ATLANTIC BOXING TELEVISION

"When Fights Were Fights"





PROFESSIONAL BOXING AT THE LOWELL SHERATON (1994)


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Join producer John Horrigan, brawler Peter McGowan and former welterweight champion Paulie Stivaletta as they bring you ringside for boxing action on ATLANTIC BOXING TELEVISION






Episode 11 - Paul Stivaletta (Great Boston Boxers)



EVENT: Professional Boxing in Lowell
LOCATION: Lowell Sheraton - Lowell, MA
DATE: January, 1994
RUNNING TIME: 9:11

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COMMENTS: Paul Stivaletta talks about great fighters who are native to the Greater Boston Area over the past 100 years, such as Rocky Marciano and John L. Sullivan.

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Episode 12 - Jim Amos (Boxer's Preparations)



EVENT: Professional Boxing in Lowell
LOCATION: Lowell Sheraton - Lowell, MA
DATE: January, 1994
RUNNING TIME: 2:21

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COMMENTS: - Peter McGowan talks to former boxer Jim Amos about proper preparation for a big fight.

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Episode 12 - Steve Tobey (McNeeley's Fight)



EVENT: Professional Boxing in Lowell
LOCATION: Lowell Sheraton - Lowell, MA
DATE: January, 1994
RUNNING TIME: 1:44

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COMMENTS: Peter McGowan talks to reporter Steve Tobey about the upcoming Peter McNeeley fight.

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Episode 12: Fight 1 - Carucini vs. Aponte (Jr. Lightweight)



EVENT: Professional Boxing in Lowell
LOCATION: Lowell Sheraton - Lowell, MA
DATE: January, 1994
FIGHTERS: Ray Aponte (Black Shoes) vs. Julio Carucini (White Shoes)
WEIGHT CLASS: Jr. Lightweight
RUNNING TIME: 6:00

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COMMENTS: Paul Stivaletta and Peter McGowan call a professional Junior Lightweight bout between Ray Aponte (Black Shoes) and Julio Carucini (White Shoes) on a professional boxing card at the Lowell Sheraton in Lowell, Massachusetts on January 21st, 1994.

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Episode 12 - Fight 2/Part 1: Lucas vs. Burgos (Jr. Mid)



Episode 12 - Fight 2/Part 2: Lucas vs. Burgos (Jr. Mid)



EVENT: Professional Boxing in Lowell
LOCATION: Lowell Sheraton - Lowell, MA
DATE: January, 1994
FIGHTERS: Vinnie Lucas (White Trunks) vs. Bert Burgos (Black Trunks)
WEIGHT CLASS: Jr. Middleweight
RUNNING TIME: 9:00 (Part I) / 7:18 (Part II)

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COMMENTS: A Junior Middleweight match between Vinnie Lucas (White Trunks) and Bert Burgos (Black Trunks) on a professional boxing card at the Lowell Sheraton in Lowell, Massachusetts. Peter McGowan is joined by Paulie Stivaletta with the ringside call of the fight.

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PART I




PART II









Episode 12 - Nick Previti (Scoring A Fight)



EVENT: Professional Boxing in Lowell
LOCATION: Lowell Sheraton - Lowell, MA
DATE: January, 1994
RUNNING TIME: 2:23

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COMMENTS: Peter McGowan and Paul Stivaletta interview former lightweight champion (and boxing referee) Nick Previti along with New England Amateur Boxing Federation Vice President Bill Connolly before a professional fight card at the Lowell Sheraton in Lowell, Massachusetts.

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Episode 13 - Paul Stivaletta (His Championship Fight)



EVENT: Professional Boxing in Lowell
LOCATION: Lowell Sheraton - Lowell, MA
DATE: January, 1994
RUNNING TIME: 1:58

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COMMENTS: Paul Stivaletta talks to Peter McGowan about his historic welterweight championship fight at Boston Arena vs. Dave Grant in 1957. The fight footage is used as the A.B.T. end credits.

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Episode 14 - Bill Connolly (The State of Amateur Boxing)



EVENT: Professional Boxing in Lowell
LOCATION: Lowell Sheraton - Lowell, MA
DATE: January, 1994
RUNNING TIME: 5:10

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COMMENTS: Peter McGowan interviews New England Amateur Boxing Federation Vice President Bill Connolly at the Lowell Sheraton before a professional boxing docket on January 21st, 1994.

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Episode 14 - Fight 1: Christodulu vs. Whitehead (134 lbs)



EVENT: Professional Boxing in Lowell
LOCATION: Lowell Sheraton - Lowell, MA
DATE: January, 1994
FIGHTERS: Anthony Christodulu (Black Trunks) vs. Tyre Blakely Whitehead (Black Trunks with Red Trim)
WEIGHT CLASS: 134
RUNNING TIME: 5:54

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COMMENTS: A 134-lb mis-match between Anthony Christodulu (Black Trunks) and Tyre Blakely Whitehead (Black Trunks with Red Trim) on a professional boxing card at the Lowell Sheraton in Lowell, Massachusetts. Peter McGowan and Paul Stivaletta have the ringside call of the fight. A good interview with promoter Johnny Gagliardi precedes the fight.

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Episode 14 - Fight 2/Part 1: Gagliardi vs. Guzman (156 lbs)



Episode 14 - Fight 2/Part 2: Gagliardi vs Guzman (155 lbs)



EVENT: Professional Boxing in Lowell
LOCATION: Lowell Sheraton - Lowell, MA
DATE: January, 1994
FIGHTERS: Gerry 'Jake' Gagliardi (White Trunks) vs. Pedro Guzman (White Trunks with Thick Red Stripe)
WEIGHT CLASS: 156
RUNNING TIME: 9:31 (Part I) / 8:46 (Part II)

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COMMENTS: A 156-lb match between Gerry 'Jake' Gagliardi (White Trunks) and Pedro Guzman (White Trunks with Thick Red Stripe) on a professional boxing card at the Lowell Sheraton in Lowell, Massachusetts. Peter McGowan and Paul Stivaletta have the ringside call of the fight.

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PART I




PART II









Episode 15 - Paul Stivaletta and Bill Connolly (Sportsmanship)



EVENT: Professional Boxing in Lowell
LOCATION: Lowell Sheraton - Lowell, MA
DATE: January, 1994
RUNNING TIME: 6:49

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COMMENTS: Peter McGowan and Paul Stivaletta interview New England Amateur Boxing Federation Vice President Bill Connolly at the Lowell Sheraton before a professional boxing docket on January 21st, 1994.

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Episode 15 - Fight 1: Edson vs. Johnson (Welterweight)



EVENT: Professional Boxing in Lowell
LOCATION: Lowell Sheraton - Lowell, MA
DATE: January, 1994
FIGHTERS: Rick Edson (Green Trunks) vs. Gary Johnson (Black Trunks)
WEIGHT CLASS: Welterweight
RUNNING TIME: 8:27

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COMMENTS: A Welterweight match between Rick Edson (Green Trunks) vs. Gary Johnson (Black Trunks) on a professional boxing card at the Lowell Sheraton in Lowell, Massachusetts. Peter McGowan and Paul Stivaletta have the ringside call of the fight.

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Episode 15 - Paul Stivaletta and Nick Previti (To Be A Referee)



EVENT: Professional Boxing in Lowell
LOCATION: Lowell Sheraton - Lowell, MA
DATE: January, 1994
RUNNING TIME: 6:20

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COMMENTS: Peter McGowan talks with former welterweight title holder Paulie Stivaletta about what it takes to be a champion. Peter also interviews Nick Previti, director of boxing officials and judges at the Lowell Sheraton on January 21st, 1994.

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Episode 15 - Fight 1: Rivera vs. Blyther (Junior Middleweight)



EVENT: Professional Boxing in Lowell
LOCATION: Lowell Sheraton - Lowell, MA
DATE: January, 1994
FIGHTERS: Cornelius Blyther (Black Trunks with Red Trim) vs. Jose Antonio Rivera (Black Trunks)
WEIGHT CLASS: Junior Middleweight
RUNNING TIME: 5:50

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COMMENTS: A Junior Middleweight beat-up between Cornelius Blyther (Black Trunks with Red Trim) and Jose Antonio Rivera (Black Trunks) on a professional boxing card at the Lowell Sheraton in Lowell, Massachusetts. John Horrigan and Paul Stivaletta have the ringside call of the fight.

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Episode 16 - Paul Stivaletta (Jersey Joe Wolcott, Rocky Marciano and Tony DeMarco)



EVENT: Professional Boxing in Lowell
LOCATION: Lowell Sheraton - Lowell, MA
DATE: January, 1994
RUNNING TIME: 9:32

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COMMENTS: Paul Stivaletta talks about Jersey Joe Wolcott, Jim Braddock, Tony DeMarco and Rocky Marciano. This interview was recorded prior to a professional fight card at the Lowell Sheraton on January 21st, 1994.

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Episode 16 - Fight 2/Part 1: Heckley vs. Frank (Middleweight)



Episode 16 - Fight 2/Part 2: Heckley vs. Frank (Middleweight)



EVENT: Professional Boxing in Lowell
LOCATION: Lowell Sheraton - Lowell, MA
DATE: January, 1994
FIGHTERS: George Heckley (Black Trunks) vs. Chris Frank (Dark Blue Trunks)
WEIGHT CLASS: Middleweight
RUNNING TIME: 7:41 (Part I) / 9:51 (Part II)

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COMMENTS: A Middleweight match between George Heckley (Black Trunks) and Chris Frank (Dark Blue Trunks) on a professional boxing card at the Lowell Sheraton in Lowell, Massachusetts. John Horrigan and Paul Stivaletta have the ringside call of the fight.

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PART I




PART II









Episode 17 - Paul Stivaletta (George Foreman)



EVENT: Professional Boxing in Lowell
LOCATION: Lowell Sheraton - Lowell, MA
DATE: January, 1994
RUNNING TIME: 6:48

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COMMENTS: Paul Stivaletta talks about the characters in boxing, including George Foreman.

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Episode 17 - Fight 1/Part 1: Eskia vs. Jones (Lt. Heavyweight)



Episode 17 - Fight 1/Part 2: Eskia vs. Jones (Lt. Heavyweight)



Episode 17 - Fight 1/Part 3: Eskia vs. Jones (Lt. Heavyweight)



EVENT: Professional Boxing in Lowell
LOCATION: Lowell Sheraton - Lowell, MA
DATE: January, 1994
FIGHTERS: Shawn Jones (Red Trunks) vs. Mohammed Eskia (Silver Trunks)
WEIGHT CLASS: Light Heavyweight
RUNNING TIME: 7:32 (Part I) / 8:11 (Part II) / 8:40 (Part III)

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COMMENTS: A Light Heavyweight match between Sean Jones (Red Trunks) vs. Mohammed Eskia (Silver Trunks) on a professional boxing card at the Lowell Sheraton in Lowell, Massachusetts. John Horrigan and Paul Stivaletta have the ringside call of the fight.

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WATCH FIGHT (Part II)


WATCH FIGHT (Part III)



PART I




PART II




PART III









Episode 18 - Jim Tuberosa (Joe DeNucci)



EVENT: Professional Boxing in Lowell
LOCATION: Lowell Sheraton - Lowell, MA
DATE: January, 1994
RUNNING TIME: 9:56

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COMMENTS: Peter McGowan interviews ring announcer (and writer) Jim Tuberosa at the Lowell Sheraton after a professional fight card on January 21st, 1994.

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Episode 18 - Fight 2/Part 1: McNeeley vs. Davis (Heavyweight)



Episode 18 - Fight 2/Part 2: McNeeley vs. Davis (Heavyweight)



EVENT: Professional Boxing in Lowell
LOCATION: Lowell Sheraton - Lowell, MA
DATE: January, 1994
FIGHTERS: Peter "Hurricane" McNeeley (Green Trunks) vs. Larry Davis (Black Trunks)
WEIGHT CLASS: Heavyweight
RUNNING TIME: 9:43 (Part I) / 9:56 (Part II)

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COMMENTS: A match between heavyweight contender Peter "Hurricane" McNeeley (Green Trunks) and Larry Davis (Black Trunks) on a professional boxing card at the Lowell Sheraton in Lowell, Massachusetts. John Horrigan and Paul Stivaletta have the ringside call of the fight. There is a nice ceremony before the fight for some of the greatest professional fighters in New England including Tommy McNeeley and ABT's own Paul Stivaletta. Paulie conducts a nice interview with Peter McNeeley's mother Nancy at the conclusion of the fight.

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PART I




PART II




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Episode 18 - Paul Stivaletta (Jake Gagliardi)



EVENT: Professional Boxing in Lowell
LOCATION: Lowell Sheraton - Lowell, MA
DATE: January, 1994
RUNNING TIME: 1:46

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COMMENTS: Paul Stivaletta interviews Gerry 'Jake' Gagliardi after his first professional fight (a victory) at the Lowell Sheraton on January 21st, 1994.

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