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  1. Nevada announces 2014 HOF class

    Dan Rafael

    The Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame announced its second induction class on Tuesday, headed by former heavyweight champions George Foreman and Evander Holyfield and the legendary former four-division champion Roberto Duran. In all, 18 people (13 living...

    Blog | February 11, 2014
  2. Pattersons lead '14 N.Y. HOF class

    Dan Rafael

    The father-son combination of the late two-time heavyweight champion Floyd Patterson and his son, former junior featherweight and junior lightweight titlist Tracy Harris Patterson, was among those elected to the New York State Boxing Hall of Fame thi...

    Blog | January 22, 2014
  3. How I voted on 2014 HOF class

    Dan Rafael

    The International Boxing Hall of Fame class of 2014 was announced Wednesday, with the 25th annual induction ceremony set for June 8 at the Canastota, N.Y., shrine. Inductees were voted on in five categories: modern, old-timer, pioneer, nonparticip...

    Blog | December 04, 2013
  4. Oscar De La Hoya headlines 2014 boxing Hall class

    Dan Rafael

    Oscar De La Hoya, Felix Trinidad and Joe Calzaghe head the class of 2014 to be inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame.

    Story | Conversation | December 04, 2013
  5. Oscar De La Hoya, Felix Trinidad likely shoo-ins for Boxing Hall ...

    Dan Rafael

    The 2014 International Boxing Hall of Fame class is likely to be one of the most star-studded in years.

    Story | Conversation | October 07, 2013
  6. Miguel Cotto: 'I am ready'

    Dan Rafael

    After two consecutive losses for the first time in his career, former three-division champion Miguel Cotto found a new focus with Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach ahead of his must-win fight against Delvin Rodriguez on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | October 04, 2013
  7. Virgil Hill Jr. ready to make professional boxing debut

    A son of Hall of Fame North Dakota boxer Virgil Hill has traded in his baseball glove for boxing gloves and is set to make his professional debut.

    Story | Conversation | August 29, 2013
  8. Arturo Gatti among those inducted into International Boxing Hall ...

    Boosted so she could reach the microphone and speak on a most special day for her late father, 7-year-old Sofia Gatti beamed.

    Story | Conversation | June 09, 2013
  9. Arturo Gatti is man of the hour at Hall of Fame ceremonies

    Dan Rafael

    The late Arturo Gatti can't be in Canastota, N.Y., for his finest hour -- Sunday's induction into the International Boxing Hall of Fame -- but those closest to the fighter know how much it would have meant to him.

    Story | Conversation | June 07, 2013
  10. Marotta's dream for Nevada HOF takes form

    Kieran Mulvaney

    LAS VEGAS -- Sin City is best known, in boxing terms, for its mega-events -- the high-stakes clashes that today headline Saturday nights at the MGM Grand and Mandalay Bay and formerly brought regular doses of sanctioned violence to the likes of Caesa...

    Blog | May 03, 2013
  11. Cunningham unfazed by all Fury's sound

    Franklin McNeil

    NEW YORK -- If arrogance was the sole measure of greatness, then heavyweight Tyson Fury would be considered for induction to the International Boxing Hall of Fame right now. The fast-rising contender has 20 professional fights under his belt, all ...

    Blog | April 17, 2013
  12. Nevada gets own hall of fame

    Dan Rafael

    Thanks to the big fights that have taken place in Las Vegas for many years, not to mention the regular smaller shows there, Nevada is the highest-profile state for boxing in America, and now it has its own boxing hall of fame. Rich Marotta, the to...

    Blog | December 21, 2012
  13. Arturo Gatti's inclusion in Hall of Fame was well deserved

    Dan Rafael

    With the 2012 class of the International Boxing Hall of Fame recently announced, Dan Rafael shared his ballot, including reasons why the late action star Arturo Gatti deserved his induction.

    Story | Conversation | December 11, 2012
  14. Carmen Basilio, Canastota, New York's boxing Hall of Fame legend,...

    Chris Jones

    The Boxing Hall of Fame recently lost its heart and soul, Carmen Basilio, but this underdog Hall isn't about to throw in the towel. In ESPN The Magazine's Hall of Fame issue, executive director Ed Brophy tells Chris Jones about the museum's future plans.

    Story | Conversation | December 11, 2012
  15. Arturo Gatti, Virgil Hill, Mills Lane elected to Boxing Hall of F...

    Arturo "Thunder" Gatti didn't live to see his finest day.

    Story | Conversation | December 10, 2012
  16. Carmen Basilio, who beat Sugar Ray Robinson, dies at 85

    Dan Rafael

    Carmen Basilio, a genial onion farmer's son who wrested the world middleweight boxing crown from Sugar Ray Robinson in 1957 and lost an equally epic, razor-edge rematch six months later, died Wednesday at age 85.

    Story | Conversation | November 07, 2012