Atlantic City, NJ (November 22, 2016) - Calling all boxing fans! The Atlantic City Boxing Hall of Fame will host their first inaugural Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony on Memorial Day Weekend 2017 at The Claridge - A Radisson Hotel located at Park Place & Boardwalk Atlantic City, New Jersey 08401.
The Claridge Hotel serves as the primary Corporate Sponsor for this knockout weekend which takes place May 26, 27 & 28, 2017 and will provide an exciting itinerary for participating guests. This historical weekend will include: On Friday May 26th An Exclusive Rooftop Cocktail Reception with the 2017 Honorees, Saturday May 27th, By Day, The ACBHOF Ultimate Fight Fan Experience! A winning combination of a highly interactive boxing & entertainment experience, engaging exhibits, collectors merchandise and memorabilia for purchase from some of the top industry fighters and brands in boxing, as well as picture and autograph sessions. By Evening,The Inaugural Red Carpet Meet & Greet, and an incredible event party with delectable food, live music, art & entertainment: At this Induction kickoff event, participating guests will witness The Historical Procession of Honorees. Sunday May 28th, The Official Induction Ceremony of The Atlantic Boxing Hall of Fame 2017 Honorees in Brighton Park, overlooking the beautiful Atlantic Ocean for a spectacular finish. A true boxing fans dream come true!
Atlantic City is known as one of the original boxing meccas, so it's only fitting that some of boxing's most iconic fighters and colorful personalities be honored and recognized for all they have done to help Atlantic City be known as a boxing destination. A lineup of former and current boxing greats as well as celebrities from music and sports are anticipated.
"The Claridge is proud to be in partnership with the Atlantic City Boxing Hall of Fame and to continue to promote professional boxing's exceptional history in Atlantic City," says Cem Erenler, vice president of Operations and Business Development for TMJ Properties, the owner and developer of The Claridge. The iconic hotel, which is now part of the global Radisson brand. first opened in 1930. "Hosting this signature event is in the best traditions of The Claridge, which for more than 80 years has been Atlantic City's center for exciting events in sports and entertainment," Mr. Erenler said.
"There have been great fighters and other iconic figures such as "Iron" Mike Tyson, Atlantic City's own Leavander Johnson, as well as Arturo "Thunder" Gatti and Don King who have participated in some of boxing most memorable boxing events right here in Atlantic City" stated Ray McCline President/Founder of the Atlantic City Boxing Hall of Fame. "My core team of Roy Foreman, Rodrick Green and the esteem ACBHOF Nomination Committee will be announcing all future inductees on Monday November 28, 2016 via an official press release to the general public" Over the next several months leading up to the ACBHOF "2017" Induction weekend, updates on room packages, schedule of events and celebrity appearances will be posted on the Atlantic City Boxing Hall of Fame and the Claridge Hotel websites. All interested sponsors, business, organizations, exhibitors, and vendors looking be involved the induction weekend or to reserve a booth at it are encouraged to contact the Atlantic City Boxing Hall of Fame (ACBHOF) at:
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