Wednesday, Buffalo boxer Baby Joe Mesi was announced as a member of the 2018 class of the Greater Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame.  Paul Peck sat down with the undefeated pugilist, who last fought in 2007 before an injury ended his career.  At his peak, Baby Joe was Buffalo’s “Third Franchise” filling arenas and bringing a excitement to WNY that rivaled any Bills or Sabres playoff game.

Paul touched on Mesi’s induction, his career, his memories and his current life in this addition of the Sylvester & Peck On Sports Podcast.

The Hall of Fame induction will be held later this fall at the Buffalo Convention Center.

 

Paul Peck

Paul Peck is sports broadcaster with over 25 years experience in TV and Radio. He served as sports anchor, reporter, and producer at WIVB for 24 years. In that role, he covered all four Buffalo Bills Super Bowls, the Buffalo Sabres in the Stanley Cup Finals, the NCAA Basketball Tournament and the Daytona 500. He has been the Voice of the UB Bulls Football for 17 seasons, in addition to host of Bulls Athletics TV & Radio shows. Peck also served as the sideline reporter for the Buffalo Bills Football Network, host of the bowling show "Beat The Champ" and announces college basketball for ESPN 3 and Time Warner Cable Sports Channel. He has also been the Master of Ceremonies for the Greater Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame, one of the largest sports banquets in WNY.

Paul is also involved in the local business community, having been a financial advisor at AXA Advisors, and is currently the Vice President of Sports Development at VSP Graphics Group.

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