Category:World Boxing Hall of Fame Members

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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.
  • Lifetime achievement award will be presented to Bob Arum of Top Rank.
  • Special Humanitarian award will be presented to Richard Schaefer of Golden Boy.
  • Sheriff Lee Baca and councilmember Bernard Parks will receive Special Recognition Awards.

See also, Halls of Fame

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