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COMMENTS UPON RECEIVING INDUCTION NEWS


"Of all the great fighters in the world, I'm now one of them! It's amazing. I can't believe it. I feel great. This is one of the greatest thrills in my entire boxing career and my life."

- Bobby Chacon

"I am delighted and thrilled about being elected into the Hall of Fame. It is a tremendous honor."

- Duilio Loi

"This honor makes all the hard hours of training, all the work and commitment that one puts into boxing worthwhile and makes me very proud. I'm over the moon. I'm overwhelmed and delighted to be in Canastota with such exalted company. What a great way to start 2005."

- Barry McGuigan

"This is a great honor. This was a dream of my Dad's. If not for him, I would not have been a true champion. I thank my Dad and I feel truly great about this accomplishment. This is better than winning the world championship."

- Terry Norris

"This is indeed an honor. I don't know how to express my joy. This is just wonderful. It's a gift for me to be honored in the International Boxing Hall of Fame, which is recognized throughout the world as the premier boxing honor. I'm very humbled by my selection. It's a great tribute and a great way to start the New Year."

- Don Fraser

"I'm honored to be enshrined in the International Boxing Hall of Fame alongside some of the great writers who have covered boxing, like Damon Runyon, A.J. Liebling, Bill Heinz and Budd Schulberg - - writers I've been compared to."

- Bert Randolph Sugar
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