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INT'L BOXING HALL OF FAME SETS DATE
TO ANNOUNCE NEWEST CLASS OF INDUCTEES
Class of 2013 To Be Announced on Monday, December 10th
CANASTOTA, NY - NOVEMBER 26, 2012 - The International Boxing Hall of Fame announced a news conference will be held at the Hall of Fame Events Pavilion on Monday, December 10, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. to announce the newest Hall of Fame Inductees. Inductees will be named in five categories: Modern, Old-Timer, Pioneer, Non- Participant and Observer. Members of the Boxing Writers Association of America and an international panel of boxing historians cast votes. Voters from Japan, England, Canada, Mexico, South Africa, Germany, Puerto Rico and the United States are among those who participate in the election process. “The Hall of Fame’s annual announcement is an exciting moment for the boxing community. All eyes turn to Canastota to see who will be among the new class of inductees," said Executive Director Edward Brophy. "All inductees receive a permanent place on the Hall of Fame Wall and living honorees will be presented with a gold Hall of Fame Ring at the Official Induction Ceremony.” The 24th Annual Induction Weekend will be held June 6-9, 2013 in Canastota, NY. Over 20 events, including a banquet, parade, golf tournament and the Official Induction Ceremony on the Hall of Fame Museum Grounds, are scheduled. A celebrity lineup of over 40 boxing greats of yesterday and today is anticipated.
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