ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (April 29, 2021) — The Atlantic City Boxing Hall of Fame officially announces its 5th Annual Induction Weekend scheduled for August 20through August 22, 2021. Boxing enthusiasts will enjoy the experience of a lifetime with an action-packed weekend of festivities hosted at Atlantic City resort industry leader, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, along with FantaSea Resorts and the historic Claridge – A Radisson Hotel who will team up to rollout the red carpet for this memorable event.
“It’s a GREAT day for the City of Atlantic City as I’m elated to welcome the Atlantic City Boxing Hall of Fame back to our great city. Ray McCline and his organization continue to pay homage to our storied boxing history by honoring the legends who made Atlantic City the home of many great fights,” said Atlantic City Mayor Marty Small, Sr. “My administration will continue to support the efforts of the Atlantic City Boxing Hall of Fame and I can’t wait for the festivities.”
The Atlantic City Boxing Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony & Celebration will offer boxing enthusiasts a weekend full of great programming which will include a kick-off cocktail reception, meet & greets, spectacular artwork and exhibits. In addition, ACBHOF will partner with New Jersey Give a Kid a Dream “Girls in Gloves” non-profit and CareSparc Consulting to bring an all-inclusive Sustainable Health & Wellness and Fitness Village “Going the Distance to a Healthier Atlantic City.” The village will offer screenings, seminars, pop-up vendors, healthy food choices, music, and fitness as well as a live amateur boxing show, “Atlantic City Invitational featuring Team Puerto Rico versus Team Select” and much more all taking place with the Atlantic Ocean and Historic Boardwalk as the perfect backdrop.
“We are thrilled to host the Atlantic City Boxing Hall of Fame for their Induction event. Boxing has such a deep and meaningful history in the Atlantic City community, and we are humbled to be a part of it,” said Shelley Williams, Vice President of Sales at Hard Rock Atlantic City. “We are eager to welcome guests back to our meeting space safely with our market-leading ‘Safe + Sound’ protocols.”
The finale of the weekend will be the Combined Induction Ceremony honoring the 2020 & 2021 Classes taking place inside the Sound Waves showroom at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. 2020 InducteesRoy Jones Jr., Riddick Bowe, Pernell Whitaker, Al Cole, Ernest Bing, Tony Thornton, Sr., Calvin Grove, Percy Richardson, Tommy Parks, Earl Morton, Steve Weisfeld, Ron Katz, Murad Muhammad, Marc Abrams, Al Bernstein, and Ms. Laoma Byrd 2021 InducteesFelix Trindad, Kelly Pavlik, Simon Brown, Ivan Robinson, Aaron Snowell, Joey Eye, Frank Cappuccino, Ed Keenan, and Nino Delbuno“We’re extremely excited about our Class of 2021 and Class of 2020 Inductees and are very much looking forward to honoring these esteemed honorees. While the past year has been difficult and challenging for many of us, our partners Roxanne Passarella the CEO of FantaSea Resort and Hard Rock Hotel & Casino and myself hope that this event-filled weekend provides the boxing community and our guests with a bit of normalcy,” said Ray McCline, President of the Atlantic City Boxing Hall of Fame. Tickets for this unprecedented event go on sale May 10 through Ticketmaster at www.ticketmaster.com. Tickets are limited due to venue COVID guidelines. Please visit the Atlantic City Boxing Hall of Fame website at www.acbhof.com or call (609) 829-8711 for more information.