* Tommy has done it all, from an amateur and pro boxer in the early years
to coaching and training boxers starting in the forties, starting the
North West Eagles boxing club in North Vancouver, serving as an official
for amateur boxing which includes serving as a judge on the 1972
Muhammad Ali vs George Chuvalo bout and much more.
Part of the long journey of Tommy Paonessa, a pioneer:
*Before his passing in
recent years, Tommy
was inducted into
Boxing Hall of Fame
* Tommy Paonessa is
also an inductee of the
BC Amateur Boxing
Hall of Fame.