The International Boxing Hall of Fame announced its flags will fly at half-staff in memory of junior welterweight champion Aaron “The Hawk” Pryor, who passed away today in Cincinnati, OH after a long battle with heart disease. He was 60.… Read Article
The International Boxing Hall of Fame announced that tickets are on sale now for the 2017 Boxing Hall of Fame Induction Weekend events slated for June 8-11, 2017 in Canastota, New York.… Read Article
Mike McNamara, the Co-Director of the Illinois Boxing Hall of Fame, announced the Hall’s 2016 class of inductees today.
As was the case with the Hall’s first class in 2015, this year’s inductees include a wide range of participants and contributors to boxing in Illinois. They are:… Read Article
The Connecticut Boxing Hall of Fame (CBHOF) has announced its six-member Class of 2016 to be inducted during the 12TH annual CBHOF Gala Induction Dinner on Friday night, November 4, in the Uncas Ballroom at Mohegan Sun.
The new CBHOF inductees are Stamford amateur coach/boxer Orlando Montalvo, Newington former ESPN boxing director Bob Yalen, Wallingford boxer Sean Malone, Jr., New Bedford (MA) boxer “Sucra” Ray Oliveira, Waterbury judge John “Duke” Lawson and Mashantucket Pequot Game … Read Article
The National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame is proud to announce inductees and honorees for the 39th Annual Induction & Awards Gala to take place at a dinner on Saturday, November 12, at the Westin Chicago River North. The program will be emceed by 2016 Baseball Hall of Famer Mike Piazza and New York Mets Radio Announcer Wayne Randazzo.… Read Article
LAS VEGAS (July 15, 2016) — Sugar Ray Leonard, a member of the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame’s (NVBHOF) inaugural class in 2013, will return to the Hall’s 2016 induction ceremony to pay tribute to the late Muhammad Ali. Leonard, who won a 1976 Olympic gold medal and world titles in five weight classes as a pro, will give a speech, “What Muhammad Ali Meant to Me,” as part of the annual induction dinner on … Read Article
Since the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame (NVBHOF) came into existence in 2013, Floyd “Money” Mayweather has had a strangle-hold on the Nevada Fighter of the Year Award. The gifted Mayweather won the Award three straight years. However, that changes in 2016.… Read Article
The opening bell will ring today for the 2016 Hall of Fame Induction Weekend. A huge gathering of boxing stars of yesterday and today will assemble to participate in festivities in Canastota.… Read Article
The International Boxing Hall of Fame announced its flags will fly at half-staff in memory of three-time heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali. He passed away yesterday in Arizona. He was 74.
1990 Hall of Fame Inductee Muhammad Ali
Born in Louisville, Kentucky on January 17, 1942, he won light heavyweight gold at the 1960 Olympics and turned pro the same year. As a pro, Ali was the first man to win the world heavyweight championship three … Read Article
For boxers Lupe Pintor and Hilario Zapata, judge Harold Lederman, commissioner Marc Ratner, journalist Jerry Izenberg and broadcaster Col. Bob Sheridan, their day in the sun is rapidly approaching. On Sunday, June 12th they will join boxing’s immortals when they are officially inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in Canastota, New York.… Read Article