ATLANTIC CITY, NJ – Tickets are on sale now for the Atlantic City Boxing Hall of Fame (ACBHOF) Inaugural Induction Ceremony & Celebration Weekend. The world-renowned Claridge a-Radisson Hotel will be the backdrop for this momentous event on May 26th, 27th, 28th 2017. The Mission, Vision, and Purpose of ACBHOF are to preserve the rich boxing history of Atlantic City. The Atlantic City Boxing Hall of Fame will be honoring and enshrining some of the most iconic and recognizable names in the history of the sport for their significant contributions in making Atlantic City a boxing destination around the world.
Confirmed Mike Tyson, Michael Spinks, Don King, Larry Hazzard, Dwight Qawi
“All of my great fights in Atlantic City are so memorable, the Spinks fight, Larry Holmes and an array of other legendary fights I participated in. I’m looking forward to coming to Atlantic City Boxing Hall of Fame to receive my honors.” Mike Tyson
Also, confirmed to attend:
J Russell Peltz, Frank Gelb, Mike Rossman, Bill Johnson, Steve Smoger, Dave Bontempo, Don Elbaum, Dignitaries and celebrity invited guests.
The Atlantic City Boxing Hall of Fame will celebrate and remember the legacy of Lou Duva, Arturo “Thunder” Gatti, Matthew Saad Muhammad as well as hometown hero Leavander Johnson for their extraordinary careers spanning seven decades.
Brief Description of Weekend:
Atlantic City Boxing Hall of Fame looks to capture the heart and soul of true fight enthusiasts through our Inaugural Induction Ceremony & Celebration Weekend. Fight Fans will experience Atlantic City Boxing History through Live Curated and Interactive Exhibits, Legendary Boxing Stars, and Personalities, autograph signings and photo ops, unique vendors, food, games and much more. All under one roof at The Claridge – A Radisson Hotel Memorial Day Weekend 2017 in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
- Rooftop Kickoff: The Vue, May 26th | Doors open at 5P | Time: 5P-8P EST | $65 General Admission
- The Art of Music & Boxing: Celebrity Theatre, May 26th | Doors open at 7P | Show starts 8P to 11P EST
- Fight Fan Experience: Conference Center, May 27th | Doors open 9A | Time: 10A to 4P | $30 General Admission
- 2017 Honoree Gala: Art Gallery, May 27th | Doors open 7:15P | Time: 7P to 11P EST | $125 General Admission
Inaugural Induction Ceremony: May 28th | Time: 6P EST | $40 General AdmissionTickets can be purchased online at www.acbhof.comTickets can be purchased at these following locations:Claridge-A Radisson Hotel123 Indiana Avenue, Atlantic City, NJ 08401Atlantic City Police Athletic League (PAL)250 N. New York Avenue, Atlantic City, NJ 08401Starting Five Barber Shop711 N. Main Street, Pleasantville, NJ 08232Dream Team Cutz631 Tilton Rd. Suite #541, Northfield, NJ 082252300 Arena2300 South Swanson Street, Philadelphia, PA 19148
Rooms can be booked by visiting www.claridge.com for discount room rate until April 10th use promo code: BHOFACFor more information about the ACBHOF, including partnership opportunities please contact:Rodrick L. GreenACBHOF V.P. / Business StrategyTele: (609) 334-0373Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgFor exhibitors and vendors looking be involved in the induction or to reserve a booth please contact:Tele: (609) 350-5310 or (609) 318-3188For media and press inquiries please contact:Angela CrockettACBHOF Director of CommunicationsTele: (609) 350-5310Email: email@example.comMarc AbramsAbrams BoxingTele: (856) 287-7611
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org******ACBHOF is pleased to recognize our sponsors*****The Claridge Hotel, City of Atlantic City, Designer Wraps, Triax 57, HARD Lifestyle Beverages, 2300 Arena, Adams Boxing, Rumble Bros Boxing Co, Cake King of Queens and Bee Apparel