Last NameSportCountryYear Inducted
Sport: Boxing
Inducted: 1994
Country: Canada
Born: February 1, 1922, in Toronto, Canada
Died: October 27, 2015

Canada’s premier boxing promoter and manager of championship-class boxers, Irv Ungerman in 1973 was the first person ever elected to the Canadian Boxing Hall of Fame.

Ungerman instituted boxing on Canadian closed-circuit television in the early 1960s and was responsible for establishing Canada’s Friday Night at the Fights on commercial TV.

In addition to the world of boxing, Ungerman served on the 1972 organizing committee that developed the inaugural hockey series between Team Canada and the Soviet National Team. And he was a key figure on the organizing committee responsible for bringing Major League Baseball to Toronto.
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