PHILADELPHIA (November 1, 2023)–Banner Promotions President Artie Pelullo would like to send out heartfelt condolences to the family of former fighter and world title challenger Eric Griffin.
Griffin, who fought under Banner Promotions, passed away in his home state of Louisiana at the age of 55.
Eric had an explosive amateur career in boxing. Starting at the age of 11, it was clear that Eric had a gift. Eric won the Junior National Golden Gloves. Rising into the open division Eric continued his championship journey. Eric won several National Golden Globe Championships; National AAU and he was five-time World Cup Champion, He went on to represent the Unites States of America as Captain of 1992 Olympic Team in Barcelona, Spain, a 106-pound open division, not long after Eric turned Pro. Eric won several belts before going into retirement
“Eric was a great guy and had a terrific sense of humor,” said Pelullo. “He was a terrific fighter who had an outstanding amateur and professional career. I want to give my heartfelt condolences to his family.”