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Boxing Legends Hall of Fame

James "Bonecrusher" Smith founded the Boxing Legends Hall of Fame to recognize and honor boxing's champions, trainers, and signicant contributors. It's main purpose is to bring boxing legends to Horry County, SC to mentor and uplift youth which will create a positive legacy to connect and share with families and fans.

Class of 2019

Jacqueline Frazier Lyde

Jacqueline Frazier Lyde pictured with James Bonecrusher Smith at the 2019 Induction Ceremony.

Pictured with James Bonecrusher Smith at the 2019 Induction Ceremony.

Jacqueline is the daughter of boxing legend Joe Frazier

Class of 2018

Michael Spinks

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1976 Middleweight Olympic Gold Medalist, 

World Light Heavyweight Champion 1983-85, 

World Heavyweight Champion 1985-88

Earnie Shavers

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The hardest punching heavyweight in history according to Muhammad Ali and many boxing historians.  He knocked out 68 of his 89 opponents

Class of 2017

Herbert Ruffin

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Herb Ruffin was Bonecrusher's first trainer and coach.

Mike Bivens

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Former Trainer and promoter for James Bonecrusher Smith,

and former heavyweight champion of the Carolinas

Inaugural Class - 2016

James "Bonecrusher" Smith

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Won the 1986 WBA World Heavyweight Championship on a 7 day notice.

"Merciless" Ray Mercer

1988 Heavyweight Olympic Gold Medalist

1988 Heavyweight Olympic Gold Medalist,

WBO Heavyweight Champion 1991-92,

and former professional mixed martial artist.

Kelvin Seabrooks

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IBF World Bantamweight Champion

1987-88

Carlette Ewell

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Titles won: WBE Light Heavyweight, UBC Cruiserweight, WIBC Light Heavyweight, WIBA World Light heavyweight, UNBC Heavyweight

Dale "Sunshine" Frye

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World Champion Kickboxer 

turned Actor and Stuntman

Billy Backus

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1970 World Welterweight Champion

Bruce Foster

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Professional Boxing and MMA Announcer,

1982-present

Bill Clancy

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Professional Boxing Referee and Judge,

1991-2019