An official Path Through History Site! Exciting and unique displays fill the Hall of Fame including robes, gloves and hand wraps worn by boxing greats. The International Boxing Hall of Fame has local origins, from bare-knuckle matches along the Erie Canal, to Canasota natives Carmen Basilio, welterweight and middleweight champion of the 1950s, and his nephew, Billy Backus, world welterweight champion 1970-71. The Hall of Fame Wall features plaques of inductees and videos add live action to the experience. See the world-famous Madison Square Garden Ring where Joe Frazier and Muhammed Ali fought the "Fight of the Century" on March 8,1971, on permanent display. Exhibits feature films, photos, and memorabilia including robes, championship belts, and life-size fist castings.