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Boxing Hall of Fame postpones induction weekend due to COVID-19

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The International Boxing Hall of Fame postponed its induction ceremony scheduled for June 14 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Dan Rafael of ESPN.

This year’s class will now be inducted alongside the 2021 group next June 10 to 13.

“By combining the celebrations of the induction classes of 2020 and 2021, the Hall of Fame can honor inductees with all the bells and whistles that the Hall of Fame weekend is known for and provide each inductee with the recognition they each so richly deserve,” International Boxing Hall of Fame executive director Edward Brophy said. “By honoring the two classes in a one-of-a-kind induction weekend, the Hall of Fame will be able to put all the winning combinations together for the inductees, fans and the entire sport of boxing.”

Bernard Hopkins, Juan Manuel Marquez, “Sugar” Shane Mosley, Christy Martin, and Lucia Rijker are among the notable names in the 2020 class.

Source: TheScore