The International Boxing Hall of Fame 2017 class has been announced today and as always, it’s a strong one.

The International Boxing Hall of Fame 2017 will mark the continuation of a proud tradition in the sport of boxing that recognizes every year some of it’s greatest athletes, contributors and others involved in boxing around the world.

(2016 Hall of Fame list here)

The ceremony will take place in Canastota, New York between June 8-11th next year.

The list will be headed up by none other than former heavyweight champion of the world Evander ‘The Real Deal’ Holyfield and will also include Marco Antonio Barrera, Johnny Tapia and more.

For the full list check out the official video on the International Boxing Hall of Fame 2017 announcement released on YouTube today:

(Hat tip and credit: International Boxing Hall of Fame 2017 YouTube)

Some big names in media and broadcasting who have contributed to the sport of boxing also included above.

It’s great to see the likes of Holyfield, Barrera and Tapia (RIP) honored for their considerable contributions to the sport.

All exciting fighters in their own right who will never be forgotten.