Micky Ward vs. Emanuel Burton
2001-07-13 : Micky Ward 141 lbs beat Emanuel Augustus 140½ lbs by UD in round 10 of 10
- Location: Hampton Beach Casino, Hampton Beach, New Hampshire, USA
- Referee: Steve Smoger
- Judge: Mike Nolan 98-90
- Judge: Jim Fagin 96-91
- Judge: John Stevens 96-94
---2001 Ring Magazine Fight of the Year ---
- ESPN reported the blows as Augustus 421/918 46%; Ward 320/1182 27%. Augustus led in power blows 386 to 314.
- Commentator Teddy Atlas called it a draw.
- Burton was down in Round 9, from a left hook to the body. Ward hit him while down with a right to the head.