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Will Hutt left rich boxing legacy – 2014 Conn Boxing HOF Nov. 8

The late Will Hutt left a rich boxing legacy that will be celebrated November as the popular boxing judge is posthumously inducted into the Connecticut Boxing Hall of Fame (CBHOF) Saturday night, November 8 at its 10th annual Gala Induction Dinner in the Uncas Ballroom at Mohegan Sun. Former two-time World Boxing Association (WBA) heavyweight champion John "The Quietman" Ruiz and Peter [...]

Floyd Mayweather Jr: Nevada Fighter of the Year

Floyd Mayweather Jr. will be honored as Nevada Fighter of the Year by the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame at its annual Induction Ceremony/Dinner this Saturday night, August 9. It is the second straight year Mayweather takes the honor, following his victories over Canelo Alvarez in September, 2013, and hard-fought decision over Marcos Maidana in May, 2014. Mayweather will receive the honor on [...]

Sugar Ray Leonard To Attend Nvbhof Induction Dinner

In another example of fierce rivals coming together at the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony/Dinner, Sugar Ray Leonard has announced he will not only attend the Induction of Panamanian Roberto Duran, but join him on stage. The magical evening, which also includes the bringing together of Evander Holyfield and Mike Tyson, will take place Saturday night, August 9 at the Cohiba Ballroom inside [...]

Mike Tyson To Present Holyfield at the Nevada Boxing Hall Of Fame Gala, August 9th

In what is surely the culmination of one of the unlikeliest reconciliations in boxing history, former Heayvweight Champion Mike Tyson will deliver the presenting speech for former Heavyweight Champ Evander Holyfield's induction into the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame. Tyson will present Holyfield, and then following Holyfield's speech, will personally hand the NVBHOF Trophy to Holyfield in a "photo-op" [...]

Boxing Hall Of Fame And Village Of Canastota Host Summer Concert Series

CANASTOTA, NY - JULY 3, 2014 - The Village of Canastota Recreation Commission, along with the International Boxing Hall of Fame, will host the 2014 Summer Concert Series at the Event Pavilion located on the Hall of Fame Grounds. Community residents enjoy music at Hall of Fame during previous Summer Concert Series "The Hall of Fame Event Pavilion offers [...]

Holyfield RSVP’s his seat for Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame Dinner August 9

Former Undisputed Heavyweight Champion Evander Holyfield has announced he will travel to Las Vegas for his induction into the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame. Holyfield will be among 18 of boxing's finest to be feted at the Second Annual NVBHOF Induction Ceremony and Dinner. The gala takes place August 9 at the Cohiba Ballroom in the New Tropicana, Las Vegas. Holyfield was selected in the "Non-Nevada [...]

Roberto Duran CONFIRMED at Nevada Boxing Hall Of Fame August 9th Ceremony/Dinner

One of boxing's most iconic figures, 4-Division World Champion Roberto Duran, has announced that he and his family will travel the long distance from Panama to Las Vegas for his induction into the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame. Duran will be among 18 inductees feted at the gala NVBHOF Induction Ceremony and Dinner August 9 at the New Tropicana, Las Vegas. Duran was selected in the "Non-Nevada Resident" [...]

Olympian Erin Hamlin Special Guest In HOF Parade

CANASTOTA, NY - MAY 30, 2014 - The International Boxing Hall of Fame is pleased to announced that 2014 Olympic Bronze Medalist Erin Hamlin will be a special guest in the 2014 Parade of Champions set for Sunday, June 8th in Canastota, NY. The Parade of Champions is part of festivities planned for the 25th Annual Hall of Fame Induction Weekend, June 5-8th. Erin Hamlin [...]

Andre Ward To Attend Boxing Hall of Fame Weekend

The International Boxing Hall of Fame announced today reigning WBA / The Ring super middleweight world champion and pound-for-pound standout Andre “S.O.G.” Ward will be in Canastota to help the Hall of Fame celebrate its 25th anniversary during Hall of Fame Weekend festivities June 5-8th. “Andre Ward is one of boxing’s most talented and skillful superstars,” said Hall [...]

Flags at Half-Staff For Matthew Saad Muhammad

CANASTOTA, NY - MAY 26, 2014 - The International Boxing Hall of Fame announced its flags will fly at half-staff in memory of light heavyweight champion Matthew Saad Muhammad. He passed away yesterday at Chestnut Hill Hospital in Philadelphia. He was 59. 1998 Hall of Fame Inductee Matthew Saad Muhammad "Matthew Saad Muhammad was one of the most exciting boxers of all time. His [...]

Vito Antuofermo To Attend Hall of Fame Weekend

CANASTOTA, NY - APRIL 28, 2014 - The International Boxing Hall of Fame announced today former middleweight champion of the world Vito Antuofermo will attend festivities planned for the 25th Annual Hall of Fame Induction Weekend June 5-8th. “Vito Antuofermo was a rugged middleweight champion who provided fans with many thrilling moments during his championship career,” said Hall of Fame [...]

Remembering Rubin “Hurricane” Carter

CANASTOTA, NY - APRIL 22, 2014 - The International Boxing Hall of Fame joins the worldwide boxing community in mourning the loss of middleweight contender Rubin “Hurricane” Carter, who passed away on Sunday, April 20th in Toronto, Canada at age 76 after a battle with prostate cancer. Rubin "Hurricane" Carter “We were saddened to learn the news of ‘Hurricane’ Carter’s passing [...]
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