Riddick Bowe and Ray "Boom Boom" Mancini head Boxing Hall of Fame's Class of 2015



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CANASTOTA, New York — Riddick Bowe, who beat undisputed champion Evander Holyfield to win the heavyweight boxing title in 1992, and popular lightweight champion Ray "Boom Boom" Mancini have been selected for induction into the International Boxing Hall of Fame.

Also selected were featherweight champion "Prince" Naseem Hamed, light flyweight champion Yoko Gushiken, manager Rafael Mendoza, referee Steve Smoger, journalist Nigel Collins and broadcaster Jim Lampley.

Posthumous honorees include Masao Ohba, Ken Overlin and publicist John F.X. Condon.

Inductees were selected by the Boxing Writers Association and a panel of international boxing historians.

The induction ceremony is scheduled for June 14, 2015 at the Hall of Fame in upstate New York.

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