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Presented below is the complete list of Inductees into the [[World Boxing Hall of Fame]] (WBHOF). The WBHOF announces its newest inductees around June of each year, and conducts its annual induction ceremonies the following October. Each inductee receives, among other things, [[Steven Harpst]]'s sculpture [[:Image:Prizefighter.Sculpture.jpg|"The Prizefighter"]].
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Presented below is the complete list of Inductees into the [[World Boxing Hall of Fame]] (WBHOF). The WBHOF announces its newest inductees around June of each year, and conducts its annual induction ceremonies the following October. Each inductee receives, among other things, [[Steven Harpst]]'s sculpture [[:Image:Prizefighter.Sculpture.jpg|"The Prizefighter"]]. This year, however, the Class of 2008 was announced Sept. 2, and the class will be inducted November 15 at LAX Marriott, located at 5855 West Century Boulevard, Los Angeles, California 90045.
  
The Class of 2007: [[Larry Holmes]], [[Ricardo Lopez]], [[George Benton]], [[Gerald McClellan]], [[Yaqui Lopez]], [[Efren Torres]], [[Dick Sadler]], [[Lilly Rodriguez]], [[Jose Vazquez De La Torre]], [[Steve Albert]], and referee [[Joe Cortez]].
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The Class of 2008:
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* Boxer Category: [[Greg Haugen]], [[Marvin Johnson]], [[Lennox Lewis]] and [[Pernell Whitaker]]
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* Expanded Category: Miguel Diaz, Akihiko Honda, Gilberto Mendoza, Alberto Reyes.
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* Posthumous Category: Luis Rodriguez and Guido Bardelli (Young Firpo)
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* Antonio Margarito will be presented with the Fighter of the Year award.
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* "Fight of the Year" honors go to the Vasquez – Marquez Rematch.
  
 
See also, [[:Category:Halls of Fame|Halls of Fame]]
 
See also, [[:Category:Halls of Fame|Halls of Fame]]
  
 
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Presented below is the complete list of Inductees into the World Boxing Hall of Fame (WBHOF). The WBHOF announces its newest inductees around June of each year, and conducts its annual induction ceremonies the following October. Each inductee receives, among other things, Steven Harpst's sculpture "The Prizefighter". This year, however, the Class of 2008 was announced Sept. 2, and the class will be inducted November 15 at LAX Marriott, located at 5855 West Century Boulevard, Los Angeles, California 90045.

The Class of 2008:

  • Boxer Category: Greg Haugen, Marvin Johnson, Lennox Lewis and Pernell Whitaker
  • Expanded Category: Miguel Diaz, Akihiko Honda, Gilberto Mendoza, Alberto Reyes.
  • Posthumous Category: Luis Rodriguez and Guido Bardelli (Young Firpo)
  • Antonio Margarito will be presented with the Fighter of the Year award.
  • "Fight of the Year" honors go to the Vasquez – Marquez Rematch.

See also, Halls of Fame

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