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Miguel Cotto goes to the International Boxing Hall of Fame

Puerto Rican Miguel Cotto, Roy Jones Jr. and James Toney were elected to the International Boxing Hall of Fame, along with three-division champio


Puerto Rican Miguel Cotto, Roy Jones Jr. and James Toney were elected to the International Boxing Hall of Fame, along with three-division champions Regina Halmich and Holly Holm.

Also selected for inclusion were publicist Bill Caplan, in the Non-Participants category, journalist Ron Borges, and producer-historian Bob Yalen, in the observer category. Posthumous recognitions announced Tuesday included junior lightweight champion Tod Morgan in the old days category and announcer Chuck Hull in the Non-Runner category.

The new and unforgettable new were selected by members of the Boxing Writers Association and a panel of international sports historians.

Due to the cancellations of the two previous consecration ceremonies due to the coronavirus pandemic, the 2020 and 2021 generations will also be honored on June 9.

The 2020 generation includes Bernard Hopkins, Juan Manuel Márquez, Shane Mosley, Christy Martin, Lucia Rijker, Bárbara Buttrick, Frank Erne, Paddy Ryan, Lou DiBella, Kathy Duva, Dan Goossen, Bernard Fernandez and Thomas Hauser.

The 2021 includes Wladimir Klitschko, Floyd Mayweather Andre Ward, Laila Ali, Ann Wolfe, Marian Trimiar, Jackie Tonawanda, Davey Moore, Freddie Brown, Dr. Margaret Goodman, Jackie McCoy, George Kimball and Jay Larkin.