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*Inducted into the [[World Boxing Hall of Fame]], "Expanded Category" (Referees & Judges & Timekeepers)
 
*Inducted into the [[World Boxing Hall of Fame]], "Expanded Category" (Referees & Judges & Timekeepers)
 
* In 2002, Lane suffered a stroke that left his right side paralyzed and made him virtually unable to speak. [http://www.lvrj.com/news/34166084.html]
 
* In 2002, Lane suffered a stroke that left his right side paralyzed and made him virtually unable to speak. [http://www.lvrj.com/news/34166084.html]
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== Notable Bouts ==
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'''1998'''
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* [[Thomas Hearns vs. Jay Snyder]] - ''The final bout of Lane's career''
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* [[Bernard Hopkins vs. Robert Allen (1st meeting)]] for the [[IBF]] Middleweight Title  - ''Was ruled a no contest after Hopkins fell out of the ring as Lane attempted to separate the two fighters.''
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'''1997'''
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* [[Lennox Lewis vs. Henry Akinwande]] for the [[WBC]] Heavyweight Title - ''Akinwande was disqualified for repeated holding.''
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* [[Evander Holyfield vs. Mike Tyson (2nd meeting)]] for the [[WBA]] Heavyweight Title - ''Tyson was disqualified for twice biting the ear of Holyfield.''
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* [[Junior Jones vs. Marco Antonio Barrera (2nd meeting)]] for the [[WBO]] Super Bantamweight Title
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* [[Pernell Whitaker vs. Oscar De La Hoya]] for the WBC Welterweight Title
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* [[Lennox Lewis vs. Oliver McCall (2nd meeting)]] for the WBC Heavyweight Title - ''The bout was stopped as a distraught McCall refused to fight and began crying in the ring.''
 
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Revision as of 13:52, 7 May 2011

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World Boxing Hall of Fame Inductee

Name: Mills Lane
Born: 1936-11-12
Birthplace: Georgia, USA
Hometown: Reno, Nevada, USA
Stance: Southpaw
Boxing Record: click
Judging Record: click
Refereeing Record: click
Promoting Record: click

Officiating Record: Referee
Mills Lane Gallery

  • Famous for his trademark phrase, "Let's get it on!"
  • 1960 NCAA Welterweight Champion at the University of Nevada at Reno. Compiled an amateur record of 45-4.
  • Served as Chief Deputy Sheriff and District Attorney for Nevada's Washoe County, and was twice elected District Court Judge there before retiring in 1998.
  • 1997 winner of the James J. Walker Memorial Award
  • Served as referee for over 100 World Title fights
  • Inducted into the World Boxing Hall of Fame, "Expanded Category" (Referees & Judges & Timekeepers)
  • In 2002, Lane suffered a stroke that left his right side paralyzed and made him virtually unable to speak. [1]

Notable Bouts

1998

1997