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In Memory of Acclaimed Boxing Writer Jack Obermayer
The New York State Athletic Commission would like to pass on its sincerest condolences to the family and friends of long-time and acclaimed boxing writer, Jack Obermayer, who passed away on Friday, June 24, 2016 at the age of 72.
Obermayer wrote for a number of boxing publications throughout his career and was a beloved figure at ringside, having covered over 3,500 professional fight cards. In 2010, he won the Barney Nagler Award for Long and Meritorious Service by the Boxing Writers Association of America. Our thought and prayers go out to all who knew him.