PHILLY BOXING HISTORY                                                                            July 19, 2012


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South Philly southpaw Hammerin' Hank Lundy, the WBC #1 lightweight contender, fights Raymundo Beltran live at Resorts Casino Hotel in Atlantic City on Friday, July 27th. The fight will be televised on ESPN2, but you can win a pair of tickets to the live boxing show, which also features Philly stars Farah Ennis & Miguel Cartagena. CES Boxing Pro-motions has offered a pair of tickets to one Philly Boxing History reader who can answer the trivia question below. To win, send your answer, your name, e-mail & phone number in an e-mail to: One random winner will be selected from all correct entries, and contacted on July 26.

The question:

What is the name of the South Philly southpaw who fought Benny Leonard twice for the world lightweight title in the 1920s?

The correct answer was Lew Tendler.

The winner of this contest was Joe Costa of Philadelphia.




John DiSanto - News & Notes - July 19, 2012