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!<center>Year</center>  
 
!<center>Year</center>  
 
!class="unsortable"| <center>Date</center>  
 
!class="unsortable"| <center>Date</center>  
!<center>Winner</center>
+
!<center>Boxer</center>
 
!<center>Result</center>
 
!<center>Result</center>
!<center>Loser</center>
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!<center>Boxer</center>
 
!<center>Division</center>
 
!<center>Division</center>
 
!<center>Location</center>
 
!<center>Location</center>
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|Mar 25
 
|Mar 25
 
|[[Michael Nunn]]
 
|[[Michael Nunn]]
|[[Michael Nunn vs. Sumbu Kalambay|KO 1]]
+
|style="background:lightgreen"|[[Michael Nunn vs. Sumbu Kalambay|KO 1]]
 
|[[Sumbu Kalambay]]
 
|[[Sumbu Kalambay]]
 
|Middleweight
 
|Middleweight
|Las Vegas, NV USA
+
|Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
 
|- align=center  
 
|- align=center  
 
|1990
 
|1990
 
|Mar 31
 
|Mar 31
 
|[[Terry Norris]]
 
|[[Terry Norris]]
|[[John Mugabi vs. Terry Norris|KO 1]]
+
|style="background:lightgreen"|[[John Mugabi vs. Terry Norris|KO 1]]
 
|[[John Mugabi]]
 
|[[John Mugabi]]
 
|Jr Middleweight
 
|Jr Middleweight
|Tampa, FL USA
+
|Tampa, Florida, USA
 
|- align=center  
 
|- align=center  
 
|1991
 
|1991
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|Dec 2
 
|Dec 2
 
|[[Kennedy McKinney]]
 
|[[Kennedy McKinney]]
|[[Welcome Ncita vs. Kennedy McKinney (1st meeting)|KO 11]]   
+
|style="background:lightgreen"|[[Welcome Ncita vs. Kennedy McKinney (1st meeting)|KO 11]]   
 
|[[Welcome Ncita]]
 
|[[Welcome Ncita]]
 
|Jr Featherweight
 
|Jr Featherweight
|Tortoli, SA Italy
+
|Tortoli, Sardegna, ITA
 
|- align=center  
 
|- align=center  
 
|1992
 
|1992
 
|Sep 9
 
|Sep 9
 
|[[Morris East]]
 
|[[Morris East]]
|[[Akinobu Hiranaka vs. Morris East|KO 11]]  
+
|style="background:lightgreen"|[[Akinobu Hiranaka vs. Morris East|KO 11]]  
 
|[[Akinobu Hiranaka]]
 
|[[Akinobu Hiranaka]]
 
|Jr Welterweight
 
|Jr Welterweight
|Tokyo, Japan
+
|Tokyo, JPN
 
|- align=center  
 
|- align=center  
 
|1993
 
|1993
 
|May 8
 
|May 8
 
|[[Gerald McClellan]]
 
|[[Gerald McClellan]]
|[[Julian Jackson vs. Gerald McClellan (1st meeting)|KO 5]]
+
|style="background:lightgreen"|[[Julian Jackson vs. Gerald McClellan (1st meeting)|KO 5]]
 
|[[Julian Jackson]]
 
|[[Julian Jackson]]
 
|Middleweight
 
|Middleweight
|Las Vegas, NV USA
+
|Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
 
|- align=center  
 
|- align=center  
 
|1994
 
|1994
 
|Nov 5
 
|Nov 5
 
|[[George Foreman]]
 
|[[George Foreman]]
|[[Michael Moorer vs. George Foreman|KO 10]]
+
|style="background:lightgreen"|[[Michael Moorer vs. George Foreman|KO 10]]
 
|[[Michael Moorer]]
 
|[[Michael Moorer]]
 
|Heavyweight
 
|Heavyweight
|Las Vegas, NV USA
+
|Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
 
|- align=center  
 
|- align=center  
 
|1995
 
|1995
 
|Dec 16
 
|Dec 16
 
|[[Julio Cesar Vasquez]]
 
|[[Julio Cesar Vasquez]]
|[[Carl Daniels vs. Julio Cesar Vasquez|KO 11]]
+
|style="background:lightgreen"| [[Carl Daniels vs. Julio Cesar Vasquez|KO 11]]
 
|[[Carl Daniels]]
 
|[[Carl Daniels]]
 
|Jr Middleweight
 
|Jr Middleweight
|Philadelphia, PA USA
+
|Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
 
|- align=center  
 
|- align=center  
 
|1996
 
|1996
 
|May 18
 
|May 18
 
|[[Wilfredo Vazquez]]
 
|[[Wilfredo Vazquez]]
|[[Eloy Rojas vs. Wilfredo Vazquez|KO 11]]
+
|style="background:lightgreen"|[[Eloy Rojas vs. Wilfredo Vazquez|KO 11]]
 
|[[Eloy Rojas]]
 
|[[Eloy Rojas]]
 
|Featherweight
 
|Featherweight
|Las Vegas, NV USA
+
|Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
 
|- align=center  
 
|- align=center  
 
|1997
 
|1997
 
|Oct 4
 
|Oct 4
 
|[[Arturo Gatti]]
 
|[[Arturo Gatti]]
|[[Arturo Gatti vs. Gabriel Ruelas|KO 5]]
+
|style="background:lightgreen"|[[Arturo Gatti vs. Gabriel Ruelas|KO 5]]
 
|[[Gabriel Ruelas]]
 
|[[Gabriel Ruelas]]
 
|Jr Lightweight
 
|Jr Lightweight
|Atlantic City, NJ USA
+
|Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
 
|- align=center  
 
|- align=center  
 
|1998
 
|1998
 
|Apr 25
 
|Apr 25
 
|[[Roy Jones Jr.]]
 
|[[Roy Jones Jr.]]
|[[Roy Jones Jr. vs. Virgil Hill|KO 4]]
+
|style="background:lightgreen"|[[Roy Jones Jr. vs. Virgil Hill|KO 4]]
 
|[[Virgil Hill]]
 
|[[Virgil Hill]]
 
|Lt Heavyweight
 
|Lt Heavyweight
|Biloxi, MS USA
+
|Biloxi, Mississippi, USA
 
|- align=center  
 
|- align=center  
 
|1999
 
|1999
 
|Nov 6
 
|Nov 6
 
|[[Derrick Jefferson]]
 
|[[Derrick Jefferson]]
|[[Derrick Jefferson vs. Maurice Harris|KO 6]]
+
|style="background:lightgreen"|[[Derrick Jefferson vs. Maurice Harris|KO 6]]
 
|[[Maurice Harris]]
 
|[[Maurice Harris]]
 
|Heavyweight
 
|Heavyweight
|Atlantic City, NJ USA
+
|Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
 
|- align=center  
 
|- align=center  
 
|2000
 
|2000
 
|Jun 3
 
|Jun 3
 
|[[Ben Tackie]]
 
|[[Ben Tackie]]
|[[Ben Tackie vs. Roberto Garcia|KO 10]]
+
|style="background:lightgreen"|[[Ben Tackie vs. Roberto Garcia|KO 10]]
 
|[[Roberto Garcia]]
 
|[[Roberto Garcia]]
 
|Jr Welterweight
 
|Jr Welterweight
|Las Vegas, NV USA
+
|Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
 
|- align=center  
 
|- align=center  
 
|2001
 
|2001
 
|Apr 22
 
|Apr 22
 
|[[Hasim Rahman]]
 
|[[Hasim Rahman]]
|[[Lennox Lewis vs. Hasim Rahman (1st meeting)|KO 5]]
+
|style="background:lightgreen"|[[Lennox Lewis vs. Hasim Rahman (1st meeting)|KO 5]]
 
|[[Lennox Lewis]]
 
|[[Lennox Lewis]]
 
|Heavyweight
 
|Heavyweight
|Brakpan, GT, South Africa
+
|Brakpan, Gauteng, RSA
 
|- align=center  
 
|- align=center  
 
|2002
 
|2002
 
|Jun 8
 
|Jun 8
 
|[[Lennox Lewis]] (2)
 
|[[Lennox Lewis]] (2)
|[[Lennox Lewis vs. Mike Tyson|KO 8]]
+
|style="background:lightgreen"|[[Lennox Lewis vs. Mike Tyson|KO 8]]
 
|[[Mike Tyson]]
 
|[[Mike Tyson]]
 
|Heavyweight
 
|Heavyweight
|Memphis, TN USA
+
|Memphis, Tennessee, USA
 
|- align=center  
 
|- align=center  
 
|2003
 
|2003
 
|Jul 19
 
|Jul 19
 
|[[Rocky Juarez]]
 
|[[Rocky Juarez]]
|[[Rocky Juarez vs. Antonio Diaz|KO 10]]
+
|style="background:lightgreen"|[[Rocky Juarez vs. Antonio Diaz|KO 10]]
 
|[[Antonio Diaz]]
 
|[[Antonio Diaz]]
 
|Jr Lightweight
 
|Jr Lightweight
|Houston, TX USA
+
|Houston, Texas, USA
 
|- align=center  
 
|- align=center  
 
|2004
 
|2004
 
|May 15
 
|May 15
 
|[[Antonio Tarver]]
 
|[[Antonio Tarver]]
|[[‎Roy Jones Jr. vs. Antonio Tarver (2nd meeting)|KO 2]]
+
|style="background:lightgreen"|[[‎Roy Jones Jr. vs. Antonio Tarver (2nd meeting)|KO 2]]
 
|[[Roy Jones Jr.]] (2)
 
|[[Roy Jones Jr.]] (2)
 
|Lt Heavyweight
 
|Lt Heavyweight
|Las Vegas, NV USA
+
|Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
 
|- align=center  
 
|- align=center  
 
|2005
 
|2005
 
|Nov 4
 
|Nov 4
 
|[[Allan Green]]
 
|[[Allan Green]]
|[[Allan Green vs. Jaidon Codrington|KO 1]]
+
|style="background:lightgreen"|[[Allan Green vs. Jaidon Codrington|KO 1]]
 
|[[Jaidon Codrington]]
 
|[[Jaidon Codrington]]
 
|Super Middleweight
 
|Super Middleweight
|Miami, OK USA
+
|Miami, Oklahoma, USA
 
|- align=center  
 
|- align=center  
 
|2006
 
|2006
 
|Feb 25
 
|Feb 25
 
|[[Calvin Brock]]
 
|[[Calvin Brock]]
|[[Calvin Brock vs. Zuri Lawrence|KO 6]]
+
|style="background:lightgreen"|[[Calvin Brock vs. Zuri Lawrence|KO 6]]
 
|[[Zuri Lawrence]]
 
|[[Zuri Lawrence]]
 
|Heavyweight
 
|Heavyweight
|Las Vegas, NV USA
+
|Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
 
|- align=center  
 
|- align=center  
 
|2007
 
|2007
 
|Jul 7
 
|Jul 7
 
|[[Nonito Donaire]]
 
|[[Nonito Donaire]]
|[[Vic Darchinyan vs. Nonito Donaire|KO 5]]
+
|style="background:lightgreen"|[[Vic Darchinyan vs. Nonito Donaire|KO 5]]
 
|[[Vic Darchinyan]]
 
|[[Vic Darchinyan]]
 
|Flyweight
 
|Flyweight
|Bridgeport, CT, USA  
+
|Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA  
 
|- align=center
 
|- align=center
 
|2008
 
|2008
 
|Jul 5
 
|Jul 5
 
|[[Kendall Holt]]
 
|[[Kendall Holt]]
|[[ Ricardo Torres vs. Kendall Holt (2nd meeting)|KO 1]]
+
|style="background:lightgreen"|[[Ricardo Torres vs. Kendall Holt (2nd meeting)|KO 1]]
 
|[[Ricardo Torres]]
 
|[[Ricardo Torres]]
 
|Jr. Welterweight
 
|Jr. Welterweight
|Las Vegas, NV, USA
+
|Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
 
|-
 
|-
 
|}
 
|}

Revision as of 03:40, 28 January 2009

As selected by The Ring magazine in each year.
Fights indicated by % also named the Ring Magazine Fight of the Year.
Fights indicated by @ also included the Ring Magazine Round of the Year.

Year
Date
Boxer
Result
Boxer
Division
Location
1989 Mar 25 Michael Nunn KO 1 Sumbu Kalambay Middleweight Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
1990 Mar 31 Terry Norris KO 1 John Mugabi Jr Middleweight Tampa, Florida, USA
1991 No Award          
1992 Dec 2 Kennedy McKinney KO 11 Welcome Ncita Jr Featherweight Tortoli, Sardegna, ITA
1992 Sep 9 Morris East KO 11 Akinobu Hiranaka Jr Welterweight Tokyo, JPN
1993 May 8 Gerald McClellan KO 5 Julian Jackson Middleweight Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
1994 Nov 5 George Foreman KO 10 Michael Moorer Heavyweight Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
1995 Dec 16 Julio Cesar Vasquez KO 11 Carl Daniels Jr Middleweight Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
1996 May 18 Wilfredo Vazquez KO 11 Eloy Rojas Featherweight Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
1997 Oct 4 Arturo Gatti KO 5 Gabriel Ruelas Jr Lightweight Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
1998 Apr 25 Roy Jones Jr. KO 4 Virgil Hill Lt Heavyweight Biloxi, Mississippi, USA
1999 Nov 6 Derrick Jefferson KO 6 Maurice Harris Heavyweight Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
2000 Jun 3 Ben Tackie KO 10 Roberto Garcia Jr Welterweight Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
2001 Apr 22 Hasim Rahman KO 5 Lennox Lewis Heavyweight Brakpan, Gauteng, RSA
2002 Jun 8 Lennox Lewis (2) KO 8 Mike Tyson Heavyweight Memphis, Tennessee, USA
2003 Jul 19 Rocky Juarez KO 10 Antonio Diaz Jr Lightweight Houston, Texas, USA
2004 May 15 Antonio Tarver KO 2 Roy Jones Jr. (2) Lt Heavyweight Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
2005 Nov 4 Allan Green KO 1 Jaidon Codrington Super Middleweight Miami, Oklahoma, USA
2006 Feb 25 Calvin Brock KO 6 Zuri Lawrence Heavyweight Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
2007 Jul 7 Nonito Donaire KO 5 Vic Darchinyan Flyweight Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA
2008 Jul 5 Kendall Holt KO 1 Ricardo Torres Jr. Welterweight Las Vegas, Nevada, USA