December 5, 2017

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RELEASE DATE: DECEMBER 5, 2017, 1:00 p.m.

MODERN BOXERS VITALI KLITSCHKO, ERIK MORALES & WINKY WRIGHT

ELECTED TO INT’L BOXING HALL OF FAME

Klaus-Peter Kohl, Steve Albert & Jim Gray among living inductees to also enter Hall of Fame

    CANASTOTA, NY - DECEMBER 5, 2017 - The International Boxing Hall of Fame and Museum announced today the members of the Class of 2018. Inductees include three Modern category boxers who all enter the Hall in their first year of eligibility; heavyweight champion “Dr. Ironfist” Vitali Klitschko, four-division world champion Erik “El Terrible” Morales and light middleweight champion Ronald...

With ballots either in hand, or on their way, for voters, below are biographical capsules on the new and returning candidates for entry into the International Boxing Hall of Fame, Modern Class.

First Time Nominees

Ivan Calderon 
Career: 2001-2012
Major titles: WBO minimumweight (May 3, 2003 – April 28, 2007, vacated), WBO light flyweight (August 25, 2007 – August 28, 2010)
Hailed from: Guaynabo, Puerto Rico
Record: 35-3-1 (6 KO)
Record against Champions/Titlists and Hall of Famers: 11-3-1 (1 KO)

Champions/Titlists faced: Eduardo Ray Marquez, Alex Sanchez, Edgar Cardenas, Roberto Leyva, Daniel Reyes, Isaac Bustos, Hugo Cazares (twice), Nelson Dieppa, Rodel...

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