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Gatti is man of the hour at the Hall

Only thing missing from this weekend's party will be late great brawler himself

Updated: June 7, 2013, 4:40 PM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

Nobody could party as hard as Arturo Gatti, so it's a sad irony that he won't be there for what should have been the greatest celebration of his life.

It's induction weekend at the International Boxing Hall of Fame in Canastota, N.Y., which will culminate Sunday afternoon with the ceremony to enshrine the newest class. Gatti, elected by the Boxing Writers Association of America and a panel of historians in his first year of eligibility, should be there to accept his shiny new Hall ...

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