Canastota, NY (WIBX) - The International Boxing Hall of Fame welcomed its 2012 class, along with alumni and boxing greats on Friday for fist castings.

Festivities kicked-off Thursday with ringside lectures.

This year's class includes Tommy 'The Hitman' Hearns, Mark 'Too Sharp' Johnson, renowned trainer Freddie Roach, broadcaster Al Bernstein and legendary ring announcer Michael Buffer - IBHOF.com

There is a full schedule of activities on Saturday including the annual golf tournament, a 5k run, card show and the Banquet of Champions.

The Parade of Champions in Canstota's Downtown District starts at 1:00 Sunday, followed by the induction ceremony at 2:30.

Gallery of Friday's festivities: