Tuesday, June 17, 2014

The Centennial Boxers of 1967

1967 CENTENNIAL BOXERS: by Brian Zelley

The names of the 1967
Diamond Belt Tournament

                              *The two key tournaments in British Columbia in 1967
                       1967 BC Golden Gloved and the
                       1967 Diamond Belt Championships

Dick Findlay
1967 Golden Boy

Dave Wylie
1967 Diamond Boy
Firefighters Boxing Club
Vancouver, BC

Brian Zelley
Finalist 1967
Golden Gloves and Diamond Belt
Newcastle Boxing Club
Nanaimo, BC

Donate Paduano
, diamond boy runner-up 1967

Boxers in the finals
Austin, MacEachern, 
Scott, Logan, Boyce,
Zelley, Coulson, Lee,
Wylie, Fuller, Russell, 
O'Reilly, Paduano, Rorick, 
Smith, Wilson, Allan,
Kolhar, Craven, Taylor.

Promo for
1967 Golden Gloves
Dick Findlay
1966 Golden Boy
Freddy Fuller
1965 Golden Boy

Donato Paduano, Frankie Scott
Dick Findlay and Freddy Fuller

Ray Lampkin
Golden Boy runner-up
Ray would also be the
1968 BC Golden Boy
from Portland, Oregon.
In the seventies, Lampkin
fought Roberto Duran 
world lightweight title
in Panama.

Wes Craven, heavyweight
1967 Diamond Belt Champion
from Seattle, Washington

Beyond '67

Brian and Neil Knight
Neil Knight, Seattle
was 1968 Seattle 
Golden Gloves champ
1969 BC Golden Boy

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