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Video: David Benavidez Talks Dirrell, Ramirez, Uzcatguei

Video by Ryan Burton

The Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame had their sixth annual induction weekend.

The prestigious induction ceremony was held on Saturday, Aug. 18 from 7-10 p.m. in the Augustus Ballroom at Caesars Palace. The ceremony, which annually honors the best from Nevada’s rich boxing history, was filled with boxing superstars.

Former Nevada Sen. Harry Reid, an ex-amateur boxer and professional judge, headlined the 2018 slate of inductees.

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In addition to Reid, others inducted are former women’s pound-for-pound champion Laila Ali, the daughter of the legendary boxer Muhammad Ali; three-division world champion Sugar Shane Mosley; ex-heavyweight champion Chris Byrd; former featherweight champion Kevin Kelley; power-punching ex-heavyweight Earnie Shavers; former Nevada state welterweight champion Don Miner; Top Rank president Todd duBoef; and long-time judge Jerry Roth. Being inducted posthumously are arch rivals Alexis Arguello and Aaron Pryor; Henry Armstrong; Jack “Doc” Kearns and promoter Bill Miller.

Among the many names who attended were Michael and Leon Spinks; Evander Holyfield; Roy Jones Jr.; Chad Dawson; Badou Jack; Jessie Vargas; Shawn Porter; Brandon Rios; Lamon Brewster; Ray Mercer; Michael Carbajal; Angel Manfredy; Joel Casamayor; Mike McCallum and Eddie Mustafa Muhammad. Many other notable boxers were there as well.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by BTBNY on 08-22-2018

The only credit I’ll give to WBC Champion David Benavidez is that he says he wants to fight the best in his 168 pound division. If he gets by Anthony Dirrell...and that’s a big if...before he takes off to England…

Comment by 1hourRun on 08-21-2018

lol David Benavidez dogging Anthony Dirrell, talking about hes been watching him since he was a little-kid and having done nothing in that ten-year period '' Its a little bit embarrassing to be honest with you, its only his second…

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