Mills Lane

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Mills Lane
  • Mills Lane was born November 12, 1936
  • Served as referee for over 100 World Title fights
  • Famous for his trademark phrase, "Let's get it on!"
  • 1997 winner of the James J. Walker Memorial Award
  • 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.
  • NCAA Welterweight Champion at the University of Nevada at Reno. Compiled an amateur record of 45-4.
  • Had a short career as a professional boxer: Fight Record
  • Officiating Record
  • Inducted into the World Boxing Hall of Fame, "Expanded Category" (Referees & Judges & Timekeepers)
Mills Lane checking the ear of Evander Holyfield after it was bitten by Mike Tyson(AP photo/Mark Terrill)