Allan Malamud was known for his "Notes on a Scorecard" column for the Los Angeles Times newspaper. He previously had worked at the old Los Angeles Examiner after graduating from the University of California in 1963, and one of his first assignments was the "boxing beat." For the next 30 years he was a ringside fixture in the Los Angeles area.
He died suddenly at age 54 on September 16, 1996.
He was elected into the World Boxing Hall of Fame, Year 2000, "Expanded Category" (Writers & Historians & Photo Journalists).
Source: World Boxing Hall of Fame Souvenir Program (2000)