Boxing referee who officiated some of the sports biggest fights.  Halpern was the referee for the first Evander Holyfield - Mike Tyson fight.  He stopped the bout in the eleventh round giving the victory to Holyfield.  Mitchell Halpern, to everyone's complete dismay, took his own life with a gunshot to the head.  He is interred in Pacific View Memorial Park in Corona del Mar, California.





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