IBHOF: 1996 Induction
PIONEER (Last bout in or prior to 1892)
NON-PARTICIPANT (Contributions to the sport apart from roles as boxers or observers. Based upon a candidates achievements and contributions in their particular field)
William Muldoon | Dan Parker | Emanuel Steward
Induction Weekend: June 6 - 9
Hall of Famers Attending: Alexis Arguello | Carmen Basilio | Wilfred Benitez | Joe Brown | Bob Foster | Gene Fullmer | Emile Griffith | Jake LaMotta | Archie Moore | Ken Norton | Ruben Olivares | Carlos Ortiz | Floyd Patterson | Willie Pep | Aaron Pryor | Sandy Saddler | Emanuel Steward
Parade Grand Marshal: Christy Martin
Weekend Theme: "Where Fantasy Becomes Reality"
Weekend Notes: Wilfred Benitez and Aaron Pryor are the sixth and seventh fighters to be elected in their first year of eligibility. Wilfred Benitez is also the third Puerto Rican fighter elected in the modern era category. Ringside lectures were given by Willie Pep, Arthur Mercante, Gerry Cooney, Vito Antuofermo, Jose Torres, Lonnie Bradley, Emanuel Steward, and James (Bonecrusher) Smith.
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