Ring Magazine Round of the Year

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As selected by The Ring magazine in each year.
Fights indicated by @ also named the Ring Magazine Fight of the Year.
Fights indicated by # also named the Ring Magazine Upset of the Year.
Fights indicated by % also named the Ring Magazine Knockout of the Year.

Year
Date
Boxer
Result
Boxer
Round
Division
Location
1945 Jan 8 Ike Williams UD 12 Willie Joyce 12 Lightweight Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
1946 Sep 27 @ Tony Zale KO 6 Rocky Graziano 6 Middleweight Bronx, New York, USA
1947 Dec 5 Joe Louis SD 15 Jersey Joe Walcott 4 Heavyweight New York City, New York, USA
1948 Sep 21 Joe Louis (2) KO11 Jersey Joe Walcott (2) 11 Heavyweight Bronx, New York, USA
1949 Sep 14 Rocky Graziano (2) TKO 10 Charley Fusari 10 Middleweight New York City, New York, USA
1950 Sep 13 @ Jake LaMotta KO 15 Laurent Dauthuille 15 Middleweight Detroit, Michigan, USA
1951 Oct 26 Rocky Marciano KO 8 Joe Louis (3) 8 Heavyweight New York City, New York, USA
1952 Sep 23 @ Rocky Marciano (2) KO 13 Jersey Joe Walcott (3) 13 Heavyweight Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
1953 Sep 18 Kid Gavilan SD 15 Carmen Basilio 2 Welterweight Syracuse, New York, USA
1954 Aug 11 Archie Moore TKO 14 Harold Johnson 14 Lt Heavyweight New York City, New York, USA
1955 Jun 22 Archie Moore (2) KO 3 Carl (Bobo) Olson 3 Lt Heavyweight New York City, New York, USA
1956 May 18 Sugar Ray Robinson KO 4 Carl (Bobo) Olson (2) 3 Middleweight Los Angeles, California, USA
1957 Sep 23 Sugar Ray Robinson (2) KO 5 Gene Fullmer 5 Middleweight Chicago, Illinois, USA
1958 Sep 14 Ingemar Johansson KO 1 Eddie Machen 1 Heavyweight Goteborg, SWE
1959 Jun 26 Ingemar Johansson (2) TKO 3 Floyd Patterson 3 Heavyweight Bronx, New York, USA
1960 Jun 20 @ Floyd Patterson (2) KO 5 Ingemar Johansson (3) 5 Heavyweight New York City, New York, USA
1961 Mar 13 Floyd Patterson (3) KO 6 Ingemar Johansson (4) 1 Heavyweight Miami Beach, Florida, USA
1962 Sep 25 Sonny Liston KO 1 Floyd Patterson (4) 1 Heavyweight Chicago, Illinois, USA
1963 Jul 22 Sonny Liston (2) KO 1 Floyd Patterson (5) 1 Heavyweight Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
1964 Nov 27 Jose Torres KO 1 Carl (Bobo) Olson (3) 1 Lt Heavyweight New York City, New York, USA
1965 Mar 30 Jose Torres (2) TKO 9 Willie Pastrano 6 Lt Heavyweight New York City, New York, USA
1966 Oct 22 Carlos Ortiz TKO 5 Sugar Ramos 5 Lightweight San Juan, PUR
1967 Nov 17 Dick Tiger TKO 12 Roger Rouse 12 Lt Heavyweight Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
1968 May 24 Bob Foster KO 4 Dick Tiger (2) 4 Lt Heavyweight New York City, New York, USA
1969 Nov 22 Nino Benvenuti KO 11 Luis Manuel Rodriguez 11 Middleweight Roma, Lazio, ITA
1970 Dec 7 Muhammad Ali TKO 15 Oscar Bonavena 15 Heavyweight New York City, New York, USA
1971 Mar 8 @ Joe Frazier UD 15 Muhammad Ali (2) 15 Heavyweight New York City, New York, USA
1972 Nov 21 Muhammad Ali (3) KO 8 Bob Foster 5 Heavyweight Stateline, Nevada, USA
1973 Jan 22 @ George Foreman KO 2 Joe Frazier (2) 2 Heavyweight Kingston, JAM
1974 Oct 30 @ Muhammad Ali (4) KO 8 George Foreman (2) 8 Heavyweight Congo, COD
1975 Oct 1 @ Muhammad Ali (5) TKO 14 Joe Frazier (3) 12 Heavyweight Quezon City, Metro Manila, PHI
1976 Jan 24 @ George Foreman (3) KO 5 Ron Lyle 4&5 Heavyweight Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
1977 Mar 17 @ Jimmy Young UD 12 George Foreman (4) 12 Heavyweight San Juan, PUR
1978 Feb 15 @ Leon Spinks SD 15 Muhammad Ali (6) 15 Heavyweight Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
1979 Apr 22 Matthew Franklin TKO 8 Marvin Johnson 8 Lt Heavyweight Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
1980 Jul 13 @ Matthew Saad Muhammad (2) KO 14 Yaqui Lopez 8 Lt Heavyweight McAfee, New Jersey, USA
1981 Jul 9 William Lee KO 5 John LoCicero 5 Middleweight Detroit, Michigan, USA
1982 Dec 3 Wilfredo Gomez TKO 14 Lupe Pintor 3 Jr Featherweight New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
1983 May 20 Larry Holmes SD 12 Tim Witherspoon 9 Heavyweight Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
1984 Nov 3 Juan Meza KO 1 Jaime Garza 1 Jr Featherweight Kingston, New York, USA
1985 Apr 15 @ Marvin Hagler TKO 3 Thomas Hearns 1 Middleweight Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
1986 Jun 23 @ Steve Cruz UD 15 Barry McGuigan 15 Featherweight Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
1987 Jul 4 Kelvin Seabrooks TKO 10 Thierry Jacob 1 Bantamweight Calais, FRA
1988 Jun 27 Mike Tyson KO 1 Michael Spinks 1 Heavyweight Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
1989 Mar 6 Lupe Gutierrez MD 15 Jeff Franklin 12 Featherweight Reno, Nevada, USA
1990 Jul 8 Aaron Davis KO 9 Mark Breland 9 Welterweight Reno, Nevada, USA
1991 No Award            
1992 Nov 13 @ Riddick Bowe UD 12 Evander Holyfield 10 Heavyweight Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
1993 Jun 19 Terry Norris TKO 3 Troy Waters 2 Jr Middleweight San Diego, California, USA
1994 Dec 10 @ Jorge Fernando Castro TKO 9 John David Jackson 9 Middleweight Monterrey, Nuevo León, MEX
1995 Jul 15 @ Saman Sorjaturong TKO 7 Humberto Gonzalez 7 Lightweight Inglewood, California, USA
1996 Jun 8 Frankie Liles TKO 3 Tim Littles 3 Super Middlewt Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, UK
1997 Oct 4 @% Arturo Gatti TKO 5 Gabriel Ruelas 5 Jr Lightweight Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
1998 Dec 12 # Ivan Robinson UD 10 Arturo Gatti (2) 3 Lightweight Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
1999 Feb 13 Oscar De La Hoya SD 12 Ike Quartey 6 Welterweight Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
2000 Feb 19 @ Erik Morales SD 12 Marco Antonio Barrera 5 Jr Featherweight Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
2001 Sep 29 Bernard Hopkins TKO 12 Felix Trinidad 10 Middleweight New York City, New York, USA
2002 May 18 @ Micky Ward MD 10 Arturo Gatti (3) 9 Jr Welterweight Uncasville, Connecticut, USA
2003 Aug 9 Acelino Freitas TKO 12 Jorge Rodrigo Barrios 11 Jr Lightweight Miami, Florida, USA
2004 Nov 27 @ Marco Antonio Barrera (2) MD 12 Erik Morales (2) 11 Jr Lightweight Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
2005 May 7 @ Diego Corrales TKO 10 Jose Luis Castillo 10 Lightweight Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
2006 Mar 18 @ Somsak Sithchatchawal TKO 10 Mahyar Monshipour 10 Jr Lightweight Levallois-Perret, FRA
2007 Aug 4 @ Israel Vazquez TKO 6 Rafael Marquez 3 Jr Featherweight Hidalgo, Texas, USA
2008 March 1 @ Israel Vazquez (2) SD 12 Rafael Marquez (2) 4 Jr Featherweight Carson, California, USA
2009 June 27 Marcos Rene Maidana TKO 6 Victor Ortiz 1 Jr Welterweight Los Angeles, California, USA
2010 July 10 Juan Manuel Lopez TKO 2 Bernabe Concepcion 1 Featherweight San Juan, PUR
2011 Nov 5 James Kirkland TKO 6 Alfredo Angulo 1 Jr Middleweight Cancun, Quintana Roo, MEX