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* [[Pernell Whitaker vs. Oscar De La Hoya]] for the WBC Welterweight Title
 
* [[Pernell Whitaker vs. Oscar De La Hoya]] for the WBC Welterweight Title
 
* [[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.''
 
* [[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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* [[Oscar De La Hoya vs. Miguel Angel Gonzalez]] for the WBC Light Welterweight Title
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'''1996'''
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* [[Michael Moorer vs. Francois Botha]] for the IBF Heavyweight Title
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* [[Frank Bruno vs. Mike Tyson (2nd meeting)]] for the WBC Heavyweight Title
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* [[Tommy Morrison vs. Lennox Lewis]] for the [[IBC]] Heavyweight Title
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'''1995'''
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* [[James Toney vs. Ernest Mateen]] for the [[WBU]] Light Heavyweight Title - ''Mateen was disqualified for repeated fouls''
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* [[Mike Tyson vs. Peter McNeeley]] - ''Was Tyson's return bout after serving a four-year prison sentence. McNeeley was disqualified when his corner entered the ring''
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'''1994'''
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* [[Julio Cesar Chavez vs. Meldrick Taylor (2nd meeting)]] for the WBC Light Welterweight Title
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* [[Evander Holyfield vs. Michael Moorer (1st meeting)]] for the WBA and IBF Heavyweight Titles
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'''1993'''
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* [[Riddick Bowe vs. Evander Holyfield (2nd meeting)]] for the WBA and IBF Heavyweight Titles - ''Fight was suspended for 21 minutes during the 7th round, when a prank parachutist (James Miller) with a large fan strapped to his back crashed onto the ring apron.''
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* [[Tommy Morrison vs. George Foreman]] for the WBO Heavyweight Title
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* [[Julian Jackson vs. Gerald McClellan (1st meeting)]] for the WBC Middleweight Title - ''[[The Ring Magazine]] Knockout of the Year''
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* [[Michael Carbajal vs. Humberto Gonzalez (1st meeting)]] for the WBC and IBF Light Flyweight Titles - ''The Ring Magazine Fight of the Year''
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'''1992'''
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* [[Evander Holyfield vs. Larry Holmes]] for the WBC, WBA and IBF Heavyweight Titles
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* [[Terry Norris vs. Meldrick Taylor]] for the WBC Super Welterweight Titles
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* [[Greg Haugen vs. Ray Mancini]] for the [[NABF]] Light Welterweight Title
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* [[Thomas Hearns vs. Iran Barkley (2nd meeting)]] for the WBA World Light Heavyweight Title
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'''1991'''
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* [[Evander Holyfield vs. Bert Cooper]] for the WBA and IBF Heavyweight Titles
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* [[Mike Tyson vs. Donovan Ruddock (2nd meeting)]]
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* [[Virgil Hill vs. Thomas Hearns]] for the WBA World Light Heavyweight Title
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'''1990'''
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* [[James (Buster) Douglas vs. Evander Holyfield]] for the WBC, WBA and IBF Heavyweight Titles
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* [[Pernell Whitaker vs. Azumah Nelson]] for the WBC and IBF Lightweight Titles
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'''1989'''
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* [[Hector Camacho vs. Ray Mancini]] for the WBO Light Welterweight Title
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Revision as of 23:06, 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

1996

1995

1994

1993

1992

1991

1990

1989