International Boxing Hall of Fame 2019 Class Announced
The Class of 2019 for the International Boxing Hall of Fame will feature several world champions in the induction ceremony next summer.
The IBHOF announced that two-division world champions Julian Jackson, “Buddy” McGirt and Donald Curry will headline the event taking place in Canastota, New York. Others that were nominated include former champion Tony DeMarco, promoter Don Elbaum and boxing trainer and broadcaster Teddy Atlas. The following inductees are divided by the category in which they have been voted upon.
Hall of Fame Class of 2019 Announced! Donald Curry, Julian “The Hawk” Jackson, Buddy McGirt, Tony DeMarco, Teddy Atlas, Lee Samuels, Don Elbaum, Guy Jutras & Mario Rivera Martino honored! For complete information, please visit the HOF’s website here: https://t.co/OYjhWSFJ5a pic.twitter.com/Zt69lGIK77
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- Donald Curry
- Julian Jackson
- “Buddy” McGirt
Old Timer Category:
- Tony DeMarco
Non-Participants and Observers:
- Teddy Atlas
- Lee Samuels
- Don Elbaum
- Guy Jutras
The Hall of Fame also released the name of one posthumous honoree: journalist Mario Rivera Martino in the Observer Category. Inductees were voted in by members of the Boxing Writers Association and a panel of international boxing historians. The induction ceremony weekend will run from June 6-9, 2019.