Tickets include a complete brunch with cocktail hour upon entry, followed by seating at the awards ceremony, dinner and dessert, and top-shelf open bar throughout the afternoon. There will also be a silent auction of boxing memorabilia. This event is expected to sell-out and everybody is urged to purchase tickets as soon as possible to secure favorable seating.

Go online to www.Ring8ny.com for more information about Ring 8 or its annual Holiday Events and Awards Ceremony.

Russo's On The Bay is located at 162-45 Crossbay Blvd. in Howard Beach (718.843.5055).

ABOUT RING 8: Formed in 1954 by an ex-prizefighter, Jack Grebelsky, Ring 8 became the eighth subsidiary of what was then known as the National Veteran Boxers Association - hence, RING 8 - and today the organization's motto still remains: Boxers Helping Boxers.

RING 8 is fully committed to supporting less fortunate people in the boxing community who may require assistance in terms of paying rent, medical expenses, or whatever justifiable need.

Go on line to www.Ring8ny.com for more information about RING 8, the largest group of its kind in the United States with more than 350 members. Annual membership dues is only $30.00 and each member is entitled to a buffet dinner at RING 8 monthly meetings, excluding July and August. All active boxers, amateur and professional, are entitled to a complimentary RING 8 yearly membership. Guests of Ring 8 members are welcome at a cost of only $7.00 per person



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