Wednesday, May 12, 2010
DYNAMITE DAN IS BACK - NOVEMBER 10, 1976
DYNAMITE DAN IS BACK; By Brian W. Zelley
( Sportcaster, November 10, 1976) MATT MONTGOMERY,
and GARY ( Tiger ) ROBINSON will see action in Nanaimo. )
(Top Photo - "Dynamite" Dan Wright - photo by Dorothy Zelley, November 21, 2009)
Welcome news for Victoria A's boxing program is the return of 'Dynamite' DAN WRIGHT.
to Victoria after two years in Vancouver and Nanaimo. Dan's last match was a victory
over NEIL MELROSE in the 1974 Tournament of Champions in Nanaimo.''
A special tribute is due IAN DUDDY newlty elected manager of the boxing program. In his brief term,
Duddy has arranged three fight cards for Victoria boxers. On November 13, MATT MONTGOMERY
and GARY ( Tiger ) ROBINSON will see action in Nanaimo. On November 20 a 12 bout card is scheduled for the
Quadra Recreation Centre. On November 27, several boxers will travel to Powell River.
The November 20 card is scheduled for Victoria will be the first card of the newly formed
VICTORIA ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION. Boxers are expected from Victoria, Nanaimo,
PowellRiver and Vancouver. On the Nanaimo card, Robinson will face TOM MCMURTRY
of Cloverdale and Montgomery will face STEPHEN VARRO of Nanaimo.
Some of the tournaments scheduled later in the season will be the Emerald Gloves.
Silver Gloves and Golden Gloves along with Provincial tourna,ents. If the Victoria card
is a success more will be slated for the near future.