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== Referee ==
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[[Image:Lane.Mills.jpg|left|thumb|300px]]
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[[File:WBHF Logo.jpg|right|thumb|200px|World Boxing Hall of Fame Inductee]]
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'''Officiating Record:''' [http://www.boxrec.com/list_bouts.php?human_id=401028&cat=referee Referee]<br>
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'''[[:Category:Mills Lane Gallery|Mills Lane Gallery]]'''<br>
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1997 winner of the [[Boxing Writers' Association of America James J. Walker Award]].
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*Famous for his trademark phrase, "Let's get it on!"
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*1960 NCAA Welterweight Champion at the University of Nevada at Reno. Compiled an amateur record of 45-4.
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*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.
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*1997 winner of the [[James J. Walker Memorial Award]]
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*Served as referee for over 100 World Title fights
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*Inducted into the [[World Boxing Hall of Fame]], "Expanded Category" (Referees & Judges & Timekeepers)
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* 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]
  
[[Category:Referees|Lane, Mills]]
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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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'''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 (Sanctioning Body)|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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'''1988'''
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* [[Marlon Starling vs. Mark Breland (2nd meeting)]] for the WBA World Welterweight Title - ''Bout ended in a draw''
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* [[Evander Holyfield vs. Carlos De Leon]] for the WBA, WBC and IBF Cruiserweight Titles - ''Following the bout, Holyfield moved up to the heavyweight division''
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'''1987'''
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* [[Thomas Hearns vs. Juan Domingo Roldan]] for the WBC Middleweight Title - ''Hearns made history winning his fourth world title in four different weight divisions''
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* [[Mike Tyson vs. Tony Tucker]] for the WBC, WBA and IBF Heavyweight Titles - ''With the win, Tyson became the undisputed heavyweight champion.''
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* [[Larry Holmes vs. Michael Spinks (2nd meeting)]] for the IBF Heavyweight Title
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*[[Mike Tyson vs. James (Bonecrusher) Smith]] for the WBC and WBA Heavyweight Titles. S''mith was deducted two points in the bout for excessive clinching.''
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* [[Marvin Hagler vs. John Mugabi]] for the WBC, WBA and IBF Middleweight Titles
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'''1986'''
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* [[Trevor Berbick vs. Mike Tyson]] for the WBC heavyweight Title - ''At age 20, Tyson became the youngest world heavyweight champion ever''
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'''1985'''
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* [[Livingstone Bramble vs. Ray Mancini (2nd meeting)]] for the WBA Lightweight Title
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'''1982'''
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* [[Larry Holmes vs. Gerry Cooney]] for the WBC Heavyweight Title
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'''1978'''
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* [[Ken Norton vs. Larry Holmes]] for the WBC Heavyweight Title
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'''1972'''
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* [[Muhammad Ali vs. Bob Foster]] for the NABF Heavyweight Title
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Revision as of 03:48, 13 July 2012

Lane.Mills.jpg
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

1988

1987

1986

1985

1982

1978

1972