Wednesday, April 02, 2008

Rick Farris

The following photos were sent to me by Frank Baltazar Sr, who has been more than generous with his photos. Rick Farris, as I have mentioned before is a former amateur and professional boxer back in the 1960’ and 1970’s. He was, for a time, trained by Mel Epstein, my former trainer. Farris’ is a boxing historian and writer and much of his writings on boxing in Los Angeles, Southern California and the Main Street Gym can be found at Cyber Boxing Zone.

Monica Farris, Lucia Rijker, Rick Farris

This was taken at Main St. Gym in 1967.
Amos "Big Train" Lincoln, Johnny Flores, Ricky Farris, unknown, Jerry Quarry, Joe Shelton

Rick Farris Sugar Ray Robinson Unknown - 1969- Main St. Gym

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