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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]]
|[[Terry Norris vs. John Mugabi|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]]
|[[Kennedy McKinney vs. Welcome Ncita (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]]
|[[Morris East vs. Akinobu Hiranaka|KO 11]]  
+
|style="background:lightgreen"|[[Akinobu Hiranaka vs. Morris East|TKO 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]]
|[[Gerald McClellan vs. Julian Jackson (1st meeting)|KO 5]]
+
|style="background:lightgreen"|[[Julian Jackson vs. Gerald McClellan (1st meeting)|TKO 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]]
|[[George Foreman vs.Michael Moorer|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]]
|[[Julio Cesar Vasquez vs. Carl Daniels|KO 11]]
+
|style="background:lightgreen"| [[Carl Daniels vs. Julio Cesar Vasquez|TKO 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]]
|[[Wilfredo Vazquez vs. Eloy Rojas|KO 11]]
+
|style="background:lightgreen"|[[Eloy Rojas vs. Wilfredo Vazquez|TKO 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|TKO 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|TKO 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]]
|[[Antonio Tarver vs. Roy Jones Jr. (2nd meeting)|KO 2]]
+
|style="background:lightgreen"|[[‎Roy Jones Jr. vs. Antonio Tarver (2nd meeting)|TKO 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|TKO 5]]
 
|[[Vic Darchinyan]]
 
|[[Vic Darchinyan]]
 
|Flyweight
 
|Flyweight
|Bridgeport, CT, USA  
+
|Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA  
|-
+
|- align=center
|}
+
|2008
 +
|Jan 11
 +
|[[Edison Miranda]]
 +
|style="background:lightgreen"|[[Edison Miranda vs. David Banks|KO 3]]
 +
|[[David Banks]]
 +
|Lt Heavyweight
 +
|Hollywood, Florida, USA
 +
|- align=center
 +
|2009
 +
|May 2
 +
|[[Manny Pacquiao]]
 +
|style="background:lightgreen"|[[Ricky Hatton vs. Manny Pacquiao|KO 2]]
 +
|[[Ricky Hatton]]
 +
|Jr Welterweight
 +
|Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
 +
|- align=center
 +
|2010
 +
|Nov 20
 +
|[[Sergio Gabriel Martinez]]
 +
|style="background:lightgreen"|[[Sergio Gabriel Martinez vs. Paul Williams (2nd meeting)|KO 2]]
 +
|[[Paul Williams]]
 +
|Middleweight
 +
|Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
 +
|- align=center
 +
|2011
 +
|Feb 19
 +
|[[Nonito Donaire]]
 +
|style="background:lightgreen"|[[Fernando Montiel vs. Nonito Donaire|TKO 2]]
 +
|[[Fernando Montiel]]
 +
|Bantamweight
 +
|Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

Revision as of 14:16, 27 April 2012

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 TKO 11 Akinobu Hiranaka Jr Welterweight Tokyo, JPN
1993 May 8 Gerald McClellan TKO 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 TKO 11 Carl Daniels Jr Middleweight Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
1996 May 18 Wilfredo Vazquez TKO 11 Eloy Rojas Featherweight Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
1997 Oct 4 %@ Arturo Gatti TKO 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 TKO 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 TKO 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 TKO 5 Vic Darchinyan Flyweight Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA
2008 Jan 11 Edison Miranda KO 3 David Banks Lt Heavyweight Hollywood, Florida, USA
2009 May 2 Manny Pacquiao KO 2 Ricky Hatton Jr Welterweight Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
2010 Nov 20 Sergio Gabriel Martinez KO 2 Paul Williams Middleweight Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
2011 Feb 19 Nonito Donaire TKO 2 Fernando Montiel Bantamweight Las Vegas, Nevada, USA