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IWBHF Begins Planning for Second Induction Ceremony and announces the venue and date for 2015!

(NOV 27) FT. LAUDERDALE, FLORIDA -- The International Women's Boxing Hall of Fame [IWBHF.COM], following the historic induction of seven women into the IWBHF ranks in 2014, has begun preliminary preparation for the second ceremony, scheduled for Saturday, July 11, 2015, in the Crystal Ballroom of the Hyatt Regency Pier Sixty-Six Hotel in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.

The International Women's Boxing Hall of Fame (IWBHF) has announced eight women who have been voted into the 2015 class. The group includes six boxers from the modern era of female boxing (1990-2010), one pioneer female fighter of the 1950s and a ring official who trail-blazed past the gender barriers in the field of refereeing.  The IWBHF induction will be held on July 11, 2015,  Crystal Ballroom of the Hyatt Regency Pier Sixty-Six Hotel in Ft. Lauderdale, FL., Schedule:  2:15 - 3:00pm Meet and Greet with a Cash Bar available; 3:00 to 4:00 pm - Photos/Autographs segment; 4:00 pm to 6:30 pm - Plated Dinner/Induction  Ceremony/Awards; 7:00 pm Finals of the 2015 National Women's Golden Gloves Tournament.

Speaking of the July 10, 2014 ceremony in a recent interview, Sue Fox, founder of the IWBHF and WBAN, noted, "the first award celebration in Florida turned out better and more successful than I ever even imagined." Media coverage was highlighted by a "live feed" stream on and coverage on numerous Internet boxing sites, extending to such main stream publications as Ring Magazine.

Additionally, following the event, social media vehicles, including Facebook, bristled with positive reaction and congratulatory messages, from the boxing community, praising the concept of a female boxing hall of fame and the first class of inductees.

It was clearly one of the top events of the year in the sport of Women's boxing, prompting the question "how can the second year be improved?"

First and foremost, the sport's fans, who, with their enthusiastic participation have voiced overwhelming support of the Hall of Fame and the initial group of inductees continue to be the starting point of the induction process.  Utilizing this process we will be announcing our 2015 Inductees on December 1, 2015.

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