Promoter Mike Acri passes

Sad to report that legendary promoter Mike Acri has passed away at the age of 63. Acri had been ill health for some time. He is best known for promoting Roberto Duran, Hector Camacho and Paul Spadafora among others. Mike was an executive producer for the acclaimed Showtime documentary titled Macho: The Hector Camacho Story. Based in Erie, Pennsylvania, Mike Acri is a member of the PA Boxing Hall of Fame.

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  • Great promoter. May he rest in peace and may God comfort his family and loved ones…

  • Spent many boxing nights at ring side with MIKE and MARCI (sister) he was a straight up guy – made me laugh many times – have some great memories’ of his annual day before thanksgiving events at the Avalon hotel-the KING of boxing in Erie, pa I will miss him!!

    • He was a good guy, very good promoter. Treated me well when I fought on his shows.

  • very bad news.
    he was a top notch boxing guy and excellent at what he did. spoke with him a couple of years ago, he was in good spirits.

  • Mike Acri:,A good and loyal man to family, friend and community .
    You can’t ask much more then that .
    Goodbye good friend

  • good man and a good friend for 30 years, i will miss our conversations RIP my friend

  • Sad news, I just saw the Macho documentary and he was featured thoughout. It was eerie because a lot of the interview footage was very recent and he looked and sounded good. He didn’t look ill at all. May peace be with him.

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