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*Founded by [[Everett L. Sanders]] in 1980, the World Boxing Hall of Fame is located in Southern California. Presently (2005) it has no permanent building.
 
*Founded by [[Everett L. Sanders]] in 1980, the World Boxing Hall of Fame is located in Southern California. Presently (2005) it has no permanent building.
 
*It annual ceremony is usually held each October.
 
*It annual ceremony is usually held each October.
*Inductees receive a [[Media:WBHOF.Plaque.jpg|plaque]], and [[Media:WBHOF.Medal.jpg|medal]] to hang from the neck, as well as miscellaneous mementoes.
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*Inductees traditionally received a [[Media:WBHOF.Plaque.jpg|plaque]] and [[Media:WBHOF.Medal.jpg|medallion]], as well as miscellaneous mementoes. Starting in 2004, a 12-inch tall bronze scuplture, entitled "The Prizefighter" and designed by artist and boxing trainer [[Steven Harpst]], is given to each inductee.
*A [[WBHOF Souvenir Program|souvenir program]] is also given to all attendees.
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*A [[WBHOF Souvenir Program|souvenir program]] is given to all attendees.
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*[http://www.wbhf.org/ Official Site]
  
 
See also, [http://www.boxrec.com/media/index.php?title=Category:World_Boxing_Hall_of_Fame_Members WBHOF Members]
 
See also, [http://www.boxrec.com/media/index.php?title=Category:World_Boxing_Hall_of_Fame_Members WBHOF Members]
  
 
[[Category:Halls of Fame|World Boxing Hall of Fame]]
 
[[Category:Halls of Fame|World Boxing Hall of Fame]]

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  • Founded by Everett L. Sanders in 1980, the World Boxing Hall of Fame is located in Southern California. Presently (2005) it has no permanent building.
  • It annual ceremony is usually held each October.
  • Inductees traditionally received a plaque and medallion, as well as miscellaneous mementoes. Starting in 2004, a 12-inch tall bronze scuplture, entitled "The Prizefighter" and designed by artist and boxing trainer Steven Harpst, is given to each inductee.
  • A souvenir program is given to all attendees.
  • Official Site

See also, WBHOF Members