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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>
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!<center>Year</center>  
|- bgcolor=#DCDCDC
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!class="unsortable"| <center>Date</center>  
! width="30" | <center>Year</center>  
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!<center>Winner</center>
! width="60" | <center>Date</center>  
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!<center>Result</center>
! width="250" | <center>Fight</center>
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!<center>Loser</center>
! width="100" | <center>Division</center>
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!<center>Division</center>
! width="150" | <center>Location</center>
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!<center>Location</center>
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|- align=center  
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|1980
 
|1980
 
|Aug 2
 
|Aug 2
|[[Samuel Serrano vs. Yasutsune Uehara (1st meeting)|Yasutsune Uehara KO 6 Samuel Serrano]]
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|[[Yasutsune Uehara]]
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|[[Samuel Serrano vs. Yasutsune Uehara (1st meeting)|KO 6]]
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|[[Samuel Serrano]]
 
|Jr Lightweight
 
|Jr Lightweight
 
|Detroit, MI USA
 
|Detroit, MI USA
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|- align=center  
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|1981
 
|1981
 
|Nov 7
 
|Nov 7
|[[Pipino Cuevas vs. Roger Stafford|Roger Stafford UD 10 Pipino Cuevas]]
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|[[Roger Stafford]]
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|[[Pipino Cuevas vs. Roger Stafford|UD 10]]
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|[[Pipino Cuevas]]
 
|Welterweight
 
|Welterweight
 
|Las Vegas, NV USA
 
|Las Vegas, NV USA
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|- align=center  
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|1982
 
|1982
 
|Sep 4
 
|Sep 4
|[[Roberto Duran vs. Kirkland Laing|Kirkland Laing UD 10 Roberto Duran]]
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|[[Kirkland Laing]]
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|[[Roberto Duran vs. Kirkland Laing|UD 10]]
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|[[Roberto Duran]]
 
|Jr Middleweight
 
|Jr Middleweight
 
|Detroit, MI USA
 
|Detroit, MI USA
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|- align=center  
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|1983
 
|1983
 
|Sep 23
 
|Sep 23
|[[Michael Dokes vs. Gerrie Coetzee|Gerrie Coetzee KO 10 Michael Dokes]]
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|[[Gerrie Coetzee]]
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|[[Michael Dokes vs. Gerrie Coetzee|KO 10]]
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|[[Michael Dokes]]
 
|Heavyweight
 
|Heavyweight
 
|Richfield, OH USA
 
|Richfield, OH USA
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|- align=center  
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|1984
 
|1984
 
|Jun 1
 
|Jun 1
|[[Johnny Bumphus vs. Gene Hatcher|Gene Hatcher TKO 11 Johnny Bumphus]]
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|[[Gene Hatcher]]
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|[[Johnny Bumphus vs. Gene Hatcher|TKO 11]]
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|[[Johnny Bumphus]]
 
|Jr Welterweight
 
|Jr Welterweight
 
|Buffalo, NY USA
 
|Buffalo, NY USA
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|- align=center  
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|1985
 
|1985
 
|Sep 21
 
|Sep 21
|[[Larry Holmes vs. Michael Spinks (1st meeting)|Michael Spinks UD 15 Larry Holmes]]
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|[[Michael Spinks]]
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|[[Larry Holmes vs. Michael Spinks (1st meeting)|UD 15]]
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|[[Larry Holmes]]
 
|Heavyweight
 
|Heavyweight
 
|Las Vegas, NV USA
 
|Las Vegas, NV USA
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|- align=center  
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|1986
 
|1986
 
|Sep 27
 
|Sep 27
|[[Donald Curry vs. Lloyd Honeyghan|Lloyd Honeyghan TKO 6 Donald Curry]]
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|[[Lloyd Honeyghan]]
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|[[Donald Curry vs. Lloyd Honeyghan|TKO 6]]
 +
|[[Donald Curry]]
 
|Welterweight
 
|Welterweight
 
|Atlantic City, NJ USA
 
|Atlantic City, NJ USA
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|- align=center  
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|1987
 
|1987
 
|Apr 6
 
|Apr 6
|[[Sugar Ray Leonard vs. Marvin Hagler|Sugar Ray Leonard SD 12 Marvin Hagler]]
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|[[Sugar Ray Leonard]]
 +
|[[Sugar Ray Leonard vs. Marvin Hagler|SD 12]]
 +
|[[Marvin Hagler]]
 
|Middleweight
 
|Middleweight
 
|Las Vegas, NV USA
 
|Las Vegas, NV USA
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|- align=center  
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|1988
 
|1988
 
|Jun 6
 
|Jun 6
|[[Thomas Hearns vs. Iran Barkley (1st meeting)|Iran Barkley TKO 3 Thomas Hearns]]
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|[[Iran Barkley]]
 +
|[[Thomas Hearns vs. Iran Barkley (1st meeting)|TKO 3]]
 +
|[[Thomas Hearns]]
 
|Middleweight
 
|Middleweight
 
|Las Vegas, NV USA
 
|Las Vegas, NV USA
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|- align=center  
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|1989
 
|1989
 
|Feb 11
 
|Feb 11
|[[Donald Curry vs. Rene Jacquot|Rene Jacquot UD 12 Donald Curry]]
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|[[Rene Jacquot]]
 +
|[[Donald Curry vs. Rene Jacquot|UD 12]]
 +
|[[Donald Curry]]
 
|Jr Middleweight
 
|Jr Middleweight
 
|Grenoble, France
 
|Grenoble, France
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|- align=center  
|}
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+
 
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<center>'''1990s'''</center>
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{|
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|- bgcolor=#DCDCDC
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! width="30" | <center>Year</center>
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! width="60" | <center>Date</center>
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! width="250" | <center>Fight</center>
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! width="100" | <center>Division</center>
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! width="150" | <center>Location</center>
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|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|1990
 
|1990
|Feb 11
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|Feb 10
|[[Mike Tyson vs. Buster Douglas|James (Buster) Douglas KO 10 Mike Tyson]]
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|[[James (Buster) Douglas]]
 +
|[[Mike Tyson vs. Buster Douglas|KO 10]]
 +
|[[Mike Tyson]]
 
|Heavyweight
 
|Heavyweight
 
|Tokyo, Japan
 
|Tokyo, Japan
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|- align=center  
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|1991
 
|1991
|
 
 
|'''No Award'''
 
|'''No Award'''
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|1992
 
|1992
 
|Mar 1
 
|Mar 1
|[[Azumah Nelson vs. Jeff Fenech (2nd meeting)|Azumah Nelson TKO 8 Jeff Fenech]]
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|[[Azumah Nelson]]
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|[[Azumah Nelson vs. Jeff Fenech (2nd meeting)|TKO 8]]
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|[[Jeff Fenech]]
 
|Jr Lightweight
 
|Jr Lightweight
 
|Melbourne, VIC, Australia
 
|Melbourne, VIC, Australia
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|- align=center  
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|1993
 
|1993
 
|Dec 18
 
|Dec 18
|[[Terry Norris vs. Simon Brown (1st meeting)|Simon Brown KO 4 Terry Norris]]
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|[[Simon Brown]]
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|[[Terry Norris vs. Simon Brown (1st meeting)|KO 4]]
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|[[Terry Norris]]
 
|Jr Middleweight
 
|Jr Middleweight
 
|Puebla, PUE, Mexico
 
|Puebla, PUE, Mexico
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|- align=center  
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|1994
 
|1994
 
|Aug 20
 
|Aug 20
|[[Kennedy McKinney vs. Vuyani Bungu (1st meeting)|Vuyani Bungu UD 12 Kennedy McKinney]]
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|[[Vuyani Bungu]]
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|[[Kennedy McKinney vs. Vuyani Bungu (1st meeting)|UD 12]]
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|[[Kennedy McKinney]]
 
|Jr Featherweight
 
|Jr Featherweight
 
|Temba, NWP, South Africa
 
|Temba, NWP, South Africa
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|- align=center  
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|1995
 
|1995
 
|Sep 8
 
|Sep 8
|[[Danny Romero vs. Willy Salazar|Willy Salazar TKO 7 Danny Romero]]
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|[[Willy Salazar]]
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|[[Danny Romero vs. Willy Salazar|TKO 7]]
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|[[Danny Romero]]
 
|Jr Featherweight
 
|Jr Featherweight
 
|Las Vegas, NV USA
 
|Las Vegas, NV USA
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|- align=center  
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|1996
 
|1996
 
|Nov 9
 
|Nov 9
|[[Mike Tyson vs. Evander Holyfield (1st meeting)|Evander Holyfield TKO 11 Mike Tyson]]
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|[[Evander Holyfield]]
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|[[Mike Tyson vs. Evander Holyfield (1st meeting)|TKO 11]]
 +
|[[Mike Tyson]]
 
|Heavyweight
 
|Heavyweight
 
|Las Vegas, NV USA
 
|Las Vegas, NV USA
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|- align=center  
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|1997
 
|1997
 
|May 31
 
|May 31
|[[Kostya Tszyu vs. Vince Phillips|Vince Phillips TKO 10 Kostya Tszyu]]
+
|[[Vince Phillips]]
 +
|[[Kostya Tszyu vs. Vince Phillips|TKO 10]]
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|[[Kostya Tszyu]]
 
|Jr Welterweight
 
|Jr Welterweight
 
|Atlantic City, NJ USA
 
|Atlantic City, NJ USA
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|- align=center  
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|1998
 
|1998
 
|Aug 22
 
|Aug 22
|[[Arturo Gatti vs. Ivan Robinson (1st meeting)|Ivan Robinson SD 10 Arturo Gatti]]
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|[[Ivan Robinson]]
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|[[Arturo Gatti vs. Ivan Robinson (1st meeting)|SD 10]]
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|[[Arturo Gatti]]
 
|Lightweight
 
|Lightweight
 
|Atlantic City, NJ USA
 
|Atlantic City, NJ USA
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|- align=center  
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|1999
 
|1999
 
|Oct 2
 
|Oct 2
|[[Julio Cesar Chavez vs. Willy Wise (1st meeting)|Willy Wise UD 10 Julio Cesar Chavez]]
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|[[Willy Wise]]
 +
|[[Julio Cesar Chavez vs. Willy Wise (1st meeting)|UD 10]]
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|[[Julio Cesar Chavez]]
 
|Welterweight
 
|Welterweight
|Las Vegas, NV USA
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|Las Vegas , NV USA
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|- align=center  
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+
 
+
 
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<center>'''2000s'''</center>
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|- bgcolor=#DCDCDC
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! width="30" | <center>Year</center>
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! width="60" | <center>Date</center>
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! width="250" | <center>Fight</center>
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! width="100" | <center>Division</center>
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! width="150" | <center>Location</center>
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|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|2000
 
|2000
 
|Jun 17
 
|Jun 17
|[[Stevie Johnston vs. Jose Luis Castillo (1st meeting)|Jose Luis Castillo MD 12 Stevie Johnston]]
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|[[Jose Luis Castillo]]
 +
|[[Stevie Johnston vs. Jose Luis Castillo (1st meeting)|MD 12]]
 +
|[[Stevie Johnston]]
 
|Lightweight
 
|Lightweight
 
|Bell Gardens, CA USA
 
|Bell Gardens, CA USA
|-----
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|- align=center  
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|2001
 
|2001
 
|Apr 22
 
|Apr 22
|[[Lennox Lewis vs. Hasim Rahman (1st meeting)|Hasim Rahman KO 5 Lennox Lewis]]
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|[[Hasim Rahman]]
 +
|[[Lennox Lewis vs. Hasim Rahman (1st meeting)|KO 5]]
 +
|[[Lennox Lewis]]
 
|Heavyweight
 
|Heavyweight
 
|Brakpan, GT, South Africa
 
|Brakpan, GT, South Africa
|-----
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|- align=center  
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|2002
 
|2002
 
|Feb 16
 
|Feb 16
|[[Francisco Bojado vs. Juan Carlos Rubio (1st meeting)|Juan Carlos Rubio UD 10 Francisco Bojado]]
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|[[Juan Carlos Rubio]]
 +
|[[Francisco Bojado vs. Juan Carlos Rubio (1st meeting)|UD 10]]
 +
|[[Francisco Bojado]]
 
|Jr Welterweight
 
|Jr Welterweight
 
|Uncasville, CT USA
 
|Uncasville, CT USA
|-----
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|- align=center  
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|2003
 
|2003
 
|Mar 8
 
|Mar 8
|[[Wladimir Klitschko vs. Corrie Sanders|Corrie Sanders TKO 2 Wladimir Klitschko]]
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|[[Corrie Sanders]]
 +
|[[Wladimir Klitschko vs. Corrie Sanders|TKO 2]]
 +
|[[Wladimir Klitschko]]
 
|Heavyweight
 
|Heavyweight
 
|Hannover, Germany
 
|Hannover, Germany
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|- align=center  
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|2004
 
|2004
 
|Sep 25
 
|Sep 25
|[[Glen Johnson vs. Roy Jones Jr.|Glen Johnson KO 9 Roy Jones Jr.]]
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|[[Glen Johnson]]
 +
|[[Glen Johnson vs. Roy Jones Jr.|KO 9]]
 +
|[[Roy Jones, Jr.]]
 
|Lt Heavyweight
 
|Lt Heavyweight
 
|Memphis, TN USA
 
|Memphis, TN USA
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|- align=center  
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|2005
 
|2005
 
|Sep 10
 
|Sep 10
|[[Erik Morales vs. Zahir Raheem|Zahir Raheem UD 12 Erik Morales]]
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|[[Zahir Raheem]]
 +
|[[Erik Morales vs. Zahir Raheem|UD 12]]
 +
|[[Erik Morales]]
 
|Lightweight
 
|Lightweight
 
|Los Angeles, CA USA
 
|Los Angeles, CA USA
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|- align=center  
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|2006
 
|2006
 
|Jan 1
 
|Jan 1
|[[Zab Judah vs. Carlos Baldomir|Carlos Baldomir UD 12 Zab Judah]]
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|[[Carlos Baldomir]]
 +
|[[Zab Judah vs. Carlos Baldomir|UD 12]]
 +
|[[Zab Judah]]
 
|Welterweight
 
|Welterweight
 
|New York, NY USA
 
|New York, NY USA
|-----
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|- align=center  
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|2007
 
|2007
 
|Jul 7
 
|Jul 7
|[[Fight:1198074|Nonito Donaire KO 5 Vic Darchinyan]]
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|[[Nonito Donaire]]
 +
|[[Nonito Donaire vs. Vic Darchinyan|KO 5]]
 +
|[[Vic Darchinyan]]
 
|Flyweight
 
|Flyweight
|Bridgeport, CT, USA
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|Bridgeport, CT USA  
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|-
 
|}
 
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Revision as of 02:22, 8 January 2008

As selected by The Ring magazine in each year.

Year
Date
Winner
Result
Loser
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
1990 Feb 10 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
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
2007 Jul 7 Nonito Donaire KO 5 Vic Darchinyan Flyweight Bridgeport, CT USA