ESPN with Quick Remarks on First ACBHOF Induction

Written by Dan Rafael
ESPN Senior Writer
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The Atlantic City Boxing Hall of Fame on Monday announced the 24-person class for its inaugural induction weekend May 26 to May 28 at The Claridge hotel in Atlantic City, New Jersey, once one of the busiest boxing cities in the United States. The fighters being inducted are Mike Tyson, Arturo Gatti, Leavander Johnson, Mike Rossman, Matthew Saad Muhammad, Dwight Muhammad Qawi, Michael Spinks and Larry Holmes. In the trainer/cutman category Lou Duva, Mike Hall Sr. and Bill Johnson will be inducted. Non-participant inductees are promoters Don King, Frank Gelb, Don Elbaum and Russell Peltz. The officials category includes regulator Larry Hazzard Sr., referee Steve Smoger and Dr. Frank Doggett. Media inductees are Bert Sugar, Dave Bontempo and Jack Obermayer. Special contributor electees are Ken Condon, Bob Lee and Dennis Gomez.

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