Ray Mancini International Boxing Hall of Fame Class of 2015 inductee

TORONTO/NEW YORK CITY (Dec. 4, 2014) – The International Boxing Hall of Fame (IBHOF) today announced its newest class of inductees, including former world lightweight champion Ray “Boom Boom” Mancini.

Also being inducted into the IBHOF are Class of 2015 Living inductees heavyweight champion Riddick “Big Daddy” Bowe and featherweight champion “Prince” Naseem Hamed in the Modern category; light flyweight champion Yoko Gushiken in the Old-Timer category; booking agent / manager Rafael Mendoza and referee Steve Smoger in the Non-Participant category; and editor / journalist Nigel Collins and broadcaster Jim Lampley in the Observer category.

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Riddick Bowe, Naseem Hamed & Ray Mancini Elected To Boxing Hall Of Fame

Ray Mancini - Yoko Gushiken, Rafael Mendoza, Steve Smoger, Nigel Collins and Jim Lampley also enter Hall of Fame

Yoko Gushiken, Rafael Mendoza, Steve Smoger, Nigel Collins and Jim Lampley also enter Hall of Fame

The International Boxing Hall of Fame and Museum announced today the newest class of inductees to enter the Hall. Living inductees include heavyweight champion Riddick “Big Daddy” Bowe, featherweight champion “Prince” Naseem Hamed and lightweight champion Ray “Boom Boom” Mancini in the Modern category; light flyweight champion Yoko Gushiken in the Old-Timer category; booking agent / manager Rafael Mendoza and referee Steve Smoger in the Non-Participant category; and editor / journalist Nigel Collins and broadcaster Jim Lampley in the Observer category.

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Ray “Boom Boom” Mancini International Boxing Hall of Fame Candidate

NEW YORK (Oct. 14, 2014) – Former World Boxing Association (WBA) lightweight champion Ray “Boom Boom” Mancini is officially a candidate for induction into the International Boxing Hall of Fame (IBHOF).

Mancini (29-5, 23 KOs), the pride of Youngstown, Ohio, turned professional in 1979 and officially retired from the ring in 1992. From 1982 to 1984, he captured the hearts and minds of boxing fans all over the world, developing into a marquee fighter and household name.

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U.S. launch party in Big Apple a KO win for Fight Network, Mancini joins team Draft

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(L-R) – Undefeated WBO middleweight champion Peter “Kid Chocolate” Qulllin, unbeaten world heavyweight contender Charles Martin. UFC star Frankie Edgar, boxing great Ray “Boom Boom” Mancini and Fight Network CEO Len Asper

 

(all pictures by Emily Harney, see photo gallery below)

 

NEW YORK (July 28, 2014) -Last Saturday afternoon in Manhattan, Fight Network hosted a private party at The Ainsworth for media, sponsors and television executives to celebrate its recent launch in the United States on Cablevision’s Optimum TV (channel 464) in the Greater New York area.

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