Philly Boxing History presented
the 12th Annual Briscoe Awards Sunday, April 14th, at Xfinity Live!
in South Philly. This year, special awards went to legends Stanley
"Kitten" Hayward and J Russell Peltz, while the top local boxers of
the day took home awards in a variety of categories including
Fighter of the Year, Fight of the Year, Rookie of the Year, Amateur
of the Year, and several others.
Kalvin Henderson and Brandon Robinson were honored for their
"2018 Fight of the Year"
Trainer Raul Rivas accepted two award for his fighter Tevin Farmer
("Fighter of the Year" and "Performance of the Year")
Kitten Hayward won a lifetime achievement award for his great career
Promoter J Russell Peltz received a special Briscoe Medal for 50
years in boxing
Jeremy Cuevas too home the award as the "Prospect of the Year"
"Rookie of the Year" Paul Kroll
Atif Oberlton was named the "Amateur of the Year"
Samuel Teah scored the "Upset of the Year"
Danny Garcia received his medal for the "KO of the Year" prior to
Kenny Ludwig's shot of Cruz Cunningham won the "2018 Photo of the
Christian Carto did not attend the Awards, but won for "The One to
Quaheem Davis won the "Everett Brothers Award"
Alex Barbosa, the announcer and host of the Briscoe Awards
Nate Miller, Rodney Frazier, Marvis Frazier, Marvin Mack, Mike
Everett, Tim Witherspoon (& daughter), Charles Brewer, Lionel Byarm,
Tim Zatzariny, and others were in attendance
Some of the luminaries in attendance
Marvis Frazier, Lou DiPonziano & Rodney Frazier
The crowd at Xfinity Live!
Marvis Frazier and Buster Custus
Adriana Soto, Chino Rivas & Linda Peltz
Marvis Frazier with Ken Hissner
Garrett Wilson and Damon Feldman
Fred Druding, Chailie Sgrillo, Joe Divon, & Robert Rubnitz
Nino Del Buono and John Gallagher
Marvis Frazier, Kitten Hayward and Terry Nilon
Fred Druding won the Jeff Chandler poster
Charles Brewer & Kitten Hayward
John won the Blue Horizon poster
Promoter Marshall Kauffman with the combatants of the year's best
Will Davis, the father & trainer of Quaheem Davis
Davis receives the "Everett Brothers Award"
Mike & Eddie Everett
Dave Price presented the "Amateur of the Year" award
Atif Oberlton and Dave Price