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President Scott Burt personally invites you to the 9th annual
Bare Knuckle Boxing Hall of Fame Induction!
Saturday, July 8, 2017; Belfast, New York
~ Hall of Fame Housed in the Original 1889 John L. Sullivan Training Barns ~


  • Class of 2017 Original Bare Knuckle Boxer InducteesUriah “Hughie” Burton,Ted Daley, Billy Edwards, Bartley Gorman V, Daniel Mendoza, Shannon Ritch. 
  •  Class of 2017 Honorary Inductees:  1902 Wrestler Ed Atherton, Grand Master Barry Broughton, Artist Chris Guzman, Local 1940s Boxer Roy Harding,Belfast’s Adopted Son Jimmy Holmes, 2-Time World Champion Tim Witherspoon.
  •   2017 Marie Backus Person of the Year; Rochester HOF President Gino Arilotta.



Tickets are Pre-Sale only and have sold out every single year, so get yours now

Saturday, July 8; Official Induction Brunch at 11:30am including meet & greet, ceremony, awards, glove signing, unveiling of artwork, and auction followed by barn tour; $55 per adult covers everything / $20 kids / preschoolers free. Held at Methodist Church Family Center; back of white church behind park in town center.

Sunday, July 9; We traditionally meet at Pollywogg Holler (Google it) from 1pm to 6pm or so; outside wood-cooked pizza, wine, beer, and live music in the woods in a 1960’s setting with a few hundred friends!  Lots of fun; usually there’s a $5 cover for the band and then you pay as you go.  We do not collect for this event; you pay there. Very optional on your part; if you can make it though, you’ll have lots of fun.


Email questions to SRBURT@AOL.COM (or text 585-610-3326)

If you want to put a congratulatory ad in our program, respond by April 15!

www.bareknuckleboxinghalloffame.com    Twitter; BKB Hall of Fame @BKBHOF

Payment required now; tickets will be waiting for you at the door.


Saturday, July 8, 2017; Belfast, New York

___number of adult tickets @ $55 each

___number of children’s tickets @ $20 each

The following has to be back to us by April 15 to meet printer’s deadline:

___I would like to place a nice “Congratulations” ad in the program for $100 and will include some notes as what I’d like it to say.

___I would like to sponsor an entire page of the program for $200.  

___I would like to sponsor the entire day for $350. (Ad and sign at brunch) 

___I would like to make an anonymous contribution of $_________ to help the upkeep of the barns.  BKBHOF is not a not-for profit organization.


Tickets will be waiting at the door for you!

Checks to BKBHOF c/o Scott Burt, 3876 State Route 19, Scio, NY 14880

Can’t wait to see you!  This will be a GREAT DAY!!!