Tony Paige (boxing)

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Tony Paige
Born (1953-09-11) September 11, 1953 (age 61)
The Bronx, New York, USA
Occupation Radio host, boxing analyst
WFAN profile

Anthony C. "Tony" Paige (born September 11, 1953) is an American radio talk show host and boxing color analyst.

Paige started at WFAN (Sports Radio 66) in New York City beginning in February 1995 as the early Sunday morning talk show host till December 2000.

Paige returned to WFAN in June 2003 as a Saturday evening sports talk show host then added the Saturday 1-6am hosting position.
In January, 2006, with Chris Carlin moving to another shift, Tony was named as the overnight host on WFAN working 1am to 6am Tuesday-Thursday and Saturday and 10pm-2am Saturday.

He is also currently a color analyst for New York Golden Gloves Boxing airing on MSG Network.

He was a color analyst for the "Broadway Boxing" series that airs on the SportsNet New York.

Paige attended City College of New York and Florida A&M University.

From January 1993 to December 1996, Paige served as president of the Boxing Writers Association of America. He was the first black man to hold that position in the 54-year history of the organization.

Page is also a United States field producer for KOTV, a weekly boxing program based in London, England, that airs in 70 countries worldwide.

Paige has worked as a boxing broadcast journalist for ESPN, ESPN2, Showtime, SHOBOX, Prime Network among others.

In 1992, Paige was named International Boxing Federation (IBF) Writer of the Year.

In 1993 Paige did color commentary for the Riddick Bowe vs Evander Holyfield II fight with WNBC's Bruce Beck doing Play by Play.

Paige lives in East Windsor Township, New Jersey with his wife and son. Paige is also brother to computer engineer Tim Paige.

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