- Associated Press - Tuesday, March 8, 2011

MEDIA, PA. (AP) - A celebrity boxing promoter accused of fixing fights and not having a license when he staged a Philadelphia area bout between “The Partridge Family” television star Danny Bonaduce and a comedian from the Howard Stern show has been placed on probation for two years as part of a plea deal.

Damon Feldman operated the Celebrity Boxing Federation. He pleaded no contest Monday in Delaware County to fixing fights and promoting fights without a license. He tells The Associated Press he’d have liked to fight the charges but “didn’t want to take a chance.”

The Philadelphia Daily News says Feldman is barred from promoting for two years. He also must pay $7,500 restitution.

Feldman calls the celebrity bouts “100 percent entertainment.” He says he hopes to make a comeback.

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times is switching its third-party commenting system from Disqus to Spot.IM. You will need to either create an account with Spot.im or if you wish to use your Disqus account look under the Conversation for the link "Have a Disqus Account?". Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.


Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide