Tony Paige (boxing)
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September 11, 1953 |
The Bronx, New York, USA
|Occupation||Radio host, boxing 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 was a color analyst for the "Broadway Boxing" series that airs on the SportsNet New York.
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.
In 1992, Paige was named International Boxing Federation (IBF) Writer of the Year.
Paige lives in East Windsor Township, New Jersey with his wife and son. Paige is also brother to computer engineer Tim Paige.