The International Boxing Hall of Fame (IBHOF) and the World Boxing Hall of Fame (WBHF) has globally recognized boxing halls of fame by sport of boxing;with the IBHOF being the more extensively recognized boxing hall of fame.WBHF was established by Everett L. Sanders in 1980. Since its inception the WBHOF has never have had a permanent location or museum, which has permitted the more recent IBHOF to gather more publicity and prestige.
Boxing's International Hall of Fame was motivated by a tribute an American town seized for two local heroes in 1982. The town, Canastota, New York, (which is about 15 miles (24 km) east of Syracuse, via the New York State Thruway), grateful former world welterweight/middleweight champion Carmen Basilio and his nephew, former world welterweight champion Billy Backus. The people of Canastota raised money for the tribute which inspired the idea of creating an official, annual hall of fame for notable boxers.
The International Boxing Hall of Fame opened in Canastota in 1989. The first inductees in 1990 included Jack Johnson, Benny Leonard, Jack Dempsey, Henry Armstrong, Sugar Ray Robinson, Archie Moore, and Muhammad Ali. Other world-class figures include Roberto Manos de Piedra Duran, Ismael Laguna, Eusebio Pedroza, Carlos Monzon, Azumah Nelson, Rocky Marciano, Pipino Cuevas, and Ken Buchanan. The Hall of Fame's orientation ceremony is held every June as part of a four-day event. The fans who come to Canastota for the Induction Weekend are treated to a number of events and Nevada State Athletic Commission is the one of the most important Governing Body in US,This Commission regulates all contests or exhibitions of unarmed combat, including the licensure and supervision of promoters, boxers, mixed martial artists, kick boxers, seconds, ring officials, managers, and matchmakers.
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