Tag Archive | Andre Ward

13 USA Boxing Alumni International Boxing Hall of Fame candidates Class of 2021

Thirteen of 42 official candidates for induction into the International Boxing Hall of Fame (IBHOF), Class of 2021 (Modern participants), are USA Boxing alumni, including virtual locks Floyd Mayweather, Jr. and Andre Ward. Members of the Boxing Writers Association of America (BWAA) and an international panel of boxing historians will vote (maximum of 5) for […]

Toussaint Takes Conwell into Deep Water but Conwell Scores 9th Round Stoppage

Showtime’s, ShoBox: The New Generation, resumed for the first time since March with Long Island’s WENDY “THE HAITIAN FIRE” TOUSSAINT (now 12-1 5KO’s) taking on heralded prospect, #9 world rated (IBF) jr. middleweight CHARLES “BAD NEWS” CONWELL (now 13-0 10KO’s) in a 10-round IBF USBA Jr. middleweight championship bout. From the opening bell, Toussaint and […]

Sen. John McCain to be honored at 3rd annual USA Boxing Alumni Association Hall of Fame reception

Senator John McCain will be posthumously presented a Lifetime Achievement Award for his tireless work to protect boxers and elevate the sport this Friday night at a special ceremony during the USA Boxing Alumni Association Hall of Fame reception at the Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino in Lake Charles, Louisiana. The HOF reception is being […]

Connecticut Boxing Hall of Fame Class of 2019 Announced

The Connecticut Boxing Hall of Fame (CBHOF) has announced its six-member Class of 2019 to be inducted during the 15th annual CBHOF Gala Induction Dinner on Saturday night, November 9, in the Uncas Ballroom at Mohegan Sun. The new CBHOF inductees are boxers Arturo “Thunder” Gatti, “Bad” Chad Dawson, Delvin Rodriguez, Eddie Campo and Teddy […]

Paving the way for female boxers: Claressa Shields – “USA Boxing is family!

Two-time Olympic gold medalist Claressa Shields not only is spearheading a new wave in women’s boxing, she has developed into a true role model for countless youths. Shields will be inducted into the USA Boxing Alumni Association Hall of Fame this Friday night in Salt Lake City, along with Class of 2018 members Roy Jones […]

Simply the best……Roy Jones, Jr.

Living legend Roy Jones, Jr., universally recognized as one of the greatest pound-for-pound boxers of all-time, leads a celebrated quintet of Class of 2018 inductees into the USA Boxing Alumni Association Hall of Fame. The second annual USA Boxing Alumni Association Hall of Fame reception, held in conjunction with the 2018 USA Boxing Elite and […]

USA Boxing Alumni Association announces Hall of Fame Class of 2018

The USA Boxing Alumni Association has announced its second class to be inducted into its Hall of Fame, December 7, at the Radisson Hotel (215 S. Temple St.) in Salt Lake City, Utah. The reception is being held in conjunction with the 2018 USA Boxing Elite and Youth National Championships and Junior and Prep Open, […]