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The Buffalo Bills and Jacksonville Jaguars didn’t exactly put on a boxing clinic when punches were thrown Sunday at New Era Field. The Jaguars’ Leonard Fournette and the Bills’ Shaq Lawson were ejected and Fournette was suspended one game for leaving the sideline. “I can teach them a few things,” legendary Buffalo boxer “Baby” Joe Mesi said, laughing when asked to ha…

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This is part of a series highlighting the Greater Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame's 2018 class. The 15-member class will be inducted Oct. 9. For tickets, visit GBSHOF.com.  Joe Mesi sips from a paper coffee cup and recalls how a snowstorm in December 2003 didn’t stop a horde of Buffalo boxing fans from traveling to New York City and packing into Madison Square Garden. Me…

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Joe “Baby Joe” Mesi, who was undefeated in 36 heavyweight fights before retiring because of injury, is part of the 23-member 2018 class that will be inducted into the New York State Boxing Hall of Fame on April 29 at Russo’s On The Bay in Howard Beach. “This day is for all these inductees who worked so hard for our enjoyment,” Hall of Fame president Bob Duffy said, “and…