(JUNE 31) On July 10, 2014,
at the Hyatt Regency Pier Sixty-Six Hotel, in Ft. Lauderdale,
Florida, the history-first International Women's Boxing Hall of
Fame will be having many top female boxers, both former,
retired, and current world champions. Our inductees are the
following: Lucia Rijker, Christy Martin, Barbara Buttrick,
Bonnie Canino, JoAnn Hagen, Christy Halbert, and Regina Halmich.
Rijker is coming in from Los Angeles, California, Martin is
travelling from North Carolina, and Halmich is flying in with
her father from Berlin, Germany! All inductees will be present.
Malissa Smith will be accepting the award for our posthumous
boxer, JoAnn Hagen.
TWO WBAN WORLD CHAMPIONS....
We will also be honored to have two of our WBAN world champion
holders: Diana Prazak of Australia, and Chevelle Hallback
present as special guests. Both Prazak and Hallback were our
history-first WBAN holders. Hallback won the first-ever WBAN
belt on Pay-Per-View in June of 2008, and Prazak won the WBAN
belt in the history-first in 2013, in Sweden.
OTHER SPECIAL GUESTS
Ada Velez, Alicia Ashley, Glen Johnson, Terri Moss, Yvonne Reis, Belinda Laracuente, Susan Reno, Laura Ramsey, Dora
and Cora Webber, Noemi Bosques, Ria Ramnarine, Joann Hagen's
family who will be accepting the award on behalf of her...and
More!! [Including the above information: Diana Prazak,
UPDATE ON TICKETS:
To buy tickets, you can
contact WBAN, Sue TL Fox at the Hyatt Regency before the event
July 8, or 9th, and buy tickets from WBAN or purchase them via
PayPal. If you have any question, email WBAN at
This is truly a "baby step" in the sport to have an exclusive
Hall of Fame for top honors for women boxers, and others in the
sport who have substantially contributed to the sport.
All subject to changes due to