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J Russell Peltz To Sign Iconic Spectrum Arena ‘S’

PHILADELPHIA, PA (September 25, 2019) — In honor of his 50th anniversary of promoting boxing in this city, J Russell Peltz will join musicians, athletes and former world champion boxer Jeff Chandler in signing the ‘Spectrum S’ — the actual letter S that hung on the legendary South Philadelphia sports and music venue. On Tuesday,…

Peltz Boxing: A Life-Long Love Story

J Russell Peltz Celebrates Half Century in Boxing PHILADELPHIA — For 50 years, J Russell Peltz has lived and breathed boxing. On October 4, he will celebrate his Golden Anniversary as a Philadelphia promoter with an eight-bout card titled “Blood, Sweat & 50 Years,” at the 2300 Arena. Since Sept. 30, 1969, he’s been an…

Peltz Boxing Celebrates Half Century Milestone

PHILADELPHIA, PA–J Russell Peltz was 22 years old when he promoted his first boxing card 50 years ago at the legendary Blue Horizon. On Oct. 4, Peltz will celebrate half a century as a boxing promoter with a card at the 2300 Arena that will reflect his reputation for promoting Philly vs. Philly, no-quarters-given bouts.…