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Riddick Bowe, Ray Mancini head Boxing Hall of Fame’s new class

Riddick Bowe, who won 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. The induction ceremony is scheduled for June 14 at the Hall of Fame in Canastota, New York. – AP

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