autographs through the mail is fun and easy. The Ultimate Boxing Address List
from BoxingHelp.com (click here for ordering
information) is invaluable to the
collector or fan in obtaining your favorite boxer’s autograph. The addresses listed have been successful with autograph collectors around the world and new addresses are added often. Like all address lists, we cannot be responsible for incorrect addresses because
addresses tend to change frequently. If you find an address that is no
longer valid, e-mail or send the address to us so we can attempt to find
the correct address and keep the directory current.
list provides addresses for boxers, boxing managers, promoters, matchmakers, announcers, referees,
boxing associations, boxing gyms and clubs and other related professions. When an address is not listed for a boxer, you may also write to him/her care of
his manager, promoter or possibly a gym where he/she trains. Amateur and Olympic boxers can also be written in care of amateur boxing
associations while Hall of Famers may be written in care of the Boxing Hall of Fame. There are several things to consider when writing your letter:
Check your spelling
Be polite when requesting an autograph
Keep letters short and to the point
Always use a Self-Addressed-Stamped-Envelope (SASE) or 1 to
3 International Reply Coupons IRC from your post office when writing to a
Request no more than 2 autographs
Be patient. You may receive some replies back in a couple weeks to
3 months. Others may take a year or longer.
you want to receive a response, it is imperative that you send a Self
Addressed Stamped Envelope (SASE). Remember if you are requesting an 8 x 10
picture, send a 9x12 self-addressed-stamped-envelope. It is best to
provide an item for signature, however some will respond to a request with their own autographed item.
Before sending an item, it is best to verify that the
address is current and to determine if it would be possible to send something
to be autographed. Always include a letter
acknowledging the boxer’s accomplishments. As far as typing or
handwriting a letter, it is suggested that
you type your letter, unless your handwriting is easy to read. When sending a request, use a 9 x 12 clasp envelope that contains your letter, two 3x5 cards (the boxer can
use these to supply an autograph in the event he does not have a picture), your item for signature (when applicable) and a self addressed stamped return
envelope measuring 9 x 12. Clearly mark the return envelope PHOTO - DO NOT
BEND even when no photo is enclosed. It is recommended that 78 cents US postage be placed on both the SASE and on the 9 x12 envelope sent to the boxer. When you are writing to a boxer who is in a different
country, send a self addressed envelope and one (small 4x6
envelope) to three (9x12 envelope) International Reply Coupons which you
can buy from your postal authorities.
is the format of a sample letter. Of
course you must add information about the boxer and the appropriate names
to the letter.
Dear "Boxer Name",
have been a fan of yours for many years.
Insert here: "a memorable moment, recent fight, recent HOF
was wondering if you would honor a small request. Can you please autograph the index card that I have enclosed?
If you have a photo that you could autograph and return along with the enclosed index card that
would be great! Please use
the enclosed SASE for your convenience. Thank you very much.
Name and address here)
you see this is a short but to the point autograph request. Avoid creating
a request that exceeds a few paragraphs. The boxer you are writing to may
not have much time to peruse your letter. They all receive a lot of fan mail, so give them time to respond to