Monday, November 9, 2015

Tony Zale & Carmen Basilio Belts Stolen from IBHF in Canastota

Photo Source: Haley Zale
On Thursday, November 5th,  the International Boxing Hall of Fame in Canastota in New York was burglarized and two championship belts of Tony Zale and four championship belts of Carmen Basilio were stolen.

Haley Zale, the niece of Tony Zale listed the belts and details of each belt on Monday afternoon:

"MISSING BOXING BELTS! Do not purchase! These were stolen from the International Boxing Hall of Fame on 11-5-15.

Tony Zale vs Georgie Abrams
NYSAC World Middleweight Title and National Boxing Association World Middleweight Title unified belt
Madison Square Garden, 1941

Tony Zale vs Rocky Graziano
National Boxing Association World Middleweight Title
Ruppert Stadium, Newark, NJ, 1948

Carmen Basilio vs Billy Graham
USA NY State Welterweight Title
Memorial Stadium, Syracuse, NY, 1953

Carmen Basilio vs Tony DeMarco
World Welterweight Title
War Memorial Auditorium, Syracuse, NY 1955

Carmen Basilio vs Johnny Saxton
World Welterweight Title
War Memorial Auditorium, Syracuse, NY 1956

Carmen Basilio vs Sugar Ray Robinson
World Middleweight Title
Yankee Stadium, 1957
— at International Boxing Hall of Fame.

We need a miracle! Tony Zale's championship belts have been stolen! MISSING!!!!"

If anyone has information, please contact Chief James Zophy at 315-697-2240 at the Canastota Police department.


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