Boxing Hall of Fame candidates Class of 2021

James Toney - Thirteen of 42 official candidates for induction into the International Boxing Hall of Fame (IBHOF), Class of 2021 (Modern participants), are USA Boxing alumni, including virtual locks Floyd Mayweather, Jr. and Andre Ward.

Thirteen of 42 official candidates for induction into the International Boxing Hall of Fame (IBHOF), Class of 2021 (Modern participants), are USA Boxing alumni, including virtual locks Floyd Mayweather, Jr. and Andre Ward.

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Five Super-Special Fighters Eligible To Be Voted Into 2021 Hall Of Fame

James Toney - For those that have the honor bestowed upon them, it's again time to put pen to paper and vote for the fighters deserving of being enshrined in The Hall of Fame. The 2021 ballots are out, reports Dan Rafael, and all five first-year eligible fighters are very special indeed. In fact, there isn't a non-Hall of Fame worthy fighter among them. The five newcomers – who each had their final fight in 2017 - are:

For those that have the honor bestowed upon them, it’s again time to put pen to paper and vote for the fighters deserving of being enshrined in The Hall of Fame. The 2021 ballots are … read full article “Five Super-Special Fighters Eligible To Be Voted Into 2021 Hall Of Fame”

On This Day In 2005 – James Toney Appears To Win The WBA Heavyweight Title (until 10 days later)

James Toney - Fifteen years ago today in New York, James Toney seemed to have done everything right in outclassing and outpointing John Ruiz to take "The Quiet Man's" WBA portion of the world heavyweight title. It turned out, however, how "Lights Out" had made one major screw up in training ahead of the fight.

Fifteen years ago today in New York, James Toney seemed to have done everything right in outclassing and outpointing John Ruiz to take “The Quiet Man’s” WBA portion of the world heavyweight title. It turned … read full article “On This Day In 2005 – James Toney Appears To Win The WBA Heavyweight Title (until 10 days later)”