BRITISH boxing legends Ricky Hatton, Chris Eubank Snr and Nigel Benn are all in with a chance of joining Muhammad Ali in the International Boxing Hall of Fame.
Three of the 32 candidates will be inducted into the famous pantheon which last year added ring greats Evander Holyfield, Marco Antonio Barrera and Johnny Tapia.
Alongside the British heroes are boxing greats like Vitali Klitschko, Ronald ‘Winky’ Wright, Erik Morales, Michael Moorer and Donald Curry.
Eubank Snr, Hatton and Benn are all enjoying their post-fighting careers after lighting up arenas all over the world for their English fans.
Benn watched his son Conor win on Saturday night in Manchester with another convincing earlier stoppage triumph.
Eubank Snr was in the corner for his namesake son and he destroyed dangerous Turk Avni Yildirim inside three rounds of their World Boxing Super Series fight.
And Hatton – following a tough a tough start to his retirement – is now a trainer with a growing stable.
After his brilliant Stuttgart win, Eubank Jr – flanked by his immaculately dressed dad – said: “I’m here to dominate this tournament.
“I’m sending a message out there that I’m coming. George Groves, get through your next fight so we can give the boxing fans what they want to see.
“I think it’s going to be exactly the same as what we saw tonight. I’m not playing any more.
“He (Yildirim) was a strong come-forward fighter. But the experience is not there for him. He was 16-0 but he has to work technically on his abilities to compete with a fighter like me.”
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And Benn, who will have his next fight in America, said: “I enjoyed that a lot, I was really nervous but it all went well.
I take my time, pick my shots and that is how you will get to world level.
“I am controlling my nerves better and it will only get better.
“I’ve been working hard in the gym and there was bound to be an improvement. I would like to be out two or three more times before the end of the year, I just want to learn and get better.”
Members of the Boxing Writers Association of America and an international panel of boxing historians cast votes.
Voters from Japan, England, Canada, Mexico, South Africa, Germany, Puerto Rico and the United States are among those who participate in the election process.