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RingTv image Hall of Fame: Lampley, Mancini highlight induction ceremony

Hall of Fame: Lampley, Mancini highlight induction ceremony

Jim Lampley’s turn at the podium, along with that of former lightweight champ Ray Mancini, was the highlight of the 26th annual International Boxing Hall of Fame induction weekend on Sunday in Canastota, New York. Riddick Bowe, Naseem Hamed, Yoko Gushiken, Nigel Collins, Steve Smoger and Rafael Mendoza joined Lampley and Mancini in the IBHOF’s Class of 2015.

RingTv image Hall of Fame: Nino Benvenuti, Sergio Martinez weigh-in on Cotto-Canelo

Hall of Fame: Nino Benvenuti, Sergio Martinez weigh-in on Cotto-Canelo

Bernard Fernandez caught up with former cruiserweight champ Marvin Camel, former light heavyweight and heavyweight champ Michael Spinks and former middleweight champs Nino Benvenuti and Sergio Martinez during induction weekend at the International Boxing Hall of Fame in Canastota, New York. Benvenuti and Martinez shared their thoughts on the potential Cotto-Canelo clash and whether the winner will face Gennady Golovkin.

RingTv image IBHOF inductee Steve Smoger has seen the world thanks to boxing

IBHOF inductee Steve Smoger has seen the world thanks to boxing

From his first refereeing assignment in his home state of New Jersey in 1979 to the present, Steve Smoger has worked fight cards in 36 countries and territories, as well as 26 states in the U.S. The fan-favorite referee, who will be inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame this weekend, is grateful for the world-travel experience as he closes in on 1,000 bouts worked.

RingTv image From THE RING Magazine: Golden games

From THE RING Magazine: Golden games

From the September 2014 issue of THE RING Magazine: The nine gold medals won by the U.S. team in 1984 is a record for the ages. Regular contributor Bernard Fernandez revisits the squad on its 30th anniversary.