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 LDLTV.com and coverage on numerous
Internet boxing sites, extending to such main stream publications as Ring
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?"
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,