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HOLYFIELD AND ARUM HEADLINE 2018 ATLANTIC CITY BOXING HALL OF FAME CLASS

Atlantic City, N.J. – November 27, 2017 – Evander Holyfield and Bob Arum
headline the 2018 inductees into the Atlantic City Boxing Hall of Fame.

The Atlantic City Boxing Hall of Fame (ACBHOF) has announced its 25 member
2018 Induction Class, which also includes President Donald J. Trump. This
epic event will take place at The Claridge, a Radisson Hotel located at
Park Place & Boardwalk in Atlantic City, New Jersey on June 1 – 3, 2018.

Atlantic City, New Jersey Mayor-Elect Frank M. Gilliam Jr. commented, “The
future of boxing in Atlantic City is brighter than ever. Being the newly
elected Mayor of the City of Atlantic City, New Jersey it gives me great
honor to be a part of bringing the 2nd Annual Atlantic City Boxing Hall of
Fame Induction Weekend back to our Great City. I believe boxing and
Atlantic City has always been a natural fit and we see it returning to its
glory days, and under my administration, we plan on welcoming it back
wholeheartedly: Congratulations to the ACBHOF “2018” Inductees!”

The Claridge Hotel serves as the signature Corporate Sponsor for this
knockout weekend, “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/ Operations & 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.

*The 2018 inductees in the Fighter category are:*

*Evander Holyfield*

*Héctor Camacho (posthumous)*
*Bruce Seldon*
*Bobby Czyz**Jeff Chandler*

*Ray Mercer*
*Vinny Paz*

*Richie KatesTrainer and CutmenCarmen Graziano*
*George Benton*
*Ralph Citro*

*Non-Participants*
*Bob Arum*

*Dan Duva*
*Diane Fischer-Cristiano*
*Ed Derian*
*Jean Williams*
*Joseph Pasquale*
*Jersey Joe Walcott*
*Bernard Fernandez*
*Dave Weinberg*
*Ray Bailey*
*Jose Sulaiman*
*Marian Muhammad*
*Mark Etess*
*President Donald J. Trump*

Evander Holyfield stated: “I have many great memories fighting in Atlantic
City, and I am honored to be inducted into its Hall of Fame.”

The 2nd Annual Induction Ceremony & Celebration Weekend will honor some of
the world’s most prominent trailblazers from the sport of boxing: President
Donald J. Trump, José Sulaimán, and Bob Arum are just a few names who will
be enshrined with the 2018 induction class. Also expected to be in
attendance; current and former boxing champions, and VIP Guests for a
fun-filled weekend that’s highlighted by a black-tie evening, and the
acclaimed, unforgettable Induction Ceremony.

“The Atlantic City Boxing Hall of Fame is here to stay! The epic success of
our 2017 Inaugural Induction weekend was pivotal to our brand value in the
boxing and business community,” said Rodrick Green Vice President and
Business Strategist for ACBHOF. “We are excited about the economic and
sports entertainment impact the ACBHOF will continue to have in Atlantic
City. Thank you for your support and be reassured that at the 2018
Induction Celebration the bar will be raised even higher.

Over the next several weeks there will be updates on the schedule of
events, room packages and expected VIP appearances on the Atlantic City
Boxing Hall of Fame and the Claridge Hotel websites and social media
platforms.

“We’re excited about the ACBHOF 2018 Induction Class; I believe our
nomination committee did an incredible job in selecting a diverse and
richly deserving group of individuals. I’m extremely proud of this class
because it contains three remarkable women: Diane Fischer-Cristiano, Jean
Williams, and Marian Muhammad. The ACBHOF team along with our partners and
sponsors are looking forward to June where we will pay homage to our 2018
inductees,” said Ray McCline ACBHOF President and Founder.