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International Boxing Hall of Fame inductees, from left, (Credit: AP)

International Boxing Hall of Fame inductees, from left, Michael Katz, Mark Johnson, Al Bernstein, Freddie Roach, Thomas Hearns and Michael Buffer pose with their Hall of Fame rings at the induction ceremony in Canastota, N.Y., June 10, 2012.

International Boxing Hall of Fame

International Boxing Hall of Fame inductees include Michael Katz, Mark Johnson, Al Bernstein, Freddie Roach, Thomas Hearns and Michael Buffer. The induction ceremony was held in Canastota, N.Y.

Mark
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Mark "Too Sharp" Johnson laughs during the International Boxing Hall of Fame induction ceremony in Canastota, N.Y, June 10, 2012. Johnson is one of six living inductees in this year's class.

International Boxing Hall of Fame inductees, from left,
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International Boxing Hall of Fame inductees, from left, Michael Katz, Mark Johnson, Al Bernstein, Freddie Roach, Thomas Hearns and Michael Buffer pose with their Hall of Fame rings at the induction ceremony in Canastota, N.Y., June 10, 2012.

Ring announcer Michael Buffer smiles while giving his
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Ring announcer Michael Buffer smiles while giving his acceptance speech at the International Boxing Hall of Fame induction ceremony in Canastota, N.Y., June 10, 2012.

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Mark "Too Sharp" Johnson pumps his fist after accepting his induction into the International Boxing Hall of Fame during the induction ceremony in Canastota, N.Y., June 10, 2012.

Mark
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Mark "Too Sharp" Johnson pumps his fist during his acceptance speech at the International Boxing Hall of Fame induction ceremony in Canastota, N.Y., June 10, 2012.

Ring announcer Michael Buffer listens to another inductee
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Ring announcer Michael Buffer listens to another inductee give a speech at the International Boxing Hall of Fame induction ceremony in Canastota, N.Y., June 10, 2012.

An International Boxing Hall of Fame inductee, trainer
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An International Boxing Hall of Fame inductee, trainer Freddie Roach, right, listens during the induction ceremony in Canastota, N.Y., June 10, 2012.

Thomas
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Thomas "Hitman" Hearns, right, greets fellow International Boxing Hall of Fame inductee Freddie Roach at the induction ceremony in Canastota, N.Y., June 10, 2012.

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International Boxing Hall of Fame inductee Michael Katz,
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International Boxing Hall of Fame inductee Michael Katz, left, is greeted by Marvin Hagler during the induction ceremony in Canastota, N.Y., June 10, 2012.

International Boxing Hall of Fame inductee and boxing
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International Boxing Hall of Fame inductee and boxing reporter Michael Katz attends the induction ceremony in Canastota, N.Y., June 10, 2012.

Former boxer Sugar Ray Leonard, front left, points
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Former boxer Sugar Ray Leonard, front left, points to fans while participating in the International Boxing Hall of Fame induction parade in Canasota, N.Y., June 10, 2012.

International Boxing Hall of Fame inductee and boxing
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International Boxing Hall of Fame inductee and boxing analyst Michael Katz, pumps his fist after giving his speech during the induction ceremony in Canastota, N.Y., June 10, 2012.

Former professional boxer Aaron Pryor peers out at
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Former professional boxer Aaron Pryor peers out at the crowd at the International Boxing Hall of Fame induction ceremony in Canastota, N.Y., June 10, 2012. Pryor was inducted into the hall in 1996.

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Former NFL wide receiver Desmond Howard serves as
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Former NFL wide receiver Desmond Howard serves as grand marshal during the International Boxing Hall of Fame induction ceremony in Canastota, N.Y., June 10, 2012.

Sugar Ray Leonard attends the International Boxing Hall
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Sugar Ray Leonard attends the International Boxing Hall of Fame induction ceremony in Canastota, N.Y., June 10, 2012. Leonard was inducted in 1997.

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