IBHOF: 2001 Induction

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INDUCTION CLASS OF 2001

MODERN ERA (Last bout no earlier than 1943)
Ismael Laguna | László Papp | Willie Pastrano | Sugar Ramos | Randy Turpin

OLD-TIMER (Last bout no earlier than 1893 and no later than 1943)
Paul Berlenbach | Jim Braddock | Billy Papke | Midget Wolgast

PIONEER (Last bout in or prior to 1892)
Barney Aaron

NON-PARTICIPANT (Contributions to the sport apart from roles as boxers or observers. Based upon a candidates achievements and contributions in their particular field)
George Benton | Don Chargin

OBSERVER (Print and media journalists, publishers, writers, historians, photographers and artist)
Lester Bromberg | Ralph Citro | Bill Gallo



Induction Weekend: June 7 - 10

IBHOF Recap: click

Fight Card: click

Hall of Famers Attending: Alexis Arguello | Carmen Basilio | George Benton | Ken Buchanan | Jeff Chandler | Don Chargin | Ralph Citro | Gil Clancy | Mickey Duff | Angelo Dundee | Lou Duva | Bob Foster | Joe Frazier | Gene Fullmer | Eddie Futch | Bill Gallo | Kid Gavilan| Emile Griffith | Don King | Ismael Laguna | Tito Lectoure | Sugar Ray Leonard | Arthur Mercante | Ken Norton | Ruben Olivares | Carlos Ortiz | Aaron Pryor | Sugar Ramos | Matthew Saad Muhammad | Michael Spinks | Emanuel Steward | Jose Torres

Non-Hall of Famers Attending: Laila Ali | Vito Antuofermo | Billy Backus | Iran Barkley | Tommy Brooks | Rubin Carter | George Chuvalo | Howard Davis Jr. | Tony DeMarco | Dick DiVeronica | Jimmy Ellis | Juan La Porte | Ron Lyle | Christy Martin | Bronco McKart | Joe Miceli | Eddie Mustafa Muhammad | Terry Norris | Gaspar Ortega | Earnie Shavers | Paul Spadafora | Leon Spinks | Bert Sugar | Ernie Terrell | Felix Trinidad | Tim Witherspoon

Parade Grand Marshal: Tony Sirico

Weekend Notes: Sugar Ramos becomes the sixth Mexican fighter to be inducted. Highlighting the weekend was the Ali-Frazier IV fight at the nearby Turning Stone Casino and Resort. Of course, the fight was between the daughters of Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier, Laila Ali and Jacqui Frazier-Lyde. The Hall of Fame commemorated the 25th anniversary of the 1976 U.S. Olympic Boxing Team with four of the five gold medalists on hand: Leonard, Davis, and the Spinks brothers. Ringside lectures were given by Sugar Ramos; Ruben Olivares & Alexis Arguello; Ismael Laguna, Carlos Ortiz & Ken Buchanan; Ralph Citro; Jimmy Ellis & Ernie Terrell; Arthur Mercante; George Benton, Lou Duva & Bert Sugar; Ron Lyle & Earnie Shavers; and Vito Antuofermo. Public workout sessions were also conducted by Emanuel Steward & Octavio Lara, Christy Martin and Paul Spadafora.

Weekend Schedule:
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