Thursday, September 04, 2008

Joey Giardello Dead at 78

Joey Giardello passes
Former middleweight champion Joey Giardello passed away today a little after noon at the age of 78 in Cherry Hill, NJ. "He was the greatest middleweight ever to come out of Philly and one of the few white fighters of his era who fought every tough black guy out there," said Hall of Fame Philadelphia promoter J Russell Peltz. Funeral arrangements are pending.


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Mike Duffau said...

my respects to a great fighter. R.I.P.

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