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!style="background:#efefef;" | <center>Heavyweights<br>[[Ring_Magazine:_March_1975|March 1975 Issue]]</center>
 
!style="background:#efefef;" | <center>Heavyweights<br>[[Ring_Magazine:_May_1994|May 1994 Issue]]</center>  
 
!style="background:#efefef;" | <center>Heavyweights<br>[[Ring_Magazine:_May_1994|May 1994 Issue]]</center>  
 
|-valign="top"  
 
|-valign="top"  
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|
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# [[Joe Louis]]
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# [[Jack Dempsey]]
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# [[Jim Jeffries]]
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# [[Jack Johnson]]
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# [[Rocky Marciano]]
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# [[Gene Tunney]]
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# [[Bob Fitzsimmons]]
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# [[Jim Corbett]]
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# [[Muhammad Ali]]
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# [[Joe Frazier]]
 
|  
 
|  
 
# [[Muhammad Ali]]
 
# [[Muhammad Ali]]
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# [[Rocky Marciano]]
 
# [[Rocky Marciano]]
 
# [[Jack Dempsey]]
 
# [[Jack Dempsey]]
|-valign="top"
 
 
|}  
 
|}  
  
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# [[Ossie Ocasio]]
 
# [[Ossie Ocasio]]
 
# [[Orlin Norris]]
 
# [[Orlin Norris]]
|-valign="top"
 
 
|}
 
|}
 
   
 
   
 
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{| border="1" cellpadding="2"  
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!style="background:#efefef;" | <center>Lt Heavyweights<br>[[Ring_Magazine:_March_1975|March 1975 Issue]]</center>
 
!style="background:#efefef;" | <center>Lt Heavyweights<br>[[Ring_Magazine:_May_1994|May 1994 Issue]]</center>  
 
!style="background:#efefef;" | <center>Lt Heavyweights<br>[[Ring_Magazine:_May_1994|May 1994 Issue]]</center>  
 
!style="background:#efefef;" | <center>Lt Heavyweights<br>[[Ring_Magazine:_September_2002|September 2002 Issue]]</center>
 
!style="background:#efefef;" | <center>Lt Heavyweights<br>[[Ring_Magazine:_September_2002|September 2002 Issue]]</center>
 
|-valign="top"
 
|-valign="top"
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|
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# [[Philadelphia Jack O'Brien]]
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# [[Archie Moore]]
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# [[Jack Dillon]]
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# [[Bob Foster]]
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# [[Sam Langford]]
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# [[Tommy Loughran]]
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# [[Paul Berlenbach]]
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# [[Billy Conn]]
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# [[Kid McCoy]]
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# [[Jack Delaney]]
 
|  
 
|  
 
# [[Ezzard Charles]]
 
# [[Ezzard Charles]]
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# [[Virgil Hill]]
 
# [[Virgil Hill]]
 
# [[Marvin Johnson]]
 
# [[Marvin Johnson]]
|-valign="top"
 
 
|}  
 
|}  
  
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# [[James Toney]]
 
# [[James Toney]]
 
# [[Michael Nunn]]
 
# [[Michael Nunn]]
|-valign="top"
 
 
|}
 
|}
  
 
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!style="background:#efefef;" | <center>Middleweights<br>[[Ring_Magazine:_March_1975|March 1975 Issue]]</center>
 
!style="background:#efefef;" | <center>Middleweights<br>[[Ring_Magazine:_May_1994|May 1994 Issue]]</center>  
 
!style="background:#efefef;" | <center>Middleweights<br>[[Ring_Magazine:_May_1994|May 1994 Issue]]</center>  
 
!style="background:#efefef;" | <center>Middleweights<br>[[Ring_Magazine:_January_2001|January 2001 Issue]]</center>  
 
!style="background:#efefef;" | <center>Middleweights<br>[[Ring_Magazine:_January_2001|January 2001 Issue]]</center>  
 
!style="background:#efefef;" | <center>Middleweights<br>[[Ring Yearbook: 2004 Edition|2004 Ring Yearbook]]</center>  
 
!style="background:#efefef;" | <center>Middleweights<br>[[Ring Yearbook: 2004 Edition|2004 Ring Yearbook]]</center>  
 
|-valign="top"  
 
|-valign="top"  
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|
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# [[Stanley Ketchel]]
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# [[Sugar Ray Robinson]]
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# [[Harry Greb]]
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# [[Mickey Walker]]
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# [[Billy Papke]]
 +
# [[Tony Zale]]
 +
# [[Dick Tiger]]
 +
# [[Tommy Ryan]]
 +
# [[Emile Griffith]]
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# [[Les Darcy]]
 
|  
 
|  
 
# [[Sugar Ray Robinson]]
 
# [[Sugar Ray Robinson]]
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# [[Gene Fullmer]]
 
# [[Gene Fullmer]]
 
# [[Bernard Hopkins]]
 
# [[Bernard Hopkins]]
# [[Rodrigo Valdez | Rodrigo Valdes]]
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# [[Rodrigo Valdez]]
 
# [[Bob Fitzsimmons]]
 
# [[Bob Fitzsimmons]]
 
# [[Tommy Ryan]]
 
# [[Tommy Ryan]]
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# [[Dick Tiger]]
 
# [[Dick Tiger]]
 
# [[Gene Fullmer]]
 
# [[Gene Fullmer]]
# [[Rodrigo Valdez | Rodrigo Valdes]]
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# [[Rodrigo Valdez]]
 
# [[Bob Fitzsimmons]]
 
# [[Bob Fitzsimmons]]
 
# [[Tommy Ryan]]
 
# [[Tommy Ryan]]
 
# [[Joey Giardello]]
 
# [[Joey Giardello]]
 
# [[Nonpareil Jack Dempsey]]
 
# [[Nonpareil Jack Dempsey]]
|-valign="top"
 
 
|}  
 
|}  
  
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# [[Wilfred Benitez]]
 
# [[Wilfred Benitez]]
 
# [[Julian Jackson]]
 
# [[Julian Jackson]]
|-valign="top"
 
 
|}  
 
|}  
  
 
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{| border="1" cellpadding="2"  
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!style="background:#efefef;" | <center>Welterweights<br>[[Ring_Magazine:_March_1975|March 1975 Issue]]</center>
 
!style="background:#efefef;" | <center>Welterweights<br>[[Ring_Magazine:_May_1994|May 1994 Issue]]</center>  
 
!style="background:#efefef;" | <center>Welterweights<br>[[Ring_Magazine:_May_1994|May 1994 Issue]]</center>  
 
|-valign="top"  
 
|-valign="top"  
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|
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# [[Joe Walcott]]
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# [[Henry Armstrong]]
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# [[Barney Ross]]
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# [[Ted (Kid) Lewis]]
 +
# [[Jimmy McLarnin]]
 +
# [[Jack Britton]]
 +
# [[Kid McCoy]]
 +
# [[Kid Gavilan]]
 +
# [[Jose Napoles]]
 +
# [[Dixie Kid]]
 
|  
 
|  
 
# [[Henry Armstrong]]
 
# [[Henry Armstrong]]
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# [[Barney Ross]]
 
# [[Barney Ross]]
 
# [[Jimmy McLarnin]]
 
# [[Jimmy McLarnin]]
|-valign="top"
 
 
|}  
 
|}  
  
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# [[Antonio Cervantes]]
 
# [[Antonio Cervantes]]
 
# [[Jackie (Kid) Berg]]
 
# [[Jackie (Kid) Berg]]
|-valign="top"
 
 
|}
 
|}
  
 
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!style="background:#efefef;" | <center>Lightweights<br>[[Ring_Magazine:_March_1975|March 1975 Issue]]</center>
 
!style="background:#efefef;" | <center>Lightweights<br>[[Ring_Magazine:_May_1994|May 1994 Issue]]</center>  
 
!style="background:#efefef;" | <center>Lightweights<br>[[Ring_Magazine:_May_1994|May 1994 Issue]]</center>  
 
!style="background:#efefef;" | <center>Lightweights<br>[[Ring_Magazine:_September_2001|September 2001 Issue]]</center>  
 
!style="background:#efefef;" | <center>Lightweights<br>[[Ring_Magazine:_September_2001|September 2001 Issue]]</center>  
 
|-valign="top"  
 
|-valign="top"  
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|
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# [[Benny Leonard]]
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# [[Joe Gans]]
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# [[Battling Nelson]]
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# [[Tony Canzoneri]]
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# [[Jack McAuliffe]]
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# [[Freddie Welsh]]
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# [[Ad Wolgast]]
 +
# [[Kid Lavigne]]
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# [[Joe Brown]]
 +
# [[Carlos Ortiz]]
 
|  
 
|  
 
# [[Roberto Duran]]
 
# [[Roberto Duran]]
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# [[Ad Wolgast]]
 
# [[Ad Wolgast]]
 
# [[Oscar De La Hoya]]
 
# [[Oscar De La Hoya]]
|-valign="top"
 
 
|}  
 
|}  
  
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# [[Flash Elorde]]
 
# [[Flash Elorde]]
 
# [[Alfredo Escalera]]
 
# [[Alfredo Escalera]]
|-valign="top"
 
 
|}  
 
|}  
  
 
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!style="background:#efefef;" | <center>Featherweights<br>[[Ring_Magazine:_March_1975|March 1975 Issue]]</center>
 
!style="background:#efefef;" | <center>Featherweights<br>[[Ring_Magazine:_May_1994|May 1994 Issue]]</center>  
 
!style="background:#efefef;" | <center>Featherweights<br>[[Ring_Magazine:_May_1994|May 1994 Issue]]</center>  
 
!style="background:#efefef;" | <center>Featherweights<br>[[Ring_Magazine:_January_2002|January 2002 Issue]]</center>
 
!style="background:#efefef;" | <center>Featherweights<br>[[Ring_Magazine:_January_2002|January 2002 Issue]]</center>
 
|-valign="top"  
 
|-valign="top"  
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|
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# [[Terry McGovern]]
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# [[Abe Attell]]
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# [[Willie Pep]]
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# [[Jem Driscoll]]
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# [[Kid Chocolate]]
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# [[Johnny Dundee]]
 +
# [[Johnny Kilbane]]
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# [[Sandy Saddler]]
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# [[George Dixon]]
 +
# [[Young Griffo]]
 
|  
 
|  
 
# [[Willie Pep]]
 
# [[Willie Pep]]
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# [[Abe Attell]]
 
# [[Abe Attell]]
 
# [[Baby Arizmendi]]
 
# [[Baby Arizmendi]]
|-valign="top"
 
 
|}  
 
|}  
  
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# [[Wilfredo Gomez]]
 
# [[Wilfredo Gomez]]
 
# [[Jeff Fenech]]
 
# [[Jeff Fenech]]
# [[Sergio Victor Palma | Sergio Palma]]
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# [[Sergio Victor Palma]]
 
# [[Kennedy McKinney]]
 
# [[Kennedy McKinney]]
 
# [[Victor Callejas]]
 
# [[Victor Callejas]]
|-valign="top"
 
 
|}  
 
|}  
  
 
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!style="background:#efefef;" | <center>Bantamweights<br>[[Ring_Magazine:_March_1975|March 1975 Issue]]</center>
 
!style="background:#efefef;" | <center>Bamtamweights<br>[[Ring_Magazine:_May_1994|May 1994 Issue]]</center>  
 
!style="background:#efefef;" | <center>Bamtamweights<br>[[Ring_Magazine:_May_1994|May 1994 Issue]]</center>  
 
|-valign="top"  
 
|-valign="top"  
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|
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# [[Pete (Kid) Herman]]
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# [[Panama Al Brown]]
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# [[Johnny Coulon]]
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# [[Eder Jofre]]
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# [[Kid Williams]]
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# [[Joe Lynch]]
 +
# [[Sixto Escobar]]
 +
# [[George Dixon]]
 +
# [[Fighting Harada]]
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# [[Harry Harris]]
 
|  
 
|  
 
# [[Carlos Zarate]]
 
# [[Carlos Zarate]]
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# [[Manuel Ortiz]]
 
# [[Manuel Ortiz]]
 
# [[Panama Al Brown]]
 
# [[Panama Al Brown]]
|-valign="top"
 
 
|}  
 
|}  
  
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# [[Sung Kil Moon]]
 
# [[Sung Kil Moon]]
 
# [[Rafael Orono]]
 
# [[Rafael Orono]]
|-valign="top"
 
 
|}  
 
|}  
  
 
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!style="background:#efefef;" | <center>Flyweights<br>[[Ring_Magazine:_March_1975|March 1975 Issue]]</center>
 
!style="background:#efefef;" | <center>Flyweights<br>[[Ring_Magazine:_May_1994|May 1994 Issue]]</center>  
 
!style="background:#efefef;" | <center>Flyweights<br>[[Ring_Magazine:_May_1994|May 1994 Issue]]</center>  
 
|-valign="top"  
 
|-valign="top"  
 
|  
 
|  
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# [[Jimmy Wilde]]
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# [[Pancho Villa]]
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# [[Frankie Genaro]]
 +
# [[Benny Lynch]]
 +
# [[Fidel LaBarba]]
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# [[Pascual Perez]]
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# [[Terry Allen]]
 +
# [[Peter Kane]]
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# [[Midget Wolgast]]
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# [[Johnny Buff]]
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# [[Jimmy Wilde]]
 
# [[Jimmy Wilde]]
 
# [[Miguel Canto]]
 
# [[Miguel Canto]]
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# [[Frankie Genaro]]
 
# [[Frankie Genaro]]
 
# [[Benny Lynch]]
 
# [[Benny Lynch]]
|-valign="top"
 
 
|}  
 
|}  
  
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# [[Myung Woo Yuh]]
 
# [[Myung Woo Yuh]]
 
# [[Hilario Zapata]]
 
# [[Hilario Zapata]]
|-valign="top"
 
 
|}
 
|}
  
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# [[Chana Porpaoin]]
 
# [[Chana Porpaoin]]
 
# [[Hiroki Ioka]]
 
# [[Hiroki Ioka]]
|-valign="top"
 
 
|}
 
|}

Revision as of 18:47, 21 April 2007

As selected by The Ring magazine in various years.

Heavyweights
March 1975 Issue
Heavyweights
May 1994 Issue
  1. Joe Louis
  2. Jack Dempsey
  3. Jim Jeffries
  4. Jack Johnson
  5. Rocky Marciano
  6. Gene Tunney
  7. Bob Fitzsimmons
  8. Jim Corbett
  9. Muhammad Ali
  10. Joe Frazier
  1. Muhammad Ali
  2. Joe Louis
  3. Jack Johnson
  4. Rocky Marciano
  5. Jack Dempsey
Cruiserweights
May 1994 Issue
  1. Evander Holyfield
  2. Dwight Qawi
  3. Carlos DeLeon
  4. Ossie Ocasio
  5. Orlin Norris
Lt Heavyweights
March 1975 Issue
Lt Heavyweights
May 1994 Issue
Lt Heavyweights
September 2002 Issue
  1. Philadelphia Jack O'Brien
  2. Archie Moore
  3. Jack Dillon
  4. Bob Foster
  5. Sam Langford
  6. Tommy Loughran
  7. Paul Berlenbach
  8. Billy Conn
  9. Kid McCoy
  10. Jack Delaney
  1. Ezzard Charles
  2. Archie Moore
  3. Bob Foster
  4. Gene Tunney
  5. Tommy Loughran
  1. Ezzard Charles
  2. Archie Moore
  3. Michael Spinks
  4. Tommy Loughran
  5. Bob Foster
  6. Jimmy Bivins
  7. Harold Johnson
  8. Maxie Rosenbloom
  9. Billy Conn
  10. Matthew Saad Muhammad
  11. Victor Galindez
  12. Jack Dillon
  13. Battling Levinsky
  14. Joey Maxim
  15. Dwight Muhammad Qawi
  16. John Henry Johnson
  17. Bob Fitzsimmons
  18. Gene Tunney
  19. Virgil Hill
  20. Marvin Johnson
Super Middleweights
May 1994 Issue
  1. Chong Pal Park
  2. Sugar Ray Leonard
  3. Thomas Hearns
  4. James Toney
  5. Michael Nunn
Middleweights
March 1975 Issue
Middleweights
May 1994 Issue
Middleweights
January 2001 Issue
Middleweights
2004 Ring Yearbook
  1. Stanley Ketchel
  2. Sugar Ray Robinson
  3. Harry Greb
  4. Mickey Walker
  5. Billy Papke
  6. Tony Zale
  7. Dick Tiger
  8. Tommy Ryan
  9. Emile Griffith
  10. Les Darcy
  1. Sugar Ray Robinson
  2. Carlos Monzon
  3. Harry Greb
  4. Stanley Ketchel
  5. Marvin Hagler
  1. Harry Greb
  2. Sugar Ray Robinson
  3. Carlos Monzon
  4. Marvin Hagler
  5. Jake LaMotta
  6. Charley Burley
  7. Tiger Flowers
  8. Stanley Ketchel
  9. Mickey Walker
  10. Billy Conn
  11. Marcel Cerdan
  12. Tony Zale
  13. Emile Griffith
  14. Dick Tiger
  15. Gene Fullmer
  16. Bernard Hopkins
  17. Rodrigo Valdez
  18. Bob Fitzsimmons
  19. Tommy Ryan
  20. Joey Giardello
  1. Harry Greb
  2. Sugar Ray Robinson
  3. Carlos Monzon
  4. Marvin Hagler
  5. Jake LaMotta
  6. Charley Burley
  7. Tiger Flowers
  8. Stanley Ketchel
  9. Mickey Walker
  10. Billy Conn
  11. Marcel Cerdan
  12. Tony Zale
  13. Emile Griffith
  14. Dick Tiger
  15. Gene Fullmer
  16. Rodrigo Valdez
  17. Bob Fitzsimmons
  18. Tommy Ryan
  19. Joey Giardello
  20. Nonpareil Jack Dempsey
Jr Middleweights
May 1994 Issue
  1. Thomas Hearns
  2. Mike McCallum
  3. Koichi Wajima
  4. Wilfred Benitez
  5. Julian Jackson
Welterweights
March 1975 Issue
Welterweights
May 1994 Issue
  1. Joe Walcott
  2. Henry Armstrong
  3. Barney Ross
  4. Ted (Kid) Lewis
  5. Jimmy McLarnin
  6. Jack Britton
  7. Kid McCoy
  8. Kid Gavilan
  9. Jose Napoles
  10. Dixie Kid
  1. Henry Armstrong
  2. Sugar Ray Robinson
  3. Sugar Ray Leonard
  4. Barney Ross
  5. Jimmy McLarnin
Jr Welterweights
May 1994 Issue
  1. Julio Cesar Chavez
  2. Aaron Pryor
  3. Barney Ross
  4. Antonio Cervantes
  5. Jackie (Kid) Berg
Lightweights
March 1975 Issue
Lightweights
May 1994 Issue
Lightweights
September 2001 Issue
  1. Benny Leonard
  2. Joe Gans
  3. Battling Nelson
  4. Tony Canzoneri
  5. Jack McAuliffe
  6. Freddie Welsh
  7. Ad Wolgast
  8. Kid Lavigne
  9. Joe Brown
  10. Carlos Ortiz
  1. Roberto Duran
  2. Benny Leonard
  3. Joe Gans
  4. Tony Canzoneri
  5. Ike Williams
  1. Roberto Duran
  2. Benny Leonard
  3. Pernell Whitaker
  4. Joe Gans
  5. Ike Williams
  6. Joe Brown
  7. Carlos Ortiz
  8. Tony Canzoneri
  9. Bob Montgomery
  10. Beau Jack
  11. Lou Ambers
  12. Freddie Welsh
  13. Shane Mosley
  14. Henry Armstrong
  15. Esteban De Jesus
  16. Ken Buchanan
  17. Jack McAuliffe
  18. Ismael Laguna
  19. Ad Wolgast
  20. Oscar De La Hoya
Jr Lightweights
May 1994 Issue
  1. Alexis Arguello
  2. Julio Cesar Chavez
  3. Azumah Nelson
  4. Flash Elorde
  5. Alfredo Escalera
Featherweights
March 1975 Issue
Featherweights
May 1994 Issue
Featherweights
January 2002 Issue
  1. Terry McGovern
  2. Abe Attell
  3. Willie Pep
  4. Jem Driscoll
  5. Kid Chocolate
  6. Johnny Dundee
  7. Johnny Kilbane
  8. Sandy Saddler
  9. George Dixon
  10. Young Griffo
  1. Willie Pep
  2. Terry McGovern
  3. Abe Attell
  4. Sandy Saddler
  5. Salvador Sanchez
  1. Willie Pep
  2. Henry Armstrong
  3. Sandy Saddler
  4. Freddie Miller
  5. Kid Chocolate
  6. Johnny Kilbane
  7. Salvador Sanchez
  8. Alexis Arguello
  9. Eusebio Pedroza
  10. Johnny Dundee
  11. Terry McGovern
  12. George Dixon
  13. Vicente Saldivar
  14. Chalky Wright
  15. Azumah Nelson
  16. Petey Sarron
  17. Battling Battalino
  18. Jim Driscoll
  19. Abe Attell
  20. Baby Arizmendi
Jr Featherweights
May 1994 Issue
  1. Wilfredo Gomez
  2. Jeff Fenech
  3. Sergio Victor Palma
  4. Kennedy McKinney
  5. Victor Callejas
Bantamweights
March 1975 Issue
Bamtamweights
May 1994 Issue
  1. Pete (Kid) Herman
  2. Panama Al Brown
  3. Johnny Coulon
  4. Eder Jofre
  5. Kid Williams
  6. Joe Lynch
  7. Sixto Escobar
  8. George Dixon
  9. Fighting Harada
  10. Harry Harris
  1. Carlos Zarate
  2. Eder Jofre
  3. Ruben Olivares
  4. Manuel Ortiz
  5. Panama Al Brown
Jr Bantamweights
May 1994 Issue
  1. Khaosai Galaxy
  2. Gilberto Roman
  3. Jiro Watanabe
  4. Sung Kil Moon
  5. Rafael Orono
Flyweights
March 1975 Issue
Flyweights
May 1994 Issue
  1. Jimmy Wilde
  2. Pancho Villa
  3. Frankie Genaro
  4. Benny Lynch
  5. Fidel LaBarba
  6. Pascual Perez
  7. Terry Allen
  8. Peter Kane
  9. Midget Wolgast
  10. Johnny Buff
  1. Jimmy Wilde
  2. Miguel Canto
  3. Pascual Perez
  4. Frankie Genaro
  5. Benny Lynch
Jr Flyweights
May 1994 Issue
  1. Michael Carbajal
  2. Jung-Koo Chang
  3. Yoko Gushiken
  4. Myung Woo Yuh
  5. Hilario Zapata
Strawweights
May 1994 Issue
  1. Ricardo Lopez
  2. Phalan Lukmingkwan
  3. Bong Jun Kim
  4. Chana Porpaoin
  5. Hiroki Ioka