Ring Magazine's Boxing Hall of Fame - By Class

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January 1961 cover

The Ring magazine established its own Boxing Hall of Fame in 1954 and inducted 168 members (plus eleven others for Meritorious Service) before it was abandoned after the 1988 inductions.

Since 1989, 147 members of the old Ring Hall of Fame have been elected to the International Boxing Hall of Fame in Canastota, New York. The 21 members (plus one other for Meritorious Service) who have yet to be elected to the IBHOF are noted with an asterisk.

The inductees and the categories in which they were inducted are:

Class of 1954 (23)


Class of 1955 (9)


Class of 1956 (6)


Class of 1957 (7)


Class of 1958 (5)


Class of 1959 (8)


Class of 1960 (6)


Class of 1961


Class of 1962 (4)


Class of 1963 (3)


Class of 1964 (5)


Class of 1965 (5)


Class of 1966 (4)


Class of 1967 (3)


Class of 1968 (3)


Class of 1969 (5)


Class of 1970 (5)


Class of 1971 (5)


Class of 1972 (6)


Class of 1973 (5)


Class of 1974 (4)


Class of 1975 (5)


Class of 1976 (6)


Class of 1977 (5)


Class of 1978 (3)

  • Meritorious Sevice: Sam Taub (Announcer/Writer)


Class of 1979

  • No Inductees


Class of 1980 (2)


Class of 1981 (2)


Class of 1982 (1)


Class of 1983 (3)


Class of 1984

  • No Inductees


Class of 1985 (6)


Class of 1986 (5)


Class of 1987 (2)


Class of 1988 (3)