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Ring 8 (NY) Gala Is SUNDAY, Dec. 10…TIX INFO HERE…Loma Will Be There!



Ring 8 will have their Annual Holiday Party on Sunday, December 10th at Russo’s On The Bay, located at 162-45 Cross Bay Blvd., Howard Beach, NY.

Tickets are still available BUT you have to act fast! PLEASE contact President Jack Hirsch at 516-790-7592.

Vasyl Lomachenko – Muhammad Ali International Fighter of the Year Award

Michael Spinks – Historical Award

Michael Conlan – International Prospect of the Year Award

Marcus Browne – New York State Fighter of the Year Award

Amanda Serrano – New York State Female Fighter of the Year Award

Bobby Cassidy Sr. – Sunnyside Gardens Award

Devaun Lee – New York State Prospect of the Year Award

Skender & Enver Halili – Rising Contender Award

Matt Christie – Sam Kellerman Media Award

Hector Roca – New York State Trainer of the Year Award

Edwin Torres – Long & Meritorious Service Award

Robert Perez – New York State Official of the Year Award

Mercedes Vazquez Simmons – New York State Promoter of the Year Award

Richard Kiley – Uncrowned Champion Award

Dr. Osric King – Ringside Physician of the Year Award

Joanne Doyle Hutchins – Good Guy Award

George Newman – Ring 8 Member of the Year Award

Mike Reno – Community Service Award

Editor/publisher Michael Woods became addicted to boxing in 1990, when Buster Douglas shocked the world with his demolition of the fearsome Mike Tyson. The Brooklyn-based journalist Woods has covered the sport since then, for ESPN The Magazine,, ESPN New York, RING, and he was editor of from 2007-2015. Woods is also an accomplished blow by blow and color man, having done work for Top Rank, DiBella Entertainment, EPIX, and numerous other organizations.