Talk:World Middleweight Title Fights

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The main wiki's list of middleweight world champions, the middleweight world champions list on Hickoksports.com and BoxRec (e.g. the NYSAC World middleweight title fights list, the NBA World middleweight title fights list, and the IBU World middleweight title fights list) having been consulted, possible middleweight world title fights are listed in the following: (Fights held at weights for which BoxRec does not specify a weight division are not included.)

No.
Date
Boxer
Result
Boxer
Title in BoxRec
Location
1886 Mar 14 Nonpareil Jack Dempsey TKO 13 George LaBlanche World (US) Larchmont, New York, USA
1890 Feb 18 Nonpareil Jack Dempsey TKO 28 Professor Billy McCarthy World San Francisco, California, USA
1891 Jan 14 Bob Fitzsimmons RTD 13 Nonpareil Jack Dempsey World New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
1893 Mar 8 Bob Fitzsimmons KO 4 Jim Hall 1 New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
1894 Sep 26 Bob Fitzsimmons KO 2 Dan Creedon World New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
1896 Mar 2 Charles (Kid) McCoy KO 15 Tommy Ryan 2 Maspeth, Queens, New York, USA
1896 May 18 Charles (Kid) McCoy DQ 6 Mysterious Billy Smith 3 Boston, Massachusetts, USA
1896 Dec 26 Charles (Kid) McCoy KO 9 Bill Doherty World Johannesburg, Gauteng, RSA
1897 Dec 17 Charles (Kid) McCoy TKO 15 Dan Creedon World (US) 4 Long Island City, Queens, New York, USA
1897 Dec 20 Tommy Ryan KO 3 Bill Heffernan 5 Buffalo, New York, USA
1898 Feb 25 Tommy Ryan KO 18 George Green 6 San Francisco, California, USA
1898 Jun 13 Tommy Ryan TKO 14 Tommy West 7 New York, New York, USA
1898 Oct 24 Tommy Ryan PTS 20 Jack Bonner World 8 Brooklyn, New York, USA
1898 Dec 23 Tommy Ryan TKO 14 Dick O'Brien World Hartford, Connecticut, USA
1899 Mar 1 Tommy Ryan KO 8 Charley Johnson World 9 Hot Springs, Arkansas, USA
1899 Aug 31 Tommy Ryan PTS 20 Jack Moffat World 10 Dubuque, Iowa, USA
1899 Sep 18 Tommy Ryan TKO 10 Frank Craig World Brooklyn, New York, USA
1901 Mar 4 Tommy Ryan TKO 17 Tommy West World Louisville, Kentucky, USA
1902 Jun 24 Tommy Ryan KO 3 Johnny Gorman World 11 Covent Garden, London, UK
1902 Sep 15 Tommy Ryan KO 6 Kid Carter World Fort Erie, Ontario, CAN
1903 Dec 22 Philadelphia Jack O'Brien PTS 15 Jack (Twin) Sullivan 12 Boston, Massachusetts, USA
1904 Apr 14 Philadelphia Jack O'Brien KO 3 Jack (Twin) Sullivan 13 Saint Louis, Missouri, USA
1905 Mar 7 Tommy Burns PTS 20 Jack (Twin) Sullivan 14 Tacoma, Washington, USA
1905 Apr 7 Philadelphia Jack O'Brien PTS 10 Young Peter Jackson 13 Baltimore, Maryland, USA
1905 Apr 25 Hugo Kelly PTS 10 Philadelphia Jack O'Brien 15 Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
1905 Jun 7 Hugo Kelly PTS 10 Tommy Burns 16 Detroit, Michigan, USA
1905 Oct 17 Jack (Twin) Sullivan PTS 20 Tommy Burns 17 Los Angeles, California, USA
1905 Dec 11 Hugo Kelly PTS 10 Young Mahoney 16 Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
1906 Mar 9 Hugo Kelly PTS 20 Jack (Twin) Sullivan 18 Los Angeles, California, USA
1906 Jun 25 Hugo Kelly KO 3 Young Mahoney 16 Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
1906 Aug 24 Hugo Kelly KO 6 Tony Caponi 16 Leavenworth, Kansas, USA
1907 May 10 Hugo Kelly PTS 20 Jack (Twin) Sullivan 18 Los Angeles, California, USA
1907 Dec 12 Stanley Ketchel PTS 20 Joe Thomas 19 San Francisco, California, USA
1908 Feb 22 Stanley Ketchel KO 1 Mike (Twin) Sullivan 20 Colma, California, USA
1908 May 9 Stanley Ketchel KO 20 Jack (Twin) Sullivan 20 Colma, California, USA
1908 Jun 4 Stanley Ketchel PTS 10 Billy Papke World Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
1908 Jul 31 Stanley Ketchel KO 3 Hugo Kelly World San Francisco, California, USA
1908 Sep 7 Billy Papke TKO 12 Stanley Ketchel World Vernon, California, USA
1908 Nov 26 Stanley Ketchel KO 11 Billy Papke World Colma, California, USA
1909 Jul 5 Stanley Ketchel UD 20 Billy Papke World Colma, California, USA
1910 Mar 19 Billy Papke KO 3 Willie Lewis 21 Paris, Paris, FRA
1910 Oct 26 Billy Papke KO 6 Ed Williams World Sydney, New South Wales, AUS
1911 Feb 11 Cyclone Johnny Thompson PTS 20 Billy Papke 22 Sydney, New South Wales, AUS
1911 Feb 22 Harry Lewis PTS 25 Blink McCloskey 23 Paris, Paris, FRA
1911 May 3 Leo Houck PTS 20 Harry Lewis 24 Paris, Paris, FRA
1911 Jun 8 Billy Papke KO 9 Jimmy Sullivan 25 London, UK
1911 Aug 17 Cyclone Johnny Thompson NWS 10 Frank Klaus 26 New York, New York, USA
1911 Aug 22 Billy Papke NWS 10 Sailor Burke 27 New York, New York, USA
1912 Jan 1 Jack Dillon TKO 6 Leo Houck 28 Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
1912 Feb 22 Frank Mantell PTS 20 Billy Papke 29 Sacramento, California, USA
1912 Feb 22 Frank Klaus PTS 20 Sailor Ed Petroskey 30 San Francisco, California, USA
1912 Feb 29 Georges Carpentier KO 2 Jimmy Sullivan 31 Monte Carlo, MON
1912 Mar 23 Frank Klaus PTS 20 Jack Dillon 32 San Francisco, California, USA
1912 Mar 30 Frank Mantell PTS 20 Jack Herrick 33 Vernon, California, USA
1912 Apr 4 Georges Carpentier PTS 20 George Gunther 34 Paris, Paris, FRA
1912 May 23 Georges Carpentier PTS 20 Willie Lewis 34 Paris, Paris, FRA
1912 Jun 24 Frank Klaus DQ 19 Georges Carpentier World 35 Dieppe, Seine-Maritime, FRA
1912 Jun 29 Billy Papke TKO 16 Marcel Moreau 27 Paris, Paris, FRA
1912 Sep 23 Eddie McGoorty KO 1 Jack Harrison 36 New York, New York, USA
1912 Oct 7 Eddie McGoorty TKO 5 Jack Denning 36 New York, New York, USA
1912 Oct 23 Billy Papke TKO 18 Georges Carpentier 27 Paris, Paris, FRA
1912 Dec 4 Billy Papke TKO 7 Georges Bernard 27 Paris, Paris, FRA
1912 Dec 4 Eddie McGoorty NWS 10 Mike Gibbons 37 New York, New York, USA
1913 Mar 5 Frank Klaus DQ 15 Billy Papke World Paris, Paris, FRA
1913 Jun 13 Jimmy Clabby PTS 12 Eddie McGoorty 38 Butte, Montana, USA
1913 Oct 11 George Chip TKO 6 Frank Klaus World Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
1913 Nov 15 George Chip ND 6 Leo Houck World Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
1913 Nov 15 Jeff Smith PTS 20 Georges Bernard 39 Paris, Paris, FRA
1913 Nov 25 George Chip NWS 10 Tim O'Neil World Racine, Wisconsin, USA
1913 Dec 23 George Chip TKO 5 Frank Klaus 40 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
1914 Jan 1 Eddie McGoorty KO 1 Dave Smith World (AUS) Sydney, New South Wales, AUS
1914 Jan 12 George Chip NWS 10 Gus Christie World Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
1914 Jan 19 George Chip TKO 2 Tim O'Neil World Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA
1914 Jan 26 George Chip ND 6 Joe Borrell World Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
1914 Feb 7 Eddie McGoorty PTS 20 Pat Bradley World (AUS) Sydney, New South Wales, AUS
1914 Mar 14 Jeff Smith PTS 20 Eddie McGoorty World (AUS) Sydney, New South Wales, AUS
1914 Apr 7 Al McCoy KO 1 George Chip World 41 Brooklyn, New York, USA
1914 Apr 11 Eddie McGoorty KO 10 Dave Smith World (AUS) Sydney, New South Wales, AUS
1914 Apr 13 Jeff Smith KO 16 Pat Bradley World (AUS) Sydney, New South Wales, AUS
1914 Jun 6 Jeff Smith PTS 20 Jimmy Clabby World (AUS) Sydney, New South Wales, AUS
1914 Nov 28 Mick King PTS 20 Jeff Smith World (AUS) Sydney, New South Wales, AUS
1914 Dec 26 Jeff Smith PTS 20 Mick King World (AUS) Sydney, New South Wales, AUS
1915 Jan 23 Jeff Smith DQ 5 Les Darcy World (AUS) Sydney, New South Wales, AUS
1915 Feb 20 Jeff Smith PTS 20 Mick King World (AUS) Melbourne, Victoria, AUS
1915 Apr 6 Al McCoy NWS 10 George Chip World Brooklyn, New York, USA
1915 May 4 Al McCoy NWS 10 Jimmy Clabby World Brooklyn, New York, USA
1915 May 22 Les Darcy DQ 2 Jeff Smith World (AUS) Sydney, New South Wales, AUS
1915 May 31 Al McCoy NWS 10 Silent Martin World Brooklyn, New York, USA
1915 Jun 12 Les Darcy RTD 10 Mick King World (AUS) Sydney, New South Wales, AUS
1915 Jul 31 Les Darcy TKO 15 Eddie McGoorty World (AUS) Sydney, New South Wales, AUS
1915 Sep 4 Les Darcy PTS 20 Fighting Billy Murray World (AUS) Sydney, New South Wales, AUS
1915 Sep 9 Al McCoy NWS 10 Young Ahearn World Brooklyn, New York, USA
1915 Oct 9 Les Darcy RTD 6 Fred Dyer World (AUS) Sydney, New South Wales, AUS
1915 Oct 23 Les Darcy PTS 20 Jimmy Clabby World (AUS) Sydney, New South Wales, AUS
1915 Nov 25 Al McCoy NWS 15 Silent Martin World Waterbury, Connecticut, USA
1915 Dec 27 Les Darcy TKO 8 Eddie McGoorty World (AUS) Sydney, New South Wales, AUS
1916 Jan 1 Al McCoy NWS 10 Young Ahearn World Brooklyn, New York, USA
1916 Jan 18 Mike Gibbons KO 1 Young Ahearn 42 Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA
1916 Mar 17 Mike Gibbons NWS 10 Jeff Smith 43 Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA
1916 May 13 Les Darcy TKO 4 Alex Costica World (AUS) Sydney, New South Wales, AUS
1916 May 18 Mike Gibbons NWS 10 Ted (Kid) Lewis 43 New York, New York, USA
1916 Sep 9 Les Darcy PTS 20 Jimmy Clabby World (AUS) Sydney, New South Wales, AUS
1916 Sep 30 Les Darcy KO 9 George Chip World (AUS) Sydney, New South Wales, AUS
1917 Jul 4 Mike Gibbons NWS 12 George Chip 43 Youngstown, Ohio, USA
1917 Oct 12 Mike Gibbons KO 3 Frank Mantell 43 Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA
1917 Nov 14 Mike O'Dowd KO 6 Al McCoy World Brooklyn, New York, USA
1917 Dec 15 Mike O'Dowd NWS 6 Billy Kramer World Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
1918 Feb 25 Mike O'Dowd NWS 10 Harry Greb World Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA
1919 Aug 11 Mike O'Dowd NWS 10 Jackie Clark World Syracuse, New York, USA
1919 Sep 1 Mike O'Dowd NWS 10 Ted (Kid) Lewis World Syracuse, New York, USA
1919 Sep 19 Mike O'Dowd NWS 10 Soldier Bartfield World Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA
1919 Nov 6 Mike O'Dowd KO 2 Billy Kramer World Paterson, New Jersey, USA
1919 Nov 10 Mike O'Dowd KO 2 Jimmy O'Hagan World Detroit, Michigan, USA
1919 Nov 21 Mike O'Dowd NWS 10 Mike Gibbons World Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA
1920 Mar 17 Mike O'Dowd NWS 10 Augie Ratner World Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA
1920 May 6 Johnny Wilson PTS 12 Mike O'Dowd World Boston, Massachusetts, USA
1920 Jul 1 Johnny Wilson NWS 12 Soldier Bartfield World Newark, New Jersey, USA
1921 Feb 10 Johnny Wilson KO 2 Navy Rostan World Kenosha, Wisconsin, USA
1921 Mar 17 Johnny Wilson SD 15 Mike O'Dowd World/NYSAC New York, New York, USA
1921 Jul 27 Johnny Wilson DQ 7 Bryan Downey 44 Cleveland, Ohio, USA
1921 Sep 5 Johnny Wilson NWS 12 Bryan Downey World Jersey City, New Jersey, USA
1921 Dec 12 Bryan Downey KO 5 Happy Littleton World (OH) New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
1922 Feb 22 Bryan Downey NWS 12 Frank Carbone World (OH) Canton, Ohio, USA
1922 May 15 Bryan Downey PTS 12 Mike O'Dowd World (OH) Columbus, Ohio, USA
1922 Aug 14 Dave Rosenberg PTS 15 Phil Krug Vacant NYSAC New York, New York, USA
1922 Sep 18 Jock Malone PTS 12 Bryan Downey World (OH) Columbus, Ohio, USA
1922 Nov 30 Mike O'Dowd DQ 8 Dave Rosenberg NYSAC Brooklyn, New York, USA
1923 Mar 16 Jock Malone KO 1 Mike O'Dowd 45 Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA
1923 Aug 31 Harry Greb PTS 15 Johnny Wilson World New York, New York, USA
1923 Dec 3 Harry Greb UD 10 Bryan Downey World Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
1924 Jan 18 Harry Greb UD 15 Johnny Wilson World New York, New York, USA
1924 Mar 24 Harry Greb TKO 12 Fay Keiser World Baltimore, Maryland, USA
1924 Jun 26 Harry Greb UD 15 Ted Moore World Bronx, New York, USA
1925 Jul 2 Harry Greb UD 15 Mickey Walker World New York, New York, USA
1926 Feb 26 Tiger Flowers PTS 15 Harry Greb World New York, New York, USA
1926 Aug 19 Tiger Flowers PTS 15 Harry Greb World New York, New York, USA
1926 Dec 3 Mickey Walker PTS 10 Tiger Flowers World Chicago, Illinois, USA
1927 Jun 30 Mickey Walker KO 10 Tommy Milligan World Kensington, London, UK
1928 Jun 5 Mickey Walker NWS 10 Jock Malone World Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA
1928 Jun 21 Mickey Walker SD 10 Ace Hudkins World Chicago, Illinois, USA
1929 Oct 29 Mickey Walker PTS 10 Ace Hudkins World Los Angeles, California, USA
1931 Aug 25 Gorilla Jones PTS 10 Tiger Thomas 46 Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
1932 Jan 25 Gorilla Jones TKO 6 Oddone Piazza Vacant NBA Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
1932 Apr 26 Gorilla Jones UD 12 Young Terry NBA Trenton, New Jersey, USA
1932 Jun 11 Marcel Thil DQ 11 Gorilla Jones NBA/Vacant IBU Paris, Paris, FRA
1932 Jul 4 Marcel Thil PTS 15 Len Harvey NBA/IBU White City, London, UK
1933 Jan 13 Ben Jeby TKO 12 Frank Battaglia NYSAC New York, New York, USA
1933 Mar 17 Ben Jeby PTS 15 Vince Dundee NYSAC New York, New York, USA
1933 Jul 10 Ben Jeby PTS 15 Young Terry NYSAC Newark, New Jersey, USA
1933 Aug 9 Lou Brouillard KO 7 Ben Jeby NYSAC New York, New York, USA
1933 Aug 21 Teddy Yarosz PTS 10 Vince Dundee World (PE) Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
1933 Oct 2 Marcel Thil PTS 15 Kid Tunero IBU Paris, Paris, FRA
1933 Oct 30 Vince Dundee UD 15 Lou Brouillard NBA/NYSAC Boston, Massachusetts, USA
1933 Dec 8 Vince Dundee SD 15 Andy Callahan NBA/NYSAC Boston, Massachusetts, USA
1934 Feb 12 Teddy Yarosz PTS 10 Jimmy Smith World (PE) Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
1934 Feb 26 Marcel Thil UD 15 Ignacio Ara IBU Paris, Paris, FRA
1934 Apr 6 Teddy Yarosz PTS 12 Ben Jeby World (PE) Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
1934 May 3 Vince Dundee PTS 15 Al Diamond NBA/NYSAC Paterson, New Jersey, USA
1934 May 3 Marcel Thil PTS 15 Gustave Roth IBU Paris, Paris, FRA
1934 Sep 11 Teddy Yarosz PTS 15 Vince Dundee NBA/NYSAC Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
1934 Oct 15 Marcel Thil PTS 15 Carmelo Candel IBU Paris, Paris, FRA
1935 May 4 Marcel Thil TKO 14 Vilda Jaks IBU Paris, Paris, FRA
1935 Jun 1 Marcel Thil PTS 15 Ignacio Ara IBU Madrid, Comunidad de Madrid, ESP
1935 Jun 28 Marcel Thil PTS 15 Carmelo Candel IBU Paris, Paris, FRA
1935 Jul 13 Marcel Thil PTS 15 Kid Tunero IBU Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, FRA
1935 Sep 19 Eddie (Babe) Risko UD 15 Teddy Yarosz NBA/NYSAC Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
1936 Jan 20 Marcel Thil DQ 4 Lou Brouillard IBU Paris, Paris, FRA
1936 Feb 10 Eddie (Babe) Risko PTS 10 Tony Fisher NBA/NYSAC Newark, New Jersey, USA
1936 Jul 11 Freddie Steele UD 15 Eddie (Babe) Risko NBA/NYSAC Seattle, Washington, USA
1937 Jan 1 Freddie Steele UD 10 Gorilla Jones NBA/NYSAC Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
1937 Feb 15 Marcel Thil DQ 6 Lou Brouillard IBU Paris, Paris, FRA
1937 Feb 19 Freddie Steele UD 15 Eddie (Babe) Risko NBA/NYSAC New York, New York, USA
1937 May 11 Freddie Steele KO 3 Frank Battaglia NBA/NYSAC Seattle, Washington, USA
1937 Sep 11 Freddie Steele KO 4 Ken Overlin NBA/NYSAC Seattle, Washington, USA
1937 Sep 23 Fred Apostoli TKO 10 Marcel Thil IBU 47 New York, New York, USA
1938 Feb 19 Freddie Steele TKO 7 Carmen Barth NBA/NYSAC Cleveland, Ohio, USA
1938 Jul 26 Al Hostak KO 1 Freddie Steele NBA Seattle, Washington, USA
1938 Nov 1 Solly Krieger MD 15 Al Hostak NBA Seattle, Washington, USA
1938 Nov 18 Fred Apostoli TKO 8 Young Corbett III NYSAC New York, New York, USA
1939 Jun 27 Al Hostak TKO 4 Solly Krieger NBA Seattle, Washington, USA
1939 Oct 2 Ceferino Garcia KO 7 Fred Apostoli NYSAC New York, New York, USA
1939 Dec 11 Al Hostak KO 1 Erich Seelig NBA Cleveland, Ohio, USA
1939 Dec 23 Ceferino Garcia TKO 13 Glen Lee NYSAC Manila, Metro Manila, PHI
1940 Mar 1 Ceferino Garcia PTS 10 Henry Armstrong 48 Los Angeles, California, USA
1940 May 23 Ken Overlin UD 15 Ceferino Garcia NYSAC New York, New York, USA
1940 Jul 19 Tony Zale TKO 13 Al Hostak NBA Seattle, Washington, USA
1940 Nov 1 Ken Overlin MD 15 Steve Belloise NYSAC New York, New York, USA
1940 Dec 13 Ken Overlin SD 15 Steve Belloise NYSAC New York, New York, USA
1941 Feb 21 Tony Zale KO 14 Steve Mamakos NBA Chicago, Illinois, USA
1941 May 9 Billy Soose UD 15 Ken Overlin NYSAC New York, New York, USA
1941 May 28 Tony Zale KO 2 Al Hostak NBA Chicago, Illinois, USA
1941 Nov 28 Tony Zale UD 15 Georgie Abrams World/NBA/NYSAC New York, New York, USA
1946 Sep 27 Tony Zale KO 6 Rocky Graziano World/NBA/NYSAC Bronx, New York, USA
1947 Jul 16 Rocky Graziano TKO 6 Tony Zale World/NBA Chicago, Illinois, USA
1948 Jun 10 Tony Zale KO 3 Rocky Graziano World/NBA Newark, New Jersey, USA
1948 Sep 21 Marcel Cerdan RTD 11 Tony Zale World/NBA Jersey City, New Jersey, USA
1949 Jun 16 Jake LaMotta TKO 10 Marcel Cerdan World/NBA Detroit, Michigan, USA
1950 Jun 5 Sugar Ray Robinson UD 15 Robert Villemain Vacant World (PE) Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
1950 Jul 12 Jake LaMotta UD 15 Tiberio Mitri World New York, New York, USA
1950 Aug 25 Sugar Ray Robinson KO 1 Jose Basora World (PE) Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA
1950 Sep 13 Jake LaMotta KO 15 Laurent Dauthuille World Detroit, Michigan, USA
1950 Oct 26 Sugar Ray Robinson KO 12 Carl (Bobo) Olson World (PE) Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
1951 Feb 14 Sugar Ray Robinson TKO 13 Jake LaMotta World Chicago, Illinois, USA
1951 Jul 10 Randy Turpin PTS 15 Sugar Ray Robinson World Kensington, London, UK
1951 Sep 12 Sugar Ray Robinson TKO 10 Randy Turpin World New York, New York, USA
1952 Mar 13 Sugar Ray Robinson UD 15 Carl (Bobo) Olson World San Francisco, California, USA
1952 Apr 16 Sugar Ray Robinson KO 3 Rocky Graziano World Chicago, Illinois, USA
1953 Oct 21 Carl (Bobo) Olson UD 15 Randy Turpin Vacant World New York, New York, USA
1954 Apr 2 Carl (Bobo) Olson MD 15 Kid Gavilan World Chicago, Illinois, USA
1954 Aug 20 Carl (Bobo) Olson UD 15 Rocky Castellani World San Francisco, California, USA
1954 Dec 15 Carl (Bobo) Olson TKO 11 Pierre Langlois World San Francisco, California, USA
1955 Dec 9 Sugar Ray Robinson KO 2 Carl (Bobo) Olson World Chicago, Illinois, USA
1956 May 18 Sugar Ray Robinson KO 4 Carl (Bobo) Olson World Los Angeles, California, USA
1957 Jan 2 Gene Fullmer UD 15 Sugar Ray Robinson World New York, New York, USA
1957 May 1 Sugar Ray Robinson KO 5 Gene Fullmer World/NBA Chicago, Illinois, USA
1957 Sep 23 Carmen Basilio SD 15 Sugar Ray Robinson World Bronx, New York, USA
1958 Mar 25 Sugar Ray Robinson SD 15 Carmen Basilio World Chicago, Illinois, USA
1959 Aug 28 Gene Fullmer TKO 14 Carmen Basilio Vacant NBA San Francisco, California, USA
1959 Dec 4 Gene Fullmer UD 15 Spider Webb NBA Logan, Utah, USA
1960 Jan 22 Paul Pender SD 15 Sugar Ray Robinson World Boston, Massachusetts, USA
1960 Apr 20 Gene Fullmer PTS 15 Joey Giardello NBA Bozeman, Montana, USA
1960 Jun 10 Paul Pender SD 15 Sugar Ray Robinson World Boston, Massachusetts, USA
1960 Jun 29 Gene Fullmer TKO 12 Carmen Basilio NBA Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
1960 Dec 3 Gene Fullmer PTS 15 Sugar Ray Robinson NBA Los Angeles, California, USA
1961 Jan 14 Paul Pender TKO 7 Terry Downes World Boston, Massachusetts, USA
1961 Mar 4 Gene Fullmer UD 15 Sugar Ray Robinson NBA Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
1961 Apr 22 Paul Pender UD 15 Carmen Basilio World Boston, Massachusetts, USA
1961 Jul 11 Terry Downes TKO 10 Paul Pender World Wembley, London, UK
1961 Aug 5 Gene Fullmer SD 15 Florentino Fernandez NBA Ogden, Utah, USA
1961 Dec 9 Gene Fullmer KO 10 Benny Paret NBA Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
1962 Apr 7 Paul Pender UD 15 Terry Downes World Boston, Massachusetts, USA
1977 Nov 26 Marvin Hagler KO 12 Mike Colbert Vacant World (MA) Boston, Massachusetts, USA

1 Bob Fitzsimmons vs. Jim Hall on March 8, 1893: "Billed as a World Middleweight title fight both men weighed in well above the limit"

2 Charles 'Kid' McCoy vs. Tommy Ryan on March 2, 1896: "McCoy claimed the World Middleweight title at 154lbs"

3 Charles 'Kid' McCoy vs. Mysterious Billy Smith on May 18, 1896: "... It had been reported that McCoy would claim the "middleweight championship" if he won. The Los Angeles Times"

4 Charles 'Kid' McCoy vs. Dan Creedon on December 17, 1897: "Billed as World Middleweight Title - American Version"

5 Tommy Ryan vs. Bill Heffernan on December 20, 1897: "Billed World 150 lbs Middleweight Title"

6 Tommy Ryan vs. George Green on February 25, 1898: "Ryan defends his World Middleweight title claim."

7 Tommy Ryan vs. Tommy West on June 13, 1898: "Although listed in Ring Record Books as a title fight, the agreement was a catchweight contest with both men above the then welter limit (142lbs). In reality it was a defence by Ryan of his World Middleweight Title claim. New York Journal gave Ryan's weight as 142lb."

8 Tommy Ryan vs. Jack Bonner on October 24, 1898: "Generally accepted as being for the undiputed title"

9 Tommy Ryan vs. Charley Johnson on March 1, 1899: "Bout fought at 150lbs and should be considered a defense of Ryan's claim to the middleweight championship."

10 Tommy Ryan vs. Jack Moffat on August 31, 1899: "Billed as a World Welterweight title fight but with both men above welter it was in fact for Ryan's middleweight title"

11 Tommy Ryan vs. Johnny Gorman on June 24, 1902: "Although billed as a catchweight bout with both men scaling inside 158lbs Ryan's title was at stake"

12 Philadelphia Jack O'Brien vs. Jack "Twin' Sullivan on December 22, 1903: "For World Middleweight title claim (158lbs)"

13 Philadelphia Jack O'Brien vs. different opponents on different dates in 1904/05: "For O'Brien's World Middleweight title claim at 158lbs"

14 Tommy Burns vs. Jack "Twin' Sullivan on March 7, 1905: "Was billed as for the middleweight championship of the world."

15 Hugo Kelly vs. Philadelphia Jack O'Brien on April 25, 1905: "Kelly takes over O'Brien's World Middleweight title claim at 158lbs"

16 Hugo Kelly vs. different opponents on different dates in 1905/06: "For Kelly's World Middleweight title claim at 158lbs"

17 Jack "Twin' Sullivan vs. Tommy Burns on October 17, 1905: "Sullivan claims World Middleweight title"

18 Hugo Kelly vs. Jack "Twin' Sullivan on different dates in 1906/07: "Kelly and Sullivan were the leading contenders for the World Middleweight title given up by Tommy Ryan "

19 Stanley Ketchel vs. Joe Thomas on December 12, 1907: "Ketchell claims World Middleweight title"

20 Stanley Ketchel vs. different opponents on different dates in 1908: "Ketchell defended his claim as World Middleweight champion"

21 Billy Papke vs. Willie Lewis on March 19, 1910: "Thinking Stanley Ketchel had relinquished the middleweight title, Papke claimed it after his victory."

22 Billy Papke vs. Cyclone Johnny Thompson on February 11, 1911: "Thompson claimed World Middleweight Title"

23 Harry Lewis vs. Blink McCloskey on February 22, 1911: "Lewis claims World Middleweight title"

24 Harry Lewis vs. Leo Houck on May 3, 1911: "Lewis loses his claim as World Middleweight champion"

25 Billy Papke vs. Jimmy Sullivan on June 8, 1911: "Billed for British version of World Middleweight title"

26 Cyclone Johnny Thompson vs. Frank Klaus on August 17, 1911: "Thompson was claiming the World Middleweight title"

27 Billy Papke vs. different opponents on different dates in 1911/12: "Papke defended his claim as World Middleweight champion"

28 Leo Houck vs. Jack Dillon on January 1, 1912: "Dillon claims World Middleweight title"

29 Billy Papke vs. Frank Mantell on February 22, 1912: "Mantell claimed the World Middleweight title. Papke continued to claim the title because he failed to make the weight for Mantell."

30 Frank Klaus vs. Sailor Ed Petroskey on February 22, 1912: "Klaus claimed World Middleweight title."

31 Georges Carpentier vs. Jimmy Sullivan on February 29, 1912: "Carpentier claims World Middleweight title"

32 Frank Klaus vs. Jack Dillon on March 23, 1912: "Klaus defended his claim as World Middleweight champion. Dillon loses his claim."

33 Frank Mantell vs. Jack Herrick on March 30, 1912: "Mantell defended his claim as World Middleweight champion"

34 Georges Carpentier vs. different opponents on different dates in 1912: "Carpentier defended his claim as World Middleweight champion"

35 Frank Klaus vs. Georges Carpentier on June 24, 1912: "Klaus defended his claim as World Middleweight champion while Carpentier lost his claim"

36 Eddie McGoorty vs. different opponents on different dates in 1912: "McGoorty claims World Middleweight title"

37 Eddie McGoorty vs. Mike Gibbons on December 4, 1912: "McGoorty defends his World Middleweight title claim"

38 Eddie McGoorty vs. Jimmy Clabby on June 13, 1913: "McGoorty loses his World Middleweight title claim"

39 Jeff Smith vs. Georges Bernard on November 15, 1913: "Billed for the World Middleweight title at 160lbs"

40 George Chip vs. Frank Klaus on December 23, 1913: "This bout should not be considered a middleweight title fight because it was fought at catchweights. Both men weighed close to 160lbs at 3 o'clock."

41 George Chip vs. Al McCoy on April 7, 1914: "Chip's title was "at risk" because McCoy was below the middleweight limit (although Chip was not). Actually, McCoy never was widely recognized as world champion at the time, judging from newspaper coverage and comment in New York, Pittsburgh, Boston, and other cities."

42 Young Ahearn vs. Mike Gibbons on January 18, 1916: "Ahearn's World Middleweight title claim was at stake"

43 Mike Gibbons vs. different opponents on different dates in 1916/17: "Gibbons' World Middleweight title claim was at stake"

44 Johnny Wilson vs. Bryan Downey on July 27, 1921: "... The referee disqualifies Downey, but the Cleveland and Ohio commissions disagree with the result and recognize Downey as winning by 7th round kayo. Downey is recognized as Middleweight champion in Ohio from this point."

45 Jock Malone vs. Mike O'Dowd on March 16, 1923: "Malone recognized as champion in Ohio & several other states; query whether O'Dowd still recognized by NYSAC. In May 1923 the NYSAC re-instated Johnny Wilson as their champion"

46 Gorilla Jones vs. Tiger Thomas on August 25, 1931: "Sometimes recorded as a World Middleweight Title bout. It was only a first round eliminator of the NBA Middleweight Tournament."

47 Marcel Thil vs. Fred Apostoli on September 23, 1937: "... Under compulsion of the NYSAC, both boxers had to sign an agreement stipulating that no title was at stake, as the Commission recognized Freddie Steele as champion ..."

48 Ceferino Garcia vs. Henry Armstrong on March 1, 1940: "Billed as a World Middleweight Title fight recognized only by California."

Possible further claims:

Some boxers won possible world middleweight title fights (see above) but have not been included in the world middleweight champions category:

--Emaster 18:01, 4 February 2010 (UTC)