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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 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 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.