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COMMENTS UPON RECEIVING INDUCTION NEWS


“It's a tremendous honor because so many great athletes are already in the Hall of Fame and it's an honor to be among that group. It's a pleasure for me to be among the greatest fighters of our world.”

- Larry Holmes

“It's an honor to be chosen by the boxing community to become a member of the International Boxing Hall of Fame. My family and I would like to thank everyone who felt my name should be added to the great fighters that came before me and to all that will come after me. Thank you.”

- Eddie Perkins

“What a great honor. It's a great feeling to be recognized and it is something to get credit coming from such a small country (Denmark). It's been tough to promote and keep professional boxing on top for so many years in Europe and all over the world. I'm very proud of this honor.”

- Mogens Palle

“What a real shock. I am very humbled and at the same time honored. In any sport or industry that you're involved in, it's always nice to get some recognition. To be up with all the great promoters in the Hall is a very humbling experience. I'm absolutely thrilled.”

- Frank Warren

“I grew up reading Hall of Famers Jimmy Cannon and W.C. Heinz. To me they were always the best boxing writers and to now think that I will join them in the Hall is really exciting and almost unbelievable. These are the guys you read when you wanted to read boxing and somehow other people have put me in the same category.”

- Dave Anderson

“This is exciting. I dedicated myself to writing so the world would know our activities in the Far East. I am very happy that the Hall of Fame recognizes my humble effort. I look forward with great pleasure to visiting Canastota in June. This is wonderful news. It makes my heart warm.”

- Joe Koizumi


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