The International Boxing Hall of Fame announced its flags will fly at half-staff in memory of junior welterweight champion Aaron “The Hawk” Pryor, who passed away today in Cincinnati, OH after a long battle with heart disease. He was 60.… Read Article
In sad and shocking news, it has been reported by ESPN that boxing legend Aaron Pryor has passed away at the age of just 61. No news has yet been confirmed regarding what the cause of death was (Aaron was battling heart disease but this has not yet been confirmed as the cause of his untimely death), but fight fans the world over are certain to be moved by this loss. Pryor, a fabulous talent … Read Article
CANASTOTA, NY – MARCH 10, 2015 – The International Boxing Hall of Fame announced today junior welterweight world champion and Hall of Famer Aaron “The Hawk” Pryor is confirmed to participate in festivities planned for the 2015 Hall of Fame Induction Weekend June 11-14th.… Read Article
Former world champions Aaron “Hawk” Pryor, Carlos Palomino and Tony DeMarco will be special guests Sunday afternoon (12:30-5:00 p.m. ET), December 14 for the 28th annual RING 8 Holiday Event and Awards Ceremony at Russo’s On The Bay in Howard Beach, New York. International ring announcer David Diamante will serve as master of ceremonies.… Read Article
Tonight at 9:00 p.m. on MSG Network’s Friday Night Fights, hosted by John Duddy and Mark Breland: Alexis Arguello vs. Aaron Pryor II (9/9/83).
This classic rematch of their November 1982 fight found Alexis Arguello and Aaron Pryor exchanging blows for nine strong rounds until Pryor’s 10th Round uppercut stunned Arguello and a barrage of secondary punches sent him to the mat for good.… Read Article
CANASTOTA, NY – APRIL 8, 2013 – The International Boxing Hall of Fame announced today junior welterweight champion and 1996 Hall of Fame Inductee Aaron “The Hawk” Pryor is set to return to Canastota for the 24th Annual Hall of Fame Induction Weekend festivities, June 6-9th.
“Hands down, Aaron Pryor was one of boxing’s most exciting fighters to watch,” said Hall of Fame director Edward Brophy. “His aggressive, take no prisoners style endeared him to … Read Article