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The modern International Boxing Hall of Fame (IBHOF) is located in Canastota, New York, United States, within driving distance from the Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown and the National Soccer Hall of Fame in Oneonta. The IBHOF is one of two recognized international boxing hall of fames, with the other being the World Boxing Hall of Fame. Canastota is a village located inside the Town of Lenox in Madison County, New York, USA. The population was 4,425 at the 2000 census. ... “NY” redirects here. ... The U.S. National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, located at 25 Main Street in Cooperstown, New York, is a semi-official museum operated by private interests that serves as the central point for the study of the history of baseball in North America, the display of baseball-related... For a list of other places, see Cooperstown (disambiguation). ... The National Soccer Hall of Fame is a hall of fame located in Oneonta, New York that honors the best American soccer players, and individuals who have helped build the sport in the United States. ... Oneonta, New York, as depicted on an 1884 panoramic map. ... The modern World Boxing Hall of Fame (WBHF) is located in Riverside, California, United States, in Southern California. ...

The first Boxing Hall of Fame was sponsored by Ring magazine and located for decades at the offices of the Madison Square Garden in New York. Front cover of the first issue of Ring Magazine Ring Magazine is a boxing magazine that was first published in 1922. ... Madison Square Garden, often abbreviated as MSG, known colloquially simply as The Garden, has been the name of four arenas in New York City, United States. ... Midtown Manhattan, looking north from the Empire State Building, 2005 New York City (officially named the City of New York) is the most populous city in the state of New York and the entire United States. ...

However, in 1990, as a consequence of an initiative by Ed Brophy to honor Canastota's world boxing champions, Carmen Basilio and Basilio's nephew, Billy Backus, the village of Canastota inaugurated the new museum, which showcases boxing's rich history. Multi-award winning artist Richard T. Slone was named their official artist of the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 1997 and remains so to this day. Canastota is a village located inside the Town of Lenox in Madison County, New York. ... For other senses of these words, see boxing (disambiguation) or boxer (disambiguation). ... Carmine Basilio (born April 2, 1927) in Canastota, New York, better known in the boxing world as Carmen Basilio, is a former boxer of Italian-American origin. ... Billy Backus (born March 5, 1943) is a former world boxing champion whose coronation was considered by some to be as surprising as Team USAs ice hockey gold medal coronation at the 1980 Winter Olympic Games or James Buster Douglass knockout victory over Mike Tyson. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article may require cleanup. ...

There are ceremonies conducted every year to honor the inductees and the ceremonies are attended by many former world boxing champions, boxing celebrities and Hollywood celebrities each year. ...

Professional boxers have to wait five years after retirement to be eligible for election into the Hall of Fame.

On December 7, 2006, Roberto Duran, Ricardo Lopez and Pernell Whitaker were announced as the next world champion boxers to be inducted as living inductees. They headed a class that also included non-participants and numerous posthumous fighter inductees. is the 341st day of the year (342nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Roberto Duran (b. ... Ricardo “El Finito” Lopez Nava (born July 25, 1967) is a boxer from Mexico, who as an amateur won the silver medal at the 1991 Pan American Games in Havana, Cuba. ... Pernell Whitaker (born January 2, 1964), nicknamed Sweet Pea, is a retired professional boxer, among the greatest of all-time. ...

The Hall of Fame's current roster includes:


Modern era

For other persons named Muhammad Ali, see Muhammad Ali (disambiguation). ... Sammy Angott (b. ... Fred Apostoli, The Boxing Bell Hop (February 2, 1913 - November 29, 1973 in San Francisco) was a rugged, accomplished body punching middleweight, who was recognoized as the world champion when he defeated Marcel Thil on September 23, 1937. ... Alexis Argüello (born April 19, 1952), is a former world champion Nicaragua. ... Henry Jackson Jr. ... Carmine Basilio (born April 2, 1927) in Canastota, New York, better known in the boxing world as Carmen Basilio, is a former boxer of Italian-American origin. ... Wilfred Benitez (born September 12, 1958), also known popularly as Wilfredo Benitez, is a Puerto Rican boxer. ... Giovanni Benvenuti (born April 26, 1938), better known as Nino Benvenuti, is an Italian former boxer who is considered by many, including noted boxing writer Brian Doogan, to be the greatest boxer ever from Italy. ... Judah Bergman, known as Jack Kid Berg or Jackie Kid Berg (June 28, 1909 – 22 April 1991) was an English boxer born in the impoverished east end of London, Great Britain. ... James Louis Bivins (born December 6, 1919 in Dry Branch, GA) was Heavyweight boxing champion of the world. ... Joe Brown (1926-1997) was an accomplished Afro-American boxer who won the undisputed Lightweight Championship of the World in 1956, making eleven successful defences before being relieved of his crown by the highly-rated Carlos Ortiz in 1962. ... Ken Buchanan (born June 28, 1945) is a former world boxing champion. ... Charley Burley (b. ... Miguel Canto (born January 30, 1948 in the state of Yucatán, Mexico) is a former world boxing champion. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Jimmy Carter (December 15, 1923 - September 21, 1994) was a world lightweight boxing champion. ... Marcel Cerdan (July 22, 1916 - October 27, 1949) was a French world boxing champion who was considered by many boxing experts and fans to be Frances and Europes greatest boxer, and by many more fans to be one of the best to come out of that continent. ... Antonio Cervantes (born December 23, Colombian boxing trainer and former two time world Jr. ... Bobby Chacon (born 1951) is a former boxer and two time world champion. ... Joltin Jeff Chandler (born September 3, 1956 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is a former boxer who reigned as the WBA Bantamweight Champion of the world from November, 1980 to April, 1984. ... Ezzard Mack Charles (July 7, 1921 - May 27, 1975) was a professional boxer and former Heavyweight Champion of the world. ... Curtis Cokes (born June 16, 1937) is a former boxer from Dallas, Texas. ... Billy Conn - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Jose Cuevas (born December 27, 1957) is a Mexican former world champion boxer. ... Roberto Duran (b. ... Gabriel Flash Elorde (March 25, 1935 – January 2, 1985) is widely considered as one of the greatest Filipino boxers of all time along with featherweight slugger Manny Pacquiao and flyweight champion in the 1920s Pancho Villa . ... Jeff Fenech aka The Marrickville Mauler (born May 28, 1964 in Marrickville, Sydney, Australia) is an Australian of Maltese parents is a former boxer, to whom many Australians refer to as the greatest boxing champion to ever come out of the country. ... George Edward Foreman (born January 10, 1949) is an American two-time World Heavyweight Boxing Champion. ... Bob Foster (born December 15, 1938) is a native of Albuquerque, New Mexico whom many boxing critics consider to be one of the greatest Light Heavyweight world champions in history. ... For the Major League Baseball player and manager, see Joe Frazier (baseball) Joseph William Smokin Joe Frazier (born January 12, 1944 in Beaufort, South Carolina) is a former world heavyweight boxing champion, active mostly in the 1960s and 1970s. ... Gene Fullmer (b. ... Sura Saenkham (born May 15, 1959) was one of the sport of boxings greatest champions ever, and a member of the International Boxing Hall of Fame. ... Victor Galindez (1948-1980) was an Argentinian boxer who was the third Latin American to win the worlds Light Heavyweight title, after Puerto Ricos Jose Torres and Venezuelas Vicente Rondon had done it. ... Gerardo Gonzalez (January 6, 1926 - February 13, 2003), better known in the boxing world as Kid Gavilan, was a former gardener and world welterweight champion from Cuba. ... Carmine Orlando Tilelli (born July 16, 1930), better known by his professional pseudonym of Joey Giardello, was an American star in the sport of boxing during the 1950s and 1960s. ... Wilfredo Gómez (born October 29, 1956) is a former boxer and three time world champion. ... Humberto Gonzalez (born March 25, 1966) is a Mexican meat market businessman and former world boxing champion. ... William Walter Graham Jr. ... Rocky Graziano, born Thomas Rocco Barbella in New York City (January 1, 1922–May 22, 1990), was an American boxer. ... Emile Griffith (born February 3, 1938) is a former boxer from the U.S. Virgin Islands who won world championships in both the Welterweight and Middleweight divisions. ... Marvelous Marvin Hagler (born Marvin Nathaniel Hagler in Newark, New Jersey, May 23, 1954), is a former American boxer. ... Masahiko Harada (born April 23, 1943 in Tokyo, Japan), better known as Fighting Harada, is a former world boxing champion. ... Sidney Walker, better known as Beau Jack, (April 1, 1921-February 9, American lightweight boxer, he was a world champion twice. ... Lew Jenkins (December 4, 1916 - October 30, 1981) was an American boxer and Lightweight Champion of the World. ... Eder Jofre (born March 26, 1936), is a Brazilian former boxer, whom many consider to be the best Brazilian boxer of all time. ... Ingemar Johansson (born 22 September 1932 -) is a Swedish former boxer and heavyweight champion of the world. ... Harold Johnson (born August 9, 1928, in Manayunk, Pennsylvania) was a professional boxer. ... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Giacobbe La Motta (born July 10, 1921), better known as Jake LaMotta, nicknamed The Bronx Bull and The Raging Bull, is a former boxer who was world middleweight champion and whose life has been as controversial outside the ring as it was inside it. ... Ray Charles Leonard (born May 17, 1956 in Wilmington, North Carolina) is a retired professional boxer. ... Charles L. Sonny Liston (May 8?, 1932 – December 30?, 1970), was a formidable boxer who became world heavyweight champion in 1962 by knocking out Floyd Patterson in the first round, the first time Patterson had been knocked out. ... This article needs to be wikified. ... Duilio Loi {b. ... Ricardo “El Finito” Lopez Nava (born July 25, 1967) is a boxer from Mexico, who as an amateur won the silver medal at the 1991 Pan American Games in Havana, Cuba. ... Joseph Louis Barrow (May 13, 1914 – April 12, 1981), best known as Joe Louis and nicknamed The Brown Bomber, a native of Lexington, Alabama, is regarded as one of the greatest heavyweight boxing champions of all time. ... Rocky Marciano (September 1, 1923 – August 31, 1969), born Rocco Francis Marchegiano, was the heavyweight champion of the world from 1952 to 1956. ... Giuseppe Antonio Berardinelli, (March 28, 1922 – June 2, 2001), was an American boxer. ... Mike McCallum (born December 7, 1956 in Kingston, Jamaica) is a retired boxer from Jamaica, who represented his native country as an amateur at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, Canada, where he was eliminated in the quarterfinals. ... Finbar Patrick Barry McGuigan MBE (born February 28, 1961 in Clones, County Monaghan, Republic of Ireland), nicknamed The Clones Cyclone, is a former professional boxer who became a world Featherweight champion. ... Bob Montgomery (February 10, 1919 - August 25, 1998) was an American boxer, fighting mainly in the 1940s. ... Carlos Monzon (August 7, 1942- January 8, 1995) was an Argentinian boxer who held the world middleweight title for 7 years, during which he made a then-division record of 14 defenses. ... Archie Moore whose birth name was Archibald Wright (December 13, 1913 or 1916 – December 9, 1998) was a light heavyweight world boxing champion who set many records in boxing. ... José Napoles (born April 13, 1940) is a Cuban-Mexican who was a world boxing champion. ... Azumah Nelson (born September 19, 1958) is a former boxer and three-time world champion. ... Terrance Norris was an American boxer and a three-time world champion in the junior middleweight division. ... This article is about the hall of fame boxer. ... Rubén Olivares (born January 14, 1947) is a former boxer of Mexican nationality. ... Carl Olson, (July 11, 1928-January 16, 2002), was an American boxer. ... Carlos Ortiz (born September 9, Puerto Rican who was a three time world boxing champion, twice in the lightweight division and once in the Jr. ... Manuel Ortiz was one of the very best boxers of the 1940s, and was named to Ring Magazines list of the 80 Best Fighters of the Last 80 Years. ... Carlos Palomino (born August 10, Mexican former boxer who was a world champion and also a college degree holder. ... László Papp (March 25, 1926 - October 16, 2003) was a boxer from Hungary. ... Willie Pastrano (b. ... Floyd Patterson (January 4, 1935 – May 11, 2006) was an American heavyweight boxing champion. ... Eusebio Pedroza (born 1953) is a native of Panama who holds two records in boxing: His 19 defenses as world Featherweight champion are a record for that division, and his seven years as world champion non stop are a division record too. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article may require cleanup. ... Pascual Pérez (March 4, 1926 - January 22, 1977) was an Argentine boxer. ... Aaron Pryor (born October 20, 1955) is a former boxer from Cincinnati, Ohio. ... Dwight Muhammad Qawi (born January 5, 1953) is a former world boxing champion in the light-heavyweight and cruiserweight divisions. ... Ultiminio Sugar Ramos was born December 2, 1941. ... Luis Manuel Rodriguez (born June 17, 1937 in Camaguey, Cuba – died July 8, 1996) was welterweight boxing champion of the world. ... Sugar Ray Robinson, (born Walker Smith Jr. ... Edwin El Chapo Rosario (1961-1997) could be considered a boxing version of the Puerto Rican plant Mori-vivi (Mori-Vivi means dead-alive in Spanish). ... Matthew Saad Muhammad (born Maxwell Antonio Loach, August 5, 1954) is a former boxer who was the worlds Light-Heavyweight champion. ... One of the greatest fighters ever, Joseph Sandy Saddler was born in Boston, Massachussetts on June 23. ... Vicente Saldivar is a two-time Featherweight world champion. ... Salvador Sánchez Santiago (January 26, 1959 - August 12, 1982) was a Mexican boxer born in the small town of Santiago Tianguistenco, Mexico. ... Maximillian Adolph Otto Siegfried Schmeling (September 28, 1905 – February 2, 2005) was a German boxer whose two fights with Joe Louis transcended boxing and became worldwide social events because of their racial and national associations. ... Michael Spinks, a native of St. ... Richard Dick Tiger Ihetu (August 14, 1929 - December 14, 1971) was a boxer from Amaigbo, Orlu, Nigeria, was a migrant fighter to Liverpool (and later to America). ... José Torres, Chegui (born May 3, 1936), is a Puerto Rican who is a former boxer and the first hispanic ever to win the worlds Light Heavyweight championship. ... Randolph Adolphus (Randy) Turpin (June 7, 1928 – May 17, 1966) known as The Leamington Licker, was an English boxer who was considered by some to be Europes best Middleweight boxer of the 1940s and 1950s. ... Arnold Raymond Cream (January 31, 1914 – February 25, 1994), better known as Jersey Joe Walcott was a world heavyweight boxing champion. ... Pernell Whitaker (born January 2, 1964), nicknamed Sweet Pea, is a retired professional boxer, among the greatest of all-time. ... Ike Williams (b. ... Chalky Wright was an American featherweight boxer and world champion. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Daniel Zaragoza (born December 11, 1957 in Mexico City, Mexico) was a professional boxer. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Fritzie Zivic (May 8, 1913, Lawrenceville, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania — May 16, 1984), born as Ferdinand Henry John Zivcich (Croatian: Živčić, known to boxing fans as Fritzie Zivic, “The Croat Comet”), was an American boxer. ... Julio César Chávez (born July 12, 1962 in Culiacán, Sinaloa) is a Mexican world champion boxer who won world titles in 3 different divisions, went undefeated for 89 bouts before originally retiring with a record of 104-5-2, with 80 knockouts. ...

Old timers

Lou Ambers was born Luigi dAmbrosio in Herkimer, New York on November 8, 1913. ... Abraham Washington Attell (born February 22, 1884 in San Francisco, California, United States – died February 6, 1970 in New Paltz, New York), better known in the boxing world as Abe Attell, was a boxer who became known for his involvement in scandals as well as for his long period... Maximilian Adalbert Madcap Maxie Baer (February 11, 1909 – November 21, 1959) was a famous American boxer of the 1930s, onetime Heavyweight Champion of the World, and actor. ... Jimmy Barry (born March 7, 1870 in Chicago, Illinois – April 4, 1943) was an Irish-American boxer. ... Benny Bass, known as Little Fish, (born December 4, 1904, in Kiev, Ukraine; immigrated to the United States in 1906; died June 25, 1975, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) was an American boxer. ... Battling Battalino (b. ... Paul Berlenbach (b. ... James Walter Braddock (June 7, 1905 – November 29, 1974) was an American heavyweight boxing champion. ... Jack Britton (1885-1962) was 3 time world welterweight champion from the USA, . His professional career lasted for 25 years beginning in 1905. ... Alfonso Teofilo Brown (1902-1951), better known as Panama Al Brown was a bantamweight boxer from Panama who made history by becoming boxings first hispanic world champion. ... Lucien Pierre Brouillard, better known as Lou Brouillard, (born May 23, 1911 in St. ... Tommy Burns, ca. ... Tony Canzoneri (November 6, 1908-December 9, 1959) was an Italian-American boxer who was born in the town of Slidell, Louisiana. ... Georges Carpentier Georges Carpentier (January 12, 1894 – October 28, 1975) was a French boxer. ... Eligio Saldana (January 6, 1910-August 8, 1988), better known as Kid Chocolate, was a Cuban boxer who enjoyed wild success both in the boxing ring and in society life during a span of the 1930s. ... Joe Choynski (b. ... James John Corbett, born September 1, 1866 in San Francisco, California, United States – died February 18, 1933 in Bayside, New York, was a heavyweight boxing champion. ... Young Corbett III (b. ... John Frederic Coulon (12 February 1889, Toronto, Canada - 29 October 1973, Chicago, Illinois) was the bantamweight boxing champion of the world from 6 March 1910, when he wrested the crown from Englands Jim Kendrick, until 1914, when he was defeated by Kid Williams. ... Eugene Criqui (August 15, 1893 – July 7, 1977) was a French boxer who held the world featherweight title in 1923. ... James Leslie (Les) Darcy (31 October 1895 – 24 May 1917) was an Australian boxer. ... Jack Delaney (Born: March 18, 1900, Died: November 27, 1948 was a former light heavyweight champion of the world and contender for the heavyweight crown. ... William Harrison Jack Dempsey (June 24, 1895 – May 31, 1983) was an American boxer who held the world heavyweight title between 1919 and 1926. ... John Edward Kelly (December 15, 1862 – November 1, 1895), County Kildare, Ireland. ... Driscoll was another Welshman to fight himself out of poverty, learning his trade in the boxing booths. ... Ernest Cutler Price (better known as Jack Dillon and Hoosier Bearcat; born February 2, 1891 in Frankfort, IN – died August 7, 1942 in Chattahoochee, Florida) was light heavyweight boxing champion of the world. ... There have been a number of notable individuals named George Dixon: George Dixon, a nineteenth century boxer George Dixon, a sea captain and explorer George Dixon was also the name of the main character of the BBC TV police series Dixon of Dock Green. ... Johnny Dundee (b. ... Sixto Escobar (March 23, 1913 - November 17, 1979) was Puerto Ricos first world boxing champion. ... Jackie Fields (Jacob Finkelstein; born February 9, 1908, in Chicago, Illinois; died June 3, 1987, in Los Angeles, California) was an American boxer. ... Robert James Bob Fitzsimmons (May 26, 1863 - October 22, 1917) was a Cornish native and moved to New Zealand in his childhood. ... Category: ... Joe Gans in 1899 Joe Gans (November 25, 1874 - August 10, 1910) was born Joseph Gaines in Baltimore, Maryland. ... Frankie Genaro (August 26, 1901-December 27, 1966) was a former Olympic gold medalist and boxing world flyweight champion. ... Mike Gibbons (born July 20, 1897 in St. ... Thomas Joseph Gibbons 1891-1960 Saint Paul Heavyweight // Biography Tommy Gibbons was born in Saint Paul on March 22, 1891, brother of Mike Gibbons, started boxing as a professional in 1911 as a middleweight. ... (b. ... Pete Herman (b. ... Peter Black Prince Jackson, born July 3, 1861 in Frederiksted, St. ... Joe Jeanette (b. ... James Jackson Jeffries (The Boilermaker) (born April 15, 1875 in Carroll, Ohio, United States – died March 3, 1953 in Burbank, California) was a world heavyweight boxing champion. ... John Arthur Johnson (March 31, 1878 – June 10, 1946), better known as Jack Johnson and nicknamed the Galveston Giant, was an American boxer and arguably the best heavyweight of his generation. ... Louis Kaplan (born October 15, 1901 in Kiev, Russia), better known as Kid Kaplan, was a professional boxer in the Featherweight division. ... Stanislaus Kiecal, (September 14, 1886–October 15, 1910), better known in the boxing world as Stanley Ketchel was an American boxer who became world middleweight champion. ... Johnny Kilbane was a featherweight boxer in the early part of the 20th century. ... Fidel LaBarba (September 29, 1905 — October 3, 1981) was a United States boxer and sportswriter. ... Sam Langford Sam Langford (March 4, 1883 - January 21, 1956) was an African American boxing standout of the early part of the 20th century. ... Benny Leonard (April 17, 1896—April 18, 1947), born Benjamin Leiner, was an American boxer and one of the greatest lightweight fighters of all time and was named as number 8 on Ring Magazines list of the 80 Best Fighters of the Last 80 Years. ... Barney Williams or better known as Battling Levinsky (born as Barney Lebrowitz on June 10, 1891 – died February 12, 1949 in Philadelphia, PA) was a former light heavyweight boxing champion of the world. ... John Henry Lewis (1914-1974) was a boxer who was world Light Heavyweight champion. ... The tone or style of this article or section may not be appropriate for Wikipedia. ... Tommy Loughran (November 29, 1902 - July 7, 1982) was a light-heavyweight boxing champion and elected to the International Boxing Hall of Fame. ... Joe Lynch (b. ... Benny Lynch (April 2, 1913- August 8, 1946) is considered by some to be one of the finest boxers below the lightweight division in his era and has been described as the greatest fighter that Britain has ever produced. ... Year 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1998 Gregorian calendar). ... Sammy Mandell (b. ... Jack McAuliffe (born March 25, 1886 in Cork, Ireland – November 5, 1937 in Forest Hills, New York) was an Irish-American boxer. ... Charles Kid McCoy, who was born Norman Selby (October 13, 1872 - April 18, 1940) was a world champion boxer. ... Terrible Terry McGovern (March 9, 1880–February 22, 1918), born John Terrence McGovern in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, was a hard punching aggressive boxer who held the world bantamweight and featherweight titles. ... Jimmy Archibald McLarnin, (December 19, 1907-October 28, 2004), was a two-time welterweight boxing champion of the world. ... Sam McVey (Sam McVea), (b. ... Freddie Miller (1929-1992) was a local television personality in Atlanta, Georgia, having worked for WAGA-TV. Miller is fondly remembered by professional wrestling fans as Gordon Solies co-host on Georgia Championship Wrestling. ... Oscar Battling Nelson was a boxer who held the world lightweight championship on two separate occasions. ... Joseph Francis Hagan (better known as Philadelphia Jack OBrien) (January 17, 1878 – November 12, 1942) was light heavyweight boxing champion of the world. ... Billy Papke, the son of German immigrants to the USA, was an abnormally hard man. ... Maxie Rosenbloom, born September 6, 1903 in Harlem, New York City, United States – died March 6, 1976 in South Pasadena, California, was a boxing champion and film actor. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... Tommy Ryan (b. ... Jack Sharkey, born October 6, 1902 in Binghamton, New York, United States – died August 17, 1994 in Beverly, Massachusetts, was a heavyweight boxing champion. ... James Patrick Slattery (born August 25, 1904 in Buffalo, NY was a professional boxer in the Light Heavyweight (175lb) division. ... Sailor Tom Sharkey (b. ... Freddie Steele (December 18, 1912–August 1984) was born Frederick Earle Steele in Tacoma, Washington. ... Young Stribling was a professional boxer in the Heavyweight division. ... (Lefty) Lew Tendler (born September 28, 1898, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; died November 7, 1970, in Atlantic City, New Jersey) was an American boxer. ... Marcel Thil ( May 25, 1904 - August 14, 1968) was a French world champion boxer. ... James Joseph Gene Tunney (May 25, 1897 – November 7, 1978) was the heavyweight boxing champion from 1926-28 who defeated Jack Dempsey in 1926 and 1927 in what became known as The Long Count Fight and retired undefeated after winning against Tom Heeney in 1928. ... Francisco Pancho Villa Guilledo Francisco Pancho Villa Guilledo, (b. ... Joe Walcott, The Barbados Demon was born in Demarara, British Guyana on March 13, 1873, and died October 1, 1935. ... Edward Patrick Mickey Walker (July 13, 1903 - April 28, 1981) was a multi-faceted boxer from New Jersey. ... Freddie Welsh (March 5, 1886 - July 29, 1927) was a boxing champion. ... Jimmy Wilde (May 12, 1892 in Tylorstown – March 10, 1969 in Cardiff) was a former boxer of Welsh origin. ... Jess Willard - 1915 Library of Congress collection Jess Willard, born December 29, 1881 in St. ... Harry The Black Panther Wills (b. ... Teddy Yarosz (born June 24, 1910 in Pittsburgh, PA) – died March 29, 1974) was middleweight boxing champion of the world. ...


Young Barney Aaron (born in 1836 in London, England; died [[June 4] 1907, in Long Island, New York) was a boxer. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Benjamin (“Big Ben”) Brain (1753 - April 8, 1794) outweighed most men and even most professional fighters in the England of the 1780s. ... A drawing of Jack Broughton by George Townshend, 1st Marquess Townshend. ... James Burke James Burke (1809-1845) was one of Englands earliest Boxing champions. ... Arthur Chambers (born December 6, 1846 in Salford, Lancashire, England – April 8, 1923 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) was an Anglo-American boxer. ... Tom Cribb (1781-11 May 1848) was an English bare-knuckle boxer of the 19th century, so successful that he became world champion. ... James Figg (c. ... Bare-knuckle boxer Joe Goss. ... John Gully (August 21, 1783 - March 9, 1863), English sportsman and politician, was born at Wick, near Bath, the son of an innkeeper. ... John C Heenan 1833 - 1873 John Carmel Heenan (born May 2, 1833 - died October 28, 1873) was an American bare-knuckle fighter born in Troy NY. He fought under the name The Benicia Boy. His career lasted from 1858 until 1863. ... John Jackson may refer to: Politics: John Jackson (Gold Coast), colonial governor in Gold Coast, (now Ghana) John Jackson (Tampa), mayor of Tampa, Florida John Jackson (UK Politician) (1851–1919), Member of Parliament for Plymouth Devonport 1910 to 1918 Science: John Hughlings Jackson (1835–1911), neurologist, namesake of Jacksonian seizure... Tom King also known as Tom King (born: August 14, 1835 died: October 3, 1888) known as The Fighting Sailor was an English boxer who fought both bare-knuckle and with gloves [1]. Strong, fast, and durable he was a skilled pugilist. ... Nat Langham Nat Langham (born May, 1820 - died 1st September 1871) was born in Hinckley, Northamptonshire, he was an English middleweight bare-knuckle prize fighter. ... Jem Mace (April 8, 1831 in Beeston, Norfolk - 1910 in Durham; buried in Liverpool) was a British heavyweight champion boxer. ... Daniel Mendoza (5 July 1764 – 3 September 1836) was an English-Jewish prizefighter, who was heavy-weight boxing champion of England 1792-1795 and is considered the father of scientific boxing. Was well known for transforming the stereotypical image of a Jew at the time from a weak, indefensible person... Tom Molineaux (b. ... John Morrissey (February 12, 1831 – May 1, 1878), also known as Old Smoke, was a bare-knuckle boxer and a gang member in New York in the 1850s and later became a Democratic State Senator and U.S. Congressman from New York, backed by Tammany Hall. ... Henry George Pearce (21 April 1886 - 27 March 1936) was an American cricketer. ... Jack Randall (Born November 25, 1794 in London, England - Died March 12, 1828), nicknamed The Nonpareil, was a professional boxing pioneer. ... Bill Richmond (1763 - December 28, 1829) was an American boxer, born a slave in Cuckolds Town (now Richmondtown), Staten Island, New York. ... Tom Sayers (25 May 1826 - 8 November 1865) was an English pugilist. ... Tom Spring circa 1821 Tom Spring (born February 22nd 1795 - died August 20th 1851) was an English bare-knuckle fighter. ... John Lawrence Sullivan in his prime. ... William Abednego Thompson (18 October 1811 - 23 August 1880) William Abednego Thompson (18 October 1811 – 23 August 1880) was an English bare-knuckle boxer. ... Jem Ward circa 1825 Jem Ward (born December 26th 1800 - died April 3rd 1884) was an English bare-knuckle boxer. ...


Ray Arcel was a boxing trainer who was active from the 1920s through the 1980s. ... Bob Arum (born December 8, 1931 in New York, New York), is a Harvard-educated lawyer of Jewish descent who helped the White House during President John F. Kennedys time there. ... William Aloysius Brady (June 19, 1863 - January 6, 1950) was an American theatre actor, producer, and sports promoter. ... Bill Cayton is the man who helped manage and promote Mike Tyson early in his career. ... John Graham Chambers codified the Marquess of Queensberry rules upon which modern-day boxing is based. ... Gil Clancy is one of the most noted boxing commentators of the 1980s and 90s. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Angelo Merena (born 1923), better known in the boxing world as Angelo Dundee, is a boxing cornerman who has worked with 15 world boxing champions, among them, Muhammad Ali, Sugar Ray Leonard, Jose Napoles, George Foreman, Jimmy Ellis, Carmen Basilio and Luis Rodriguez. ... Don Dunphy (July 5, 1908 - July 22, 1998) was a radio sports announcer specializing in boxing broadcasts. ... Daniel Salvator Duva (7 November, 1951 – 28 January, 1996) was a boxing promoter who promoted or co-promoted over 100 world championship fights through his family run business Main Events. ... Luigi Lou Duva (born May 28, 1922) is a Hall of Fame boxing trainer who has, through a long and successful career, handled some of the most famous boxers in the world. ... Aileen Eaton (1909-1987) was a boxing promoter who was influential in the United States west coasts boxing scene for five decades. ... Pierce Egan (1772-1849), early journalist, sportswriter, and writer on popular culture. ... Nat Fleischer (1887-1972) was a noted Jewish-American boxing writer. ... Donald Mackay Fraser (born February 20, 1924) is an American politician from Minneapolis, Minnesota. ... Eddie Futch (August 9, 1911 - October 10, 2001) was one the greatest boxing trainers of all time. ... Charley Goldman (b. ... Ruby Goldstein, (October 10, 1907 – April 23, 1984), was an American boxer and prize fight referee. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Mike Jacobs can refer to: Mike Jacobs (baseball player), an American baseball player Mike Jacobs (boxing), a member of the International Boxing Hall of Fame Mike Jacobs (politician), a candidate for the Maryland General Assembly election in 2006 This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists pages that... James Harle Johnston (December 10, 1889, Cleveland, Tennessee—February 14, 1967, Chattanooga, Tennessee) was a major-league baseball player from 1911 through 1926. ... Jack Doc Kearns (1882-1963) was an American boxing manager from the state of Washington. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Juan Carlos Lectoure nicknamed Tito was an Argentine businessman, mainly involved in boxing/sports events and former owner of Buenos Aires Luna Park stadium. ... A.J. Liebling (October 18, 1904 - December 28, 1963) was an American journalist who was closely associated with The New Yorker from 1935 until his death. ... The title Earl of Lonsdale has been created twice - first in the Peerage of Great Britain in 1784 (becoming extinct in 1802), and then in the Peerage of the United Kingdom in 1807, both times for members of the Lowther family. ... John Sholto Douglas (1844-1900) was an eccentric Scottish nobleman, the 9th Marquess of Queensberry and Viscount Drumlanrig. ... Arthur Mercante was an international boxing referee. ... For the Australian bushranger, see Dan Morgan (bushranger) Daniel Thomas Morgan, Jr. ... William Muldoon was a professional wrestler. ... Gilbert Odd (born 1902) is a British boxing historian. ... Tom ORourke (born May 13, 1856 in Boston) was a boxing manager in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. ... George Lewis Tex Rickard (1870-1929 ?) was an American boxing promoter, and founder of the New York Rangers NHL franchise. ... Emanuel Steward (born 1944) is a boxing trainer who is in the International Boxing Hall Of Fame. ... This article is about the 1926 Mayor of New York. ... Adalbert Weill (born December 28, 1893 in Guebwiller, France; died October 20, 1969 in Florida) was the manager of Rocky Marciano, Marty Servo, Lou Ambers, Joey Archibald and several other boxers. ...


Jimmy Cannon (born 1910 - December 5, 1973) was a sports journalist. ... Ralph Citro (1926 – October 2, 2004) was a boxing historian and archivist. ... Bill Gallo is a famed cartoonist and newspaperman for the New York Daily News. ... Reg Gutteridge (b. ... W.C. Heinz (b. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Damon Runyon Damon Runyon (October 4, 1884 – December 10, 1946) was a newspaperman and writer. ... Picture of writer Budd Schulberg (born March 27, 1914 in New York City, New York) is an American screenwriter and novelist. ... Bert Randolph Sugar (born June 7, 1937) is a well noted boxing writer. ... Please wikify (format) this article as suggested in the Guide to layout and the Manual of Style. ...

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A Closer Look: Are International Boxing Hall of Fame Inductee Election Standards too Liberal? (1920 words)
The IBHOF routinely announces a large class of inductees, which in turn leads to endless debates among critics and fans as to who actually deserves recognition as a hall of famer.
Some would (and have) argued that election of undeserving fighters is no aberration, and even others suspect that there are motivations on the part of the IBHOF to encourage election of boxers of the past whose credentials may be subject to question, outside of their popularity among fans.
Brophy does not rule out the possibility that in the future, amendments of the current process could be made if it appears that there are more qualified boxers are coming up for consideration, or that there are fewer qualified boxers in a given year than the number allotted for induction.
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