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“This is something great, a dream come true. I dreamed to be a boxer. I dreamed to be a world champion. I especially dreamed to be inducted into the Hall of Fame. And now I’ve got everything!” 

-Ivan Calderon

“That’s incredible. You never think of when you lace the gloves on at 10 years old that you’ll end up in the Hall of Fame with some of the great fighters already there. I’m a bit speechless. There’s no greater honor. I’m delighted. ”

-Ricky Hatton

“I appreciate this very much. The Hall of Fame Wall is the wall of the elite and I am so happy to be inducted alongside some of my favorite boxers like Salvador Sanchez, Alexis Arguello and Marvelous Marvin Hagler. I made it to the elite.”  

-Michael Moorer

“Oh my God, I’m in shock over this news. Wow! I can’t believe it. I’m so excited and cannot wait to get to Canastota and meet everyone during the Induction Weekend.”

-Jane Couch

It is a great honor to be in the International Boxing Hall of Fame with great champions. I am very happy! Thanks to my mom, who has always been with me. My husband, my children and I have taken this great news as another championship.”

-Ana Maria Torres

“This feels great to get this news. I can now say that I’ve reached the highest point in the sport of boxing.”

-Kenny Adams

“I’m so happy I could cry! I’ve wanted this for so long. I am so elated I don’t know what to say. To be recognized for my 45 years in the sport is amazing and I’m so appreciative. I’m looking forward to a wonderful experience at Induction Weekend.”

-Jackie Kallen

"I am stunned. Working in boxing has been such great fun. I have had the good fortune to work with some very remarkable people, including world champions and contenders, promoters, managers, and television executives, trainers and fellow public relations practitioners, all who were generous with their time and taught me so much. Inside the International Boxing Hall of Fame, there are plaques dedicated to boxing legends of all generations. It is a privilege to join them."

-Fred Sternburg

“I never went into this for awards or money. I went into it to help the fighters because I love boxing and to know that I’m going to be honored among the athletes that I respected and loved as a kid is a great honor and humbling”

-Wallace Matthews

“I'm over the moon happy to hear that Diego will be enshrined with his boxing peers and family that he loves so much at the International Boxing Hall of Fame in the Class of 2024. Our entire family thanks the voting committee for recognizing the hard work and dedication that Diego gave the sport of boxing with the highest level of recognition a Champion can ever ask for. I'm sure Diego is smiling from ear to ear as I accept this news on his behalf. Thank you.”

-Michelle Corrales-Lewis

“Today’s incredible news brought tears to my eyes. Our family is thrilled the International Boxing Hall of Fame has bestowed this honor upon Nick posthumously. Nick lived and breathed boxing. He loved so many sports, but I never heard him speak so fondly of any other and its athletes, their lives and stories, as in the sport of boxing. ShoBox and all his boxing colleagues meant the world to him. He kept going till the end working with HBO Boxing. I know he’s smiling from above and will be at the June weekend in spirit.”

                                                                -Cory Charles