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Hall of Fame’s 35th Anniversary Celebration set for June 6- 9 

    CANASTOTA, NY –MARCH 27, 2024 - The International Boxing Hall of Fame and Museum, which is celebrating its 35th Anniversary in 2024, is pleased to announce that Hall of Famer Ann Wolfe will attend events planned for the 2024 Hall of Fame Induction Weekend set for June 6-9 in “Boxing’s Hometown.”   

​    “Ann Wolfe demonstrated incredible skill and power in the ring and electrified boxing fans when she fought,” said Hall of Fame director Edward Brophy. “The Hall is very much looking forward to welcoming her back to Canastota for the Hall of Fame’s 35th Anniversary.”

    After competing in the 1998 USA National Championships, Wolfe turned pro and won world championships in multiple weight divisions while compiling a 24-1 (16 KOs) record. She holds victories over Dakota Stone, Mary Ann Almager, Valerie Mahfood and Vonda Ward. Known for her dedication and discipline in the gym, her aggressive ring style endeared her to fans. After retiring she trained amateur and professional boxers, including junior middleweight contender James Kirkland. Wolfe was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2021.

    An impressive list of over 35 boxing greats from the United States and abroad, including “The Golden Boy” Oscar De La Hoya, “The Coal Miner’s Daughter” Christy Martin, “Irish” Micky Ward, Kelly “The Ghost” Pavlik, Riddick “Big Daddy” Bowe and “The Spinks Jinx” Michael Spinks among many others, will participate in the Hall of Fame Weekend celebration.

    The Class of 2024 to be honored includes boxers Ricky Hatton, Ivan Calderon, Diego Corrales (posthumous), Michael Moorer, Jane Couch, Ana Maria Torres, Luis Angel Firpo (posthumous), Theresa Kibby (posthumous), trainer Kenny Adams, manager Jackie Kallen, publicist Fred Sternburg, journalist Wallace Matthews and broadcaster Nick Charles (posthumous).

    The Class of 2024 will be honored during the Hall of Fame Induction Weekend on June 6-9, 2024 in “Boxing’s Hometown.” 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. 

    For more information on the 2024 Hall of Fame Induction Weekend, please call (315) 697-7095.

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About the International Boxing Hall of Fame

The International Boxing Hall of Fame opened to the public in 1989 and is dedicated to preserving the legacy of the great sport of boxing. Located in Canastota, New York, it serves as a tribute to the world's finest boxers and contributors to the sport, allowing boxing enthusiasts to appreciate and celebrate the rich history and tradition of boxing. The International Boxing Hall of Fame is located at Exit 34 of the New York State Thruway. Click HERE for hours of operation.

International Boxing Hall of Fame   1 Hall of Fame Drive   Canastota, NY 13032  P: 315.697.7095 F: 315.697.5356

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 four-day celebration.