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JoPino Scarcella, A Man of All Trades

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No one can say to JoPino Scarcella, “You could have been a contender.” Because the North End native – whose parents are from Calabria – was a contender. Or as they say in Boston, “a contendahh.” Quite literally. In 2004, Scarcella, who is built squat and strong like a bullet and is just as fast with his fists, was featured in Season One of the NBC reality show “The Contender” under the tutelage of Sylvester Stallone. He had the sultry good looks for the burgeoning reality show world and he had the boxing prowess as a New England Golden Glove ...

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Unveiling of the Tony DeMarco Statue

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When: Saturday, October 20, 2012 — 1 p.m. Where: Corner of Hanover St. and Cross St., North End, Boston MA Former undisputed Welterweight Champion, Tony DeMarco, will attend the unveiling of his statue in Boston’s North End The pride of the North End, Tony DeMarco, “The Flame and Fury of Fleet Street,” the former undisputed Welterweight Champion of the World, will be on hand to witness the unveiling of his statue on Saturday, October 20th at 1:00 p.m. in Boston’s North End. The ceremony will take place at the site of the statue at the corner of Hanover Street and ...

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