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Thanks for the memories, Fox Theatre

From slugfests like Scott Pemberton-Omar Sheika I and II to James Toney-Vassily Jirov, The Fox Theatre has given boxing fans enough memories to last a lifetime.

Updated: March 6, 2008, 10:20 AM ET
By Joe Tessitore | ESPN.com

"It's quarter to three,/ Theres no one in the place 'cept you and me …/ So set em up Joe,/ I got a little story, I think you oughta know."

We should've known what we were in store for just by the fact that "Mr. S" opened the place.

Sinatra was one of us. Ol' Blue Eyes -- a fight fan through and through. Heck, he lived his life like a fighter. He got up off the canvas and threw punches 'til the final bell.

That night in '93, Sinatra christened the Fox Theatre ...

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