Boxing Ring Announcer Larry in Center Ring


Larry Tornambe: Boxing Ring Announcer

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Featuring a naturally big voice, an understandable announcing style and vast boxing knowledge; introducing...Larry Tornambe!

For Larry's Mission Statement and photos, see the 'Learn the Ropes' and 'Photo Pages'.


Larry began developing his ring announcing skills in 1994, but his boxing passion and announcing presence were already well established. Larry began his love of boxing in the mid'70s and his 10 year radio career went on the air in the early '80s. These qualities are the foundation which support the classy, informative and exciting ring announcing career that has received praise from many east coast boxing fans and participants. In furthering his value to promoters, fans and boxers, Larry's writings can be read in RING SPORTS Magazine and on Now that you are on Larry's website, it's easy to hire him to announce your next boxing card! 
 See the November/December 2004 issue of Boxing Digest for Jack Obermayer's K.O. J.O. Says column notes regarding Larry.  Also see for "in-announcing-action" video and for a copy of Jack's article in the photo section; click it to enlarge. will also give you some video samples from various shows from the Blue Horizon over the past two years.

This link should get you to the Kristian Pope article about me in the Wilmington News Journal from Feb. 2008-

In 2007 Larry added ringside commentary to his resume.  Power Productions hired Larry to perform the blow by blow commentary for fight cards that can be accessed at  Blow by blow and ring announcing examples can be watched on  from Dover Downs Feb. 2010.   DVD auditions for ring announcing and ringside commentary are available upon request.

Quotes about Larry

" good as any of them that I've seen (on HBO)". Jack Durnall, Boxing trainer.

"gritty but unschooled as a fighter, but a schooled ring announcer." J. R. Jowett-Boxing Digest.

"Larry, your voice is perfect for this." Fred Blumstein, Timekeeper and Ring Announcer.

"Larry is the only ring announcer who knows boxing top to bottom";  "Larry, You are a great announcer. - Harold  Lederman, world reknowned judge and HBO commentator.

"as usual you buried it" Jim Kurtz, Spartan Fight Promotions and fight manager.

"Larry, you got 'it', your voice really fills the room." Pete Lyde,  Promoter.

"an awesome job." John Karoly, Promoter.

"you sounded totally awesome, better than most of those guys you usually see on TV." Tripp Fischer, ringsider reporter for

Michael Spinks on Larry's informative introduction during the fights, "good, I liked it."

"Listening to you is a breath of fresh air when compared to the others. A professional ring announcer adds to the overall value of the show. People take that experience home with them. Promoters should always invest in a good ring announcer." East Coast Boxing writer, Rick Scharmberg

"fabulous job.  I can't say enough about the good job you do."  Greg Robinson of Power Productions

"..pleasure working with you.  You do a really good job."  Ref Frank Cappuccino.

"You have a wonderful voice for this."  PA/NJ judge Lynn Carter

"You are the man, you're Philadelphia!"  Tim Witherspoon

"I think you're one of the best announcers in the world"   Don Elbaum

"a polished professional."  Ref Ron Aurit. Ron also heads up the Boxing College Scholarship Program at St. Joe's University in Philadelphia.

"You were instrumental in the success of the show."  Keith Stoffer Capital City Promotions.

"Philadelphia’s favorite ring announcer, Larry Tornambe..." Adam Berlin from

"You're the best around"  Tyrone McNeil, matchmaker

"It's a's a's GOLDEN THROAT!"  "The man with the complexion, protection and the projection whose very words shake walls and souls...."  Lee Groves, contributing writer for Ringtv, punchstat guy and all around boxing afficiando!

Hiring and Contact Information

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