CELEBRITY GUEST LIST CONTINUES TO GROW
FOR 2023 HALL OF FAME WEEKEND CELEBRATION
Star-studded lineup to participate in Hall of Fame Weekend events includes
the Class of 2023, returning Hall of Famers and special guests from around the world
CANASTOTA, NY - MAY 20,2023 - The guest list for the 2023 Hall of Fame Weekend scheduled for June 8-11 continues to grow and features some of boxing’s biggest stars from the past and present including the Class of 2023, Hall of Fame alumni and special guests.
2023 inductees include boxers Timothy Bradley Jr., Carl Froch, Rafael Marquez, Alicia Ashley and Laura Serrano, matchmaker Brad Goodman, trainer Joe Goossen, promotional executive Brad Jacobs, television executive Seth Abraham and broadcaster Tim Ryan.
In addition to the new honorees, an impressive array of boxing stars from around the world are set to be in Canastota including Roberto Duran, Riddick Bowe, Michael Carbajal, Chiquita Gonzalez, Jimmy Lennon Jr., Buddy McGirt, Lucia Rijker, Michael Spinks, Ann Wolfe, Winky Wright, Dicky Eklund, Sebastian Fundora, Gabriela Fundora, Mikey Garcia, Robert Garcia, Andrew Golota, Angel Manfredy, Ray Mercer, Michael Nunn, Vinny Paz, Marlon Starling, Antonio Tarver and Micky Ward.
The grand marshal of the Parade of Champions is hip-hop legend and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductee Flavor Flav.
“The Hall of Fame is beyond thrilled to have such an impressive list of stars in place for boxing’s biggest weekend of the year,” said Hall of Fame director Edward Brophy. “The Hall of Fame Weekend is for everyone that loves the sport of boxing and we can’t wait to celebrate in June.”
Many events will take place in Canastota and nearby Turning Stone Resort Casino throughout the four-day celebration including ringside talks, fist casting, fight night, 5K race / fun run, boxing autograph card show, banquet, parade and induction ceremony.
The multi-year partnership between Turning Stone Resort Casino and the International Boxing Hall of Fame spotlights the entire region, garnering national attention and boosting tourism in Central New York. The partnership includes a series of
nationally-televised boxing events at Turning Stone, culminating every year in June
with an elaborate and bigger-than-ever International Boxing Hall of Fame Weekend
with several exciting events in Madison County and Oneida County throughout the