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BOXERS JOE CALZAGHE, OSCAR DE LA HOYA AND FELIX TRINIDAD
ELECTED TO INT’L BOXING HALL OF FAME

Barry Hearn, Richard Steele, Graham Houston and Neil Leifer
also enter Hall of Fame

  CANASTOTA, NY - DECEMBER 4, 2013 - The International Boxing Hall of Fame and Museum announced today the newest class of inductees to enter the Hall. Living inductees include two division champion “The Pride of Wales” Joe Calzaghe, six division world champion “The Golden Boy” Oscar De La Hoya and three division champion Felix “Tito” Trinidad in the Modern category; promoter Barry Hearn, referee Richard Steele, journalist Graham Houston and photographer Neil Leifer

“We’re extremely excited about the Class of 2014 and are very much looking forward to honoring the 25th class of inductees,” said Executive Director Edward Brophy.























The 25th Annual Hall of Fame Weekend is scheduled for June 5-8th in Canastota, NY. Over 20 events, including a golf tournament, banquet, parade and autograph card show, are planned. An impressive celebrity lineup of boxing greats of yesterday and today will attend this year’s Induction Weekend. The highlight of the weekend will be the Official Enshrinement Ceremony on the Hall of Fame Museum Grounds in Canastota, New York on Sunday, June 8th to welcome the newest members. 

The Hall of Fame also released names of posthumous honorees: George “K.O.” Chaney, Charles Ledoux and Mike O’Dowd in the Old-Timer Category; referee Eugene Corri in the Non Participant Category; and Tom Allen in the Pioneer Category. Inductees were voted in by members of the Boxing Writers Association and a panel of international boxing historians.

For more information on the events planned for the 2014 International Boxing Hall of Fame Weekend, please call the Hall of Fame at (315) 697-7095, like the Hall on Facebook and follow on Twitter.


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