Come Hang with Some of Boxing’s Greatest Legends
Friday, April 11th, come meet and greet Sugar Shane Mosley, Zab Judah, Kevin Kelley, and many more at the Havana Room at The New Tropicana Las Vegas. Purchase tickets here!
Come Party With Boxing’s Legends on April 11th
The Nevada Boxing Hall Of Fame will hold its first event of 2014, the “Party With Boxing’s Legends” fundraiser on Friday, April 11, in the beautiful Havana Room at The New Tropicana Las Vegas. The event, designed to bring the boxing community together, starts at 8pm with tickets priced at $35 presale and $45 at the door. Light hors d’oeuvres and soft drinks will be served with a cash bar available.
Already confirmed to attend are 7 former World Champions including 2014 Inductee Cornelius Boza-Edwards, and 2013 Inductee Mike “The Body Snatcher” McCallum. Other champions on hand include Sugar Shane Mosley, Zab Judah, Ishe Smith, Kevin Kelley and Clarence “Bones” Adams. Two NVBHOF Inductees in the “Officials” class, referees Richard Steele and Kenny Bayless will be in attendance to speak to fans, as will Trainer Inductee Miguel Diaz. Representing the boxing broadcast galaxy will be 2013 Inductee Al Bernstein of Showtime, Harold Lederman of HBO fame, and Inductee Col. Bob Sheridan of international renown. From the world of entertainment, gifted R&B voice “Lloyd” will attend, and the party will be hosted by radio star DJ Nina 9.
NVBHOF Founder and President Rich Marotta said, “We are excited to kick off our 2014 events and especially thrilled to be hosting this event at the all-new Tropicana resort in Las Vegas. Fans will absolutely be blown away by the Havana Room – not only is it one of the most elegant and unique Las Vegas event venues, but it’s the perfect backdrop for this night of fun and fundraising. The event will be a combination ‘meet and greet’, autograph and photo session with music mixed in, and a great raffle for boxing memorabilia. With the Pacquiao-Bradley fight the next night, and the ESPN Friday show earlier that night, we are hoping boxing fans in Vegas take advantage of this unique opportunity to engage with boxing legends up close.”
Details for advance ticket purchases will be announced this week. Details for the annual August induction Ceremony/Dinner Gala will also be revealed soon.
The Nevada Boxing Hall Of Fame is an IRS 501(c)3 charitable, non-profit organization. Ticket purchases, donations, auction and raffle tickets are tax deductible.
February 27, 2014 – Full List of 2014′s NVBHOF Inductees:
Nevada Resident Boxers:
Sonny Liston • Cornelius Boza Edwards
Nevada Non-Resident Boxers:
George Foreman • Evander Holyfield • Roberto Duran
Adoptive Nevada Resident:
Jack Dempsey • Archie Moore
Richard Steele • Kenny Bayless
Col. Bob Sheridan • Kevin Iole
Chuck Minker • Luther Mack
Clifford Perlman • Steve Wynn
February 11, 2014 – 2nd Class of NVBHOF Inductees Announced:
Foreman, Holyfield, Duran Head List of New Inductees Into Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame
18 Greats of Nevada Boxing Comprise 2014 Class
The Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame has announced a stellar cast of 18 honorees, 13 living, to its second annual Class Of Inductees. The selections were made by a panel of 33 voters from Nevada-based boxing media, past inductees and NVBHOF Board members. The 18 inductees come from 10 categories, two of which were new: Adoptive Residents (for boxers who moved to and resided in Nevada after their careers), and Pioneer Class (for those who prominently contributed to Nevada Boxing prior to 1960).
The 2014 Class of Inductees is dominated by former Heavyweight Champions. They are “Big” George Foreman, Evander “Real Deal” Holyfield who were voted in as Non-Nevada residents, the late Sonny Liston as a Nevada-resident, Joe Louis as an Adoptive Nevada resident and Jack Dempsey in the Pioneer Class. Other boxers elected in various categories include “Hands of Stone” Roberto Duran, the always exciting Cornelius Boza-Edwards, and the “Old Mongoose” Archie Moore. They will be enshrined at a gala dinner this summer, along with Inductees from the other categories: Officials, Non-Boxer Participants, Executives, Promotions, Media, and Special Contributors…Click to read the press release
September 5, 2013 – Highlights video news release of NVBHOF Induction Ceremony:
A huge special thank you to the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame‘s friends over at The Fight Network, who have produced and released a video highlights reel of August 10th’s 2013 NVBHOF Induction Awards Ceremony:
August 15, 2013 – New Photos Added of Inaugural NVBHOF Induction Awards Ceremony:
Getty Images graciously provides photos to Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame of 2013 NVBHOF Awards Ceremony.
Photos by Ethan Miller of Getty Images © 2013
The Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame was pleased to learn that world renowned digital photography organization Getty Images has donated all the photos which their photographer Ethan Miller took at the Inaugural Induction Ceremony August 10, 2013 at the Monte Carlo Resort & Casino. Click here or on the image above to see all photos from the Inaugural Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame Ceremony!
July 26, 2013 – FORMER HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMP MIKE TYSON TO ATTEND NVBHOF GALA:
LAS VEGAS, July 26, 2013 — Former undisputed heavyweight champion Mike Tyson, who went from reform school to become known as “the baddest man on the planet,” has announced that he will attend the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame’s inaugural induction gala on Saturday, August 10 at the Monte Carlo Resort in Las Vegas….Click to read more
July 19, 2013 – Larry Holmes, Julio César Chávez to attend NVBHOF Induction:
Inaugural Ceremony Gala Takes Place Saturday, August 10, Monte Carlo Las Vegas Resort and Casino
LAS VEGAS (July 19, 2013) — LARRY HOLMES and JULIO CÉSAR CHÁVEZ SR., two of boxing’s greatest champions, confirmed they will be present in Las Vegas for their induction on Saturday, August 10 at the Monte Carlo Las Vegas Resort & Casino into the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame…Click to read more
July 19, 2013 – Gold Circle VIP SOLD OUT for Induction Ceremony:
All Gold Circle VIP Tables and Tickets have been COMPLETELY sold out for our August 10th Inaugural Induction Ceremony!! All that remains are our Ringside tables/seats and General Admission.
Check out our Events page to buy your tickets before they’re gone!
July 11, 2013 – Induction Ceremony Contest underway:
Our official contest is underway where we’re giving away two free Ringside table seats (includes dinner & ceremony) for the August 10th Inaugural Induction Ceremony at the Monte Carlo Resort & Casino. Second prize in our giveaway is an Everlast boxing glove autographed by Oscar De La Hoya, Freddie Roach, Mike McCallum, Joe Cortez, Al Bernstein, more, with our third prize being a gift package put together by Everlast and Jagermeister USA.
We asked people to submit their dream matchups between any two of our 19 Inaugural Inductees, regardless of weight-class or category! Here are some of our favorite entries so far:
— focusnet (@focusnet) July 5, 2013
— Adrián Sandoval (@adrsan84) July 8, 2013
— David Avila (@Kaliasdaddy) July 8, 2013
— Jonah Gregory (@GregoryJonah) July 8, 2013
Contest ends July 21. Click here for details on how to enter!
July 11, 2013 – Mills Lane to Attend Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony:
LAS VEGAS, NEV. (July 11, 2013) — Former referee Mills Lane, who officiated many of the most famous matches in boxing history, has confirmed he will attend the Induction Ceremony and Dinner of the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame Saturday, August 10, at the Monte Carlo Las Vegas Resort and Casino. Lane is one of 19 honorees who will be inducted into the historic inaugural class of the NVBHOF…Click to read more
July 3, 2013 – Win 2 Free Tickets to 2013 Inaugural Induction Ceremony, signed Everlast glove, and more:
The Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame has just launched a contest open to the public for a chance to win several prize packages from the NVBHOF, including TWO RINGSIDE Table Seats to the Inaugural Induction Ceremony & Dinner, an autographed boxing glove with signatures from Oscar De La Hoya, Freddie Roach, Mike McCallum, and Wayne McCullough, and more! Read all the details on how to enter and win here
July 3, 2013 – Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame Designates Charity Beneficiaries:
LAS VEGAS, NEV. (July 2, 2013) –The Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame (NVBHOF) will distribute donations to selected charities at its inaugural Induction Ceremony and Banquet, Saturday, August 10, at the Monte Carlo Las Vegas Resort and Casino.
The NVBHOF, in its initial mission statement, announced a twofold purpose:
- To honor those who have contributed significantly to the growth of boxing in Nevada
- To raise funds and contribute to “boxing-related” causes
On August 10, at the Monte Carlo, it will do both…Click to read more