Seven Days "Vermont Boxers Take to the (Golden Gloves) Tournaments"
Ethan De Seife Interviews Bob Winkler
Some Historical Review entries: Yankee Sullivan vs John Morrissey, October 1853
Morrissey vs Bill Poole 1854
Bill Poole Fatally Wounded and death - March 1855
What did the Marquis really think about his rules?
Additional historical coverage of the Sixth Annual Hall of Fame Dinner Banquet Buffalo Veteran Boxers Assocation, Ring #44 - held on August 9, 2002 and the Seventh Annual HFDB on August 15, 2003.
Early Vermont Boxing
Bouts were fought in various Vermont locations including Burlington's Woodman Hall,
Bennington's Hawks Auditorium on Union Street,
Barre's Granite Street Hall, the Northfield Armory, the Lamoille Valley Fair in Morrisville,
the Champlain Valley Exposition, in Essex Junction, and Hardwick, Vermont.
Other locations and participants came from the Concurrent Military Training Camp, Colchester,
the Waterbury and Peru C.C.C Camps,
and the Meadow Brook Arena in North Adams, Massachusetts.
A variety of cards from 1928-35, including bouts at the Hawks Auditorium, sponsored by the V.F.W. Post 1332 in Bennington.
Cards featured local fighters matching their skills against boxers from Vermont, New York, Maine, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Georgia, and Canada.
Hometown favorites like Kid Jack, Wild Freddie Wright the Rising Star of Bennington, Emil Dupre, of Danby, and K. O. Kasper, of Burlington,
fought the likes of Mike Fusco, of Albany, New York, Bill Mackey, of Worchester, Massachusetts, Charlie Shea, of Athol, Massachusetts,
and Irish Paddy Flynn, of Boston.