The Atlantic City Boxing Hall of Fame joined forces with former Light Heavyweight/Heavyweight champion Michael Spinks to host a viewing party for the Keith Thurman vs Danny Garcia fight on March 4 at the gorgeous VUE Rooftop Bar & Lounge at the Claridge Hotel in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Thurman unified the welterweight title in a split decision over Garcia in the bout which took place at the Barclay Center in Brooklyn, New York.
Attendees included founder Ray McCline, the Honorable Don Guardian, Mayor of Atlantic City, Angela Crockett, ACBHOF Director of Communications, Roy Foreman, actor Lillo Brancato and Flo Anthony, who was surprised with a portrait birthday cake, balloons and cupcakes.
The ACBOF weekend takes place May 26-28 at the Claridge. The 2017 inductees include Mike Tyson, Arturo Gotti, Leavander Johnson, Michael Spinks, Matthew Saad Muhammad, Larry Holmes, Mike Rossman, Dwight Muhammad Qawi, Lou Duva, who recently passed, Mike Hall Sr, Bill Johnson, Don King, Frank Gelb, Russell Peltz, Don Elbaun, Larry Hazzard Sr, Dr. Frank Doggett, Steve Smoger, Dave Bontempo, Jack Obermayer, Bert Sugar, Bob Lee, Ken Condon and Dennis Gomes.
Photo Caption: Michael Spinks, Lillo Brancato, Ray McCline
Photographer: Donny Ragsdale