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As selected by [[The Ring Magazine|''The Ring'']] magazine in each year.
 
As selected by [[The Ring Magazine|''The Ring'']] magazine in each year.
 
  
 
<center>'''1980s'''</center>
 
<center>'''1980s'''</center>
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|1980
 
|1980
 
|Aug 2
 
|Aug 2
|[[Fight:114153|Yasutsune Uehara KO 6 Sammy Serrano]]
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|[[Samuel Serrano vs. Yasutsune Uehara (1st meeting)|Yasutsune Uehara KO 6 Samuel Serrano]]
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|Jr Lightweight
 
|Detroit, MI USA
 
|Detroit, MI USA
 
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|1981
 
|1981
 
|Nov 7
 
|Nov 7
|[[Fight:31288|Roger Stafford UD 10 Pipino Cuevas]]
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|[[Pipino Cuevas vs. Roger Stafford|Roger Stafford UD 10 Pipino Cuevas]]
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|Welterweight
 
|Las Vegas, NV USA
 
|Las Vegas, NV USA
 
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|1982
 
|1982
 
|Sep 4
 
|Sep 4
|[[Fight:931|Kirkland Laing UD 10 Roberto Duran]]
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|[[Roberto Duran vs. Kirkland Laing|Kirkland Laing UD 10 Roberto Duran]]
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|Jr Middleweight
 
|Detroit, MI USA
 
|Detroit, MI USA
 
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|1983
 
|1983
 
|Sep 23
 
|Sep 23
|[[Fight:1148|Gerrie Coetzee KO 10 Michael Dokes]]
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|[[Michael Dokes vs. Gerrie Coetzee|Gerrie Coetzee KO 10 Michael Dokes]]
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|Heavyweight
 
|Richfield, OH USA
 
|Richfield, OH USA
 
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|1984
 
|1984
 
|Jun 1
 
|Jun 1
|[[Fight:30465|Gene Hatcher TKO 11 Johnny Bumphus]]
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|[[Johnny Bumphus vs. Gene Hatcher|Gene Hatcher TKO 11 Johnny Bumphus]]
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|Jr Welterweight
 
|Buffalo, NY USA
 
|Buffalo, NY USA
 
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|1985
 
|1985
 
|Sep 21
 
|Sep 21
|[[Fight:1726|Michael Spinks UD 15 Larry Holmes]]
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|[[Larry Holmes vs. Michael Spinks (1st meeting)|Michael Spinks UD 15 Larry Holmes]]
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|Heavyweight
 
|Las Vegas, NV USA
 
|Las Vegas, NV USA
 
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|1986
 
|1986
 
|Sep 27
 
|Sep 27
|[[Fight:2118|Lloyd Honeyghan TKO 6 Donald Curry]]
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|[[Donald Curry vs. Lloyd Honeyghan|Lloyd Honeyghan TKO 6 Donald Curry]]
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|Welterweight
 
|Atlantic City, NJ USA
 
|Atlantic City, NJ USA
 
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|1987
 
|1987
 
|Apr 6
 
|Apr 6
|[[Fight:15237|Sugar Ray Leonard SD 12 Marvin Hagler]]
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|[[Sugar Ray Leonard vs. Marvin Hagler|Sugar Ray Leonard SD 12 Marvin Hagler]]
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|Middleweight
 
|Las Vegas, NV USA
 
|Las Vegas, NV USA
 
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|1988
 
|1988
 
|Jun 6
 
|Jun 6
|[[Fight:2854|Iran Barkley TKO 3 Thomas Hearns]]
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|[[Thomas Hearns vs. Iran Barkley (1st meeting)|Iran Barkley TKO 3 Thomas Hearns]]
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|Middleweight
 
|Las Vegas, NV USA
 
|Las Vegas, NV USA
 
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|1989
 
|1989
 
|Feb 11
 
|Feb 11
|[[Fight:3223|Rene Jacquot UD 12 Donald Curry]]
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|[[Donald Curry vs. Rene Jacquot|Rene Jacquot UD 12 Donald Curry]]
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|Jr Middleweight
 
|Grenoble, France
 
|Grenoble, France
 
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! width="60" | <center>Date</center>  
 
! width="250" | <center>Fight</center>
 
! width="250" | <center>Fight</center>
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! width="100" | <center>Division</center>
 
! width="150" | <center>Location</center>
 
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|1990
 
|1990
 
|Feb 11
 
|Feb 11
|[[Fight:4072|Buster Douglas KO 10 Mike Tyson]]
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|[[Mike Tyson vs. Buster Douglas|James (Buster) Douglas KO 10 Mike Tyson]]
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|Heavyweight
 
|Tokyo, Japan
 
|Tokyo, Japan
 
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|
 
|'''No Award'''
 
|'''No Award'''
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|
 
|
 
|
 
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|1992
 
|1992
 
|Mar 1
 
|Mar 1
|[[Fight:5923|Azumah Nelson TKO 8 Jeff Fenech]]
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|[[Azumah Nelson vs. Jeff Fenech (2nd meeting)|Azumah Nelson TKO 8 Jeff Fenech]]
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|Jr Lightweight
 
|Melbourne, VIC, Australia
 
|Melbourne, VIC, Australia
 
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|1993
 
|1993
 
|Dec 18
 
|Dec 18
|[[Fight:7906|Simon Brown KO 4 Terry Norris]]
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|[[Terry Norris vs. Simon Brown (1st meeting)|Simon Brown KO 4 Terry Norris]]
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|Jr Middleweight
 
|Puebla, PUE, Mexico
 
|Puebla, PUE, Mexico
 
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|1994
 
|1994
 
|Aug 20
 
|Aug 20
|[[Fight:8644|Vuyani Bungu UD 12 Kennedy McKinney]]
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|[[Kennedy McKinney vs. Vuyani Bungu (1st meeting)|Vuyani Bungu UD 12 Kennedy McKinney]]
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|Jr Featherweight
 
|Temba, NWP, South Africa
 
|Temba, NWP, South Africa
 
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|1995
 
|1995
 
|Sep 8
 
|Sep 8
|[[Fight:9827|Willy Salazar TKO 7 Danny Romero]]
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|[[Danny Romero vs. Willy Salazar|Willy Salazar TKO 7 Danny Romero]]
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|Jr Featherweight
 
|Las Vegas, NV USA
 
|Las Vegas, NV USA
 
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|1996
 
|1996
 
|Nov 9
 
|Nov 9
|[[Fight:11105|Evander Holyfield TKO 11 Mike Tyson]]
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|[[Mike Tyson vs. Evander Holyfield (1st meeting)|Evander Holyfield TKO 11 Mike Tyson]]
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|Heavyweight
 
|Las Vegas, NV USA
 
|Las Vegas, NV USA
 
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|1997
 
|1997
 
|May 31
 
|May 31
|[[Fight:11706|Vince Phillips TKO 10 Kostya Tszyu]]
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|[[Kostya Tszyu vs. Vince Phillips|Vince Phillips TKO 10 Kostya Tszyu]]
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|Jr Welterweight
 
|Atlantic City, NJ USA
 
|Atlantic City, NJ USA
 
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|1998
 
|1998
 
|Aug 22
 
|Aug 22
|[[Fight:12739|Ivan Robinson SD 10 Arturo Gatti]]
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|[[Arturo Gatti vs. Ivan Robinson (1st meeting)|Ivan Robinson SD 10 Arturo Gatti]]
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|Lightweight
 
|Atlantic City, NJ USA
 
|Atlantic City, NJ USA
 
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|1999
 
|1999
 
|Oct 2
 
|Oct 2
|[[Fight:14010|Willy Wise UD 10 Julio Cesar Chavez]]
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|[[Julio Cesar Chavez vs. Willy Wise (1st meeting)|Willy Wise UD 10 Julio Cesar Chavez]]
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|Welterweight
 
|Las Vegas, NV USA
 
|Las Vegas, NV USA
 
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! width="250" | <center>Fight</center>
 
! width="250" | <center>Fight</center>
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! width="100" | <center>Division</center>
 
! width="150" | <center>Location</center>
 
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|2000
 
|2000
 
|Jun 17
 
|Jun 17
|[[Fight:25310|Jose Luis Castillo MD 12 Stevie Johnston]]
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|[[Stevie Johnston vs. Jose Luis Castillo (1st meeting)|Jose Luis Castillo MD 12 Stevie Johnston]]
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|Lightweight
 
|Bell Gardens, CA USA
 
|Bell Gardens, CA USA
 
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|2001
 
|2001
 
|Apr 22
 
|Apr 22
|[[Fight:90089|Hasim Rahman KO 5 Lennox Lewis]]
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|[[Lennox Lewis vs. Hasim Rahman (1st meeting)|Hasim Rahman KO 5 Lennox Lewis]]
|Carnival City, Brakpan, GT, South Africa
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|Heavyweight
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|Brakpan, GT, South Africa
 
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|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
 
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
 
|2002
 
|2002
 
|Feb 16
 
|Feb 16
|[[Fight:253774|Juan Carlos Rubio UD 10 Francisco Bojado]]
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|[[Francisco Bojado vs. Juan Carlos Rubio (1st meeting)|Juan Carlos Rubio UD 10 Francisco Bojado]]
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|Jr Welterweight
 
|Uncasville, CT USA
 
|Uncasville, CT USA
 
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|2003
 
|2003
 
|Mar 8
 
|Mar 8
|[[Fight:529591|Corrie Sanders TKO 2 Wladimir Klitschko]]
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|[[Wladimir Klitschko vs. Corrie Sanders|Corrie Sanders TKO 2 Wladimir Klitschko]]
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|Heavyweight
 
|Hannover, Germany
 
|Hannover, Germany
 
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|2004
 
|2004
 
|Sep 25
 
|Sep 25
|[[Fight:798306|Glen Johnson KO 9 Roy Jones Jr.]]
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|[[Glen Johnson vs. Roy Jones Jr.|Glen Johnson KO 9 Roy Jones Jr.]]
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|Lt Heavyweight
 
|Memphis, TN USA
 
|Memphis, TN USA
 
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|2005
 
|2005
 
|Sep 10
 
|Sep 10
|[[Fight:986276|Zahir Raheem UD 12 Erik Morales]]
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|[[Erik Morales vs. Zahir Raheem|Zahir Raheem UD 12 Erik Morales]]
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|Lightweight
 
|Los Angeles, CA USA
 
|Los Angeles, CA USA
 
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|2006
 
|2006
 
|Jan 1
 
|Jan 1
|[[Zab Judah vs. Carlos Baldomir | Carlos Baldomir UD12 Zab Judah]]
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|[[Zab Judah vs. Carlos Baldomir|Carlos Baldomir UD 12 Zab Judah]]
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|Welterweight
 
|New York, NY USA
 
|New York, NY USA
 
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Revision as of 23:28, 25 April 2007

As selected by The Ring magazine in each year.

1980s
Year
Date
Fight
Division
Location
1980 Aug 2 Yasutsune Uehara KO 6 Samuel Serrano Jr Lightweight Detroit, MI USA
1981 Nov 7 Roger Stafford UD 10 Pipino Cuevas Welterweight Las Vegas, NV USA
1982 Sep 4 Kirkland Laing UD 10 Roberto Duran Jr Middleweight Detroit, MI USA
1983 Sep 23 Gerrie Coetzee KO 10 Michael Dokes Heavyweight Richfield, OH USA
1984 Jun 1 Gene Hatcher TKO 11 Johnny Bumphus Jr Welterweight Buffalo, NY USA
1985 Sep 21 Michael Spinks UD 15 Larry Holmes Heavyweight Las Vegas, NV USA
1986 Sep 27 Lloyd Honeyghan TKO 6 Donald Curry Welterweight Atlantic City, NJ USA
1987 Apr 6 Sugar Ray Leonard SD 12 Marvin Hagler Middleweight Las Vegas, NV USA
1988 Jun 6 Iran Barkley TKO 3 Thomas Hearns Middleweight Las Vegas, NV USA
1989 Feb 11 Rene Jacquot UD 12 Donald Curry Jr Middleweight Grenoble, France


1990s
Year
Date
Fight
Division
Location
1990 Feb 11 James (Buster) Douglas KO 10 Mike Tyson Heavyweight Tokyo, Japan
1991 No Award
1992 Mar 1 Azumah Nelson TKO 8 Jeff Fenech Jr Lightweight Melbourne, VIC, Australia
1993 Dec 18 Simon Brown KO 4 Terry Norris Jr Middleweight Puebla, PUE, Mexico
1994 Aug 20 Vuyani Bungu UD 12 Kennedy McKinney Jr Featherweight Temba, NWP, South Africa
1995 Sep 8 Willy Salazar TKO 7 Danny Romero Jr Featherweight Las Vegas, NV USA
1996 Nov 9 Evander Holyfield TKO 11 Mike Tyson Heavyweight Las Vegas, NV USA
1997 May 31 Vince Phillips TKO 10 Kostya Tszyu Jr Welterweight Atlantic City, NJ USA
1998 Aug 22 Ivan Robinson SD 10 Arturo Gatti Lightweight Atlantic City, NJ USA
1999 Oct 2 Willy Wise UD 10 Julio Cesar Chavez Welterweight Las Vegas, NV USA


2000s
Year
Date
Fight
Division
Location
2000 Jun 17 Jose Luis Castillo MD 12 Stevie Johnston Lightweight Bell Gardens, CA USA
2001 Apr 22 Hasim Rahman KO 5 Lennox Lewis Heavyweight Brakpan, GT, South Africa
2002 Feb 16 Juan Carlos Rubio UD 10 Francisco Bojado Jr Welterweight Uncasville, CT USA
2003 Mar 8 Corrie Sanders TKO 2 Wladimir Klitschko Heavyweight Hannover, Germany
2004 Sep 25 Glen Johnson KO 9 Roy Jones Jr. Lt Heavyweight Memphis, TN USA
2005 Sep 10 Zahir Raheem UD 12 Erik Morales Lightweight Los Angeles, CA USA
2006 Jan 1 Carlos Baldomir UD 12 Zab Judah Welterweight New York, NY USA