Originally Posted by SJS19
Stallone's induction was a strange one, validated in part by the attention he brought to the sport, but a big slap in the face to all the great fighters who risked their lives for our entertainement, but have still not gotten the call.
As for Gatti, it's very similar to Diego Corrales.
Stallone was inducted as a contributor, a non-participant who has added to the sport. Several others have been elected this way, Stallone is just the most famous one. His was a very legitimate induction and done in the proper way.