2006 AAPRP Medical Boxing Awards

Darien, Connecticut – June 30, 2006 – The American Association of Professional Ringside Physicians (AAPRP) announced today the 2006 AAPRP Award Recipients. These awards will be presented on Friday, September 15, 2006 at the AAPRP’s Annual Medical Seminar at the Luxor Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. They are as follows:

Ringside Physician of the Year – Dr. Larry Lovelace
(Oklahoma Ringside Physician & ABC Medical Board Member)

Administrator of the Year – Mr. Armando Garcia
(California State Athletic Commission – Executive Director)

Outstanding Contribution to Boxing – Mr. Alex Ramos
(Retired Boxing Foundation – Founder & Director)

Distinguished Educator of the Year – Dr. Raymond Monsell
(Ringside Medicine Researcher – United Kingdom)

Lifetime Achievement Award – Mr. Jose Sulaiman
(President – World Boxing Council )

Media Award – Mr. Jack Hirsch
(Journalist – Boxing Writer)

For more information or for registration materials, please contact the AAPRP or visit www.AAPRP.Org or call (203) 662-8900

Established in 1997, the AAPRP was created to develop medical protocols and guidelines to ensure the safety and protection of professional boxer. The not-for-profit association is comprised of experienced ringside physicians from around the world who are dedicated to the medical aspects of the sport of boxing. Since its inception, the AAPRP has consistently grown to include physicians from around the globe who are working together toward a common goal of helping to ensure the health, safety and protection of professional boxers.