international boxing hall of fame

RingTv image The Travelin’ Man returns to Canastota-part I

The Travelin’ Man returns to Canastota-part I

RingTV.com’s resident Travelin’ Man, Lee Groves makes his annual jaunt to Canastota, New York for a milestone in the International Boxing Hall of Fame’s history: its 25th anniversary. As usual, Lee brings us along for the trip, this time, in a three-part journal.

RingTv image Fathers knew best for IBHOF inductees

Fathers knew best for IBHOF inductees

Oscar De La Hoya, Felix Trinidad and Joe Calzaghe all made a point to profusely thank their fathers for putting them on the path that led to their inductions to the International Boxing Hall of Fame on Sunday and official certification as boxing legends.

RingTv image Hall of Fame ballot deliberation

Hall of Fame ballot deliberation

With the International Boxing Hall of Fame announcing its class of 2014 today, Lee Groves, an elector since 2001, shares his voting thought process. Chosing Oscar De La Hoya, Felix Trinidad and Joe Calzaghe was a no brainer, but electors can checkmark up to 10 of the 45 names on the ballot.

RingTv image Dougie’s Friday mailbag

Dougie’s Friday mailbag

Fans ask Dougie’s opinions on Mark “Too Sharp” Johnson’s hall-of-fame merits, mythical matchups and hall-of-fame contenders, potential welterweight fights between Amir Khan, Devon Alexander and Adrien Broner, and they also give him the business, in this week’s Friday mailbag. Enjoy!

RingTv image Hall of Fame: Even the stars can be starstruck in Canastota

Hall of Fame: Even the stars can be starstruck in Canastota

Former two-time light heavyweight champ and cruiserweight titleholder Virgil Hill, a Class of 2013 International Boxing Hall of Fame inductee, was as awestruck by the great boxers assembled at this past weekend’s induction festivities in Canastota, N.Y., as the many fans who attended.

RingTv image Lane makes overdue entry into Boxing Hall of Fame

Lane makes overdue entry into Boxing Hall of Fame

Famous retired referee Mills Lane, who will be inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in Canastota, N.Y., on June 9, was the third man in the ring for some of the greatest and most controversial bouts of the 1980s and ‘90s. 

RingTv image A tribute to Carmen Basilio

A tribute to Carmen Basilio

Boxing historian Lee Groves pays tribute to the hall-of-fame career and inspirational life of former welterweight and middleweight champion Carmen Basilio, who was as disciplined and principled outside of the ring as he was tough and tenacious inside of it.

RingTv image A look ahead to future Hall of Fame ballots

A look ahead to future Hall of Fame ballots

RingTV.com’s historian Lee Groves analyzes a group of fighters who will be eligible for the Hall of Fame over the next few years, focusing on the potential class of 2014 that includes superstars Oscar De La Hoya, Felix Trinidad and Joe Calzaghe.

RingTv image Arturo Gatti: Is he a Hall of Famer?

Arturo Gatti: Is he a Hall of Famer?

The late Arturo Gatti is a new entrant on this year’s International Boxing Hall of Fame ballot. RingTV.com’s historian Lee Groves asks whether the beloved warrior is a first ballot-worthy Hall of Famer or if he should be bypassed. Groves makes compelling arguments for either proposition.