The Briscoe Awards is an annual award ceremony that honors the best of Philadelphia boxing from the previous year. "The Briscoe Awards are named in honor of legendary Philly middleweight Bennie Briscoe and the trophies given away – the Briscoe Statue and the Briscoe Medal – all bear the deceased icon’s likeness. The event brings together the local boxing community, including the award winners, their families, past and present boxers, fight fans, other boxing people, and general sports fans."
The Briscoe Awards will be held on October 15, 2017 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM at XFINITY Live in Philadelphia.
Check out Part I of our Bonus Round interview on both SoundCloud and iTunes:
Bonus Round - John DiSanto and the 10th Annual Briscoe Awards Part I on SoundCloud
Bonus Round - John DiSanto and the 10th Annual Briscoe Awards Part I on iTunes
Stay tuned to The Weigh-In Boxing Blog and Podcast for the second installment of our interview which will air on October 1st! Part II will cover this year's Briscoe Award recipients.
For more information on this year's Briscoe Awards, check out our recent post on the event:
10th Annual Briscoe Awards
You can also contact John DiSanto at 609-377-6413 for tickets and more information on how to support this great event!
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