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New York, March 10, 2016 -The DeGuardia family and Star Boxing would like to thank the boxing world and everyone else for their tremendous outpouring of support and kind words for a man who was truly special.   Joseph DeGuardia SR., (AKA DioGuardi) a lifelong resident of the Bronx and resident of Morris Park for over 50 years, died on March 8, 2016. He was 86.  Mr. DeGuardia was born on February 27, 1930 in New York City to the late Dominick and Emilia (Leone) DioGuardi. He was a professional boxer who founded the Morris Park Boxing Club and BATOY (Better America Through Our Youth). Through these organizations he trained and mentored an entire generation of boxers. He was active in the Morris Park community and owned and operated ‘Clowntown’ on Morris Park Avenue. Mr. DeGuardia, a Read more […]