Tyo Vincent

Tyo Vincent

Vincent (Vince) Tyo Sport: Boxing Year Inducted: 1968 Vincent “Vince” Tyo, born in Cornwall in 1927, began his boxing career in 1946, boxing at the 126 lbs weight category. He won the Golden Gloves in 1947 and the Eastern Ontario title in 1949 in the 147 lbs division. Vince ended his career in 1950 after […]

Tyo Harold

Harold Francis Tyo – Sport: Boxing Year Inducted: 1969 Harold Francis Tyo, born in 1925, came from a boxing family. His father and mother and three brothers all enjoyed the fights. Harold had 48 bouts; he won 37 by decision and 6 by knockouts. He lost 5. He fought in Hamilton, Toronto, Brockville, and Cornwall, […]

Tyo Francis

Francis Maurice Tyo Sport: Boxing Year Inducted: 1969 Francis Maurice Tyo, born in 1905, was a rough and tough boxer who took on all comers. He started at the age of 14 years and retired at age 25. He sparred with one of Jack Dempsey’s sparring partners, Red Payne. Francis fought and trained with Hec […]

Theoret Vernon

Vernon (Red) Theoret Sport: Boxing Year Inducted: 1996 Vernon “Red” Theoret was born in 1926 in Cornwall, and began his boxing career in the 1930’s at St. Columban’s Hall Holy Name Club. He fought competitively from 1944 to 1954; he had 41 fights, losing only one, while taking three Navy titles: the 1950 Pacific Command […]

St. Louis Leo

Leo St. Louis Sport: Boxing Year Inducted: 1998 Leo St. Louis started boxing at the age of 10 at the St. Columban’s Boxing School. His coaches were his father Don and brother Joe. Leo fought 10 fights in the Bantam division in 1945 and 1946, and won all of the fights. He moved up to […]

St. Louis Joseph

Joseph (Joe) Anthony St. Louis Sport: Boxing Year Inducted: 1986 It was almost as sure as night follows day that Joseph “Joe” Anthony St. Louis would take up boxing; there was without doubt a little urging and pressure from his Hall of Fame father Donald Senior and brother Donald Junior, along with older brother Leo. […]

St. Louis Sr. Donald

Donald (Don) St. Louis Sr. Sport: Boxing Year Inducted: 1969 Donald “Don” St. Louis Sr., born in 1912, was one of Cornwall’s best WelterWeights. He fought for 15 years winning the Golden Gloves and the army Championship over Taffy Locks and Sergeant John Racicot in district no.3. Don won the Eastern Ontario and Western Quebec […]

St. Louis Jr. Donald

Donald (Don) St. Louis Jr. Sport: Boxing Year Inducted: 1971 Donald “Don” St. Louis Jr., born in 1932, was a member of the famous St. Louis boxing family. He won bouts from Roger Currier, Roger Allaire, Bruce Powatt, Roger Sauve, Don Blair, Mark Campeau, Paul Fodley, Gerry O’Conner, Clayton Kennedy, and Dave Mitchell. He also […]

Relyea Robert

Robert Clair Relyea Sport: Boxing Year Inducted: 1968 Robert Clair Relyea was born in Cornwall on February 13, 1897. Robert started boxing at the age of 14; He won the boxing Championship in the Welterweight category at the University of Toronto Intercollegiate Sport Program during the early 1920’s. He won the Championship of Cornwall and […]

Montsion Hector

Hector Montsion Sport: Boxing Year Inducted: 1969 Hector Montsion, born in 1903, was one of Cornwall’s great boxers. Hec fought over 200 fights in the U.S.A. and Canada. He fought some of the best and twice fought Ronnie Headlay, Canadian Champion and lost on close decisions. Some of his top fights were against Tom Mason, […]