James (Smitty) Smith

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From the FBHOF:

James “Smitty” Smith is a former professional boxer turned boxing commentator who is host of “In This Corner," America’s only syndicated half-hour boxing interview show. Born in Miami, Smith used to train at the famous Fifth Street Gym in Miami Beach, where he met boxing legend Muhammad Ali as a young boy. He was also a ball boy for the Miami Dolphins in the early 1970s. A regular commentator on Secondsout.com, Smith gave the play-by-play commentary of the first ever live internet boxing broadcast. He was also host of a long-running syndicated national radio talk show called “Ringside Seat," broadcast out of Las Vegas where he lives with family.

Inducted into the Florida Boxing Hall of Fame in 2010.

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