Mills Lane

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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]
 
* 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]
  
== Notable Bouts ==
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==Notable Bouts==
 
'''1998'''
 
'''1998'''
 
* [[Thomas Hearns vs. Jay Snyder]] - ''The final bout of Lane's career''
 
* [[Thomas Hearns vs. Jay Snyder]] - ''The final bout of Lane's career''
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* [[Michael Moorer vs. Francois Botha]] for the IBF Heavyweight Title
 
* [[Michael Moorer vs. Francois Botha]] for the IBF Heavyweight Title
 
* [[Frank Bruno vs. Mike Tyson (2nd meeting)]] for the WBC Heavyweight Title
 
* [[Frank Bruno vs. Mike Tyson (2nd meeting)]] for the WBC Heavyweight Title
* [[Tommy Morrison vs. Lennox Lewis]] for the [[IBC]] Heavyweight Title
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* [[Tommy Morrison vs. Lennox Lewis]] for the [[IBC (Sanctioning Body)|IBC]] Heavyweight Title
 
'''1995'''
 
'''1995'''
 
* [[James Toney vs. Ernest Mateen]] for the [[WBU]] Light Heavyweight Title - ''Mateen was disqualified for repeated fouls''
 
* [[James Toney vs. Ernest Mateen]] for the [[WBU]] Light Heavyweight Title - ''Mateen was disqualified for repeated fouls''
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* [[Marlon Starling vs. Mark Breland (2nd meeting)]] for the WBA World Welterweight Title - ''Bout ended in a draw''
 
* [[Marlon Starling vs. Mark Breland (2nd meeting)]] for the WBA World Welterweight Title - ''Bout ended in a draw''
 
* [[Evander Holyfield vs. Carlos De Leon]] for the WBA, WBC and IBF Cruiserweight Titles - ''Following the bout, Holyfield moved up to the heavyweight division''
 
* [[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 22:48, 12 July 2012

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World Boxing Hall of Fame Inductee

Name: Mills Lane
Born: 1936-11-12
Birthplace: Georgia, USA
Nationality: US American
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

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