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Shelley Finkel
The name Shelley Finkel was well known in Connecticut before he ever got involved in the sport of boxing. Back in the 1960's and 70's, it was common to hear on the radio commercials touting a concert that was a "Jim Koplik-Shelley Finkel Production." After his success in the music business, Finkel tried his hand at boxing promotion and managing. He found success there as well. He managed such prominent fighters as Mike Tyson, Manny Pacquiao, Evander Holyfield, Pernell Whitaker, Meldrick Taylor, Mike McCallum and Alex Ramos. Finkel received the Boxing Writer's Association of America Manager of the Year Award in 1990 and 1993. He was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 2010. Finkel currently serves as the Chairman of Strategy & Development for SFX Entertainment.


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