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As selected by [[The Ring Magazine|''The Ring'']] magazine in each year.
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As selected by [[The Ring Magazine|''The Ring'']] magazine in each year.<br>
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Fights indicated by # also named the [[Ring Magazine Fight of the Year]].<br>
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Fights indicated by @ also included the [[Ring Magazine Round of the Year]].
  
 
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{|border="1" cellpadding="3" cellspacing="1" align="left" class="wikitable sortable"
<center>'''1980s'''</center>
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|- bgcolor=#ffdead
{|
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!<center>Year</center>  
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!class="unsortable"| <center>Date</center>  
|- bgcolor=#DCDCDC
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!<center>Boxer</center>
! width="30" | <center>Year</center>  
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!<center>Result</center>
! width="60" | <center>Date</center>  
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!<center>Boxer</center>
! width="250" | <center>Fight</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
|[[Fight:114153|Yasutsune Uehara KO 6 Sammy Serrano]]
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|[[Yasutsune Uehara]]
|Detroit, MI USA
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|style="background:lightgreen"|[[Samuel Serrano vs. Yasutsune Uehara (1st meeting)|KO 6]]
|-----
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|[[Samuel Serrano]]
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|Jr Lightweight
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|Detroit, Michigan, USA
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|- align=center  
 
|1981
 
|1981
 
|Nov 7
 
|Nov 7
|[[Fight:31288|Roger Stafford UD 10 Pipino Cuevas]]
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|[[Roger Stafford]]
|Las Vegas, NV USA
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|style="background:lightgreen"|[[Pipino Cuevas vs. Roger Stafford|UD 10]]
|-----
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|[[Pipino Cuevas]]
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|Welterweight
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|Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
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|- align=center  
 
|1982
 
|1982
 
|Sep 4
 
|Sep 4
|[[Fight:931|Kirkland Laing UD 10 Roberto Duran]]
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|[[Kirkland Laing]]
|Detroit, MI USA
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|style="background:lightgreen"|[[Roberto Duran vs. Kirkland Laing|UD 10]]
|-----
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|[[Roberto Duran]]
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|Jr Middleweight
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|Detroit, Michigan, USA
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|- align=center  
 
|1983
 
|1983
 
|Sep 23
 
|Sep 23
|[[Fight:1148|Gerrie Coetzee KO 10 Michael Dokes]]
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|[[Gerrie Coetzee]]
|Richfield, OH USA
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|style="background:lightgreen"|[[Michael Dokes vs. Gerrie Coetzee|KO 10]]
|-----
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|[[Michael Dokes]]
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|Heavyweight
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|Richfield, Ohio, USA
 +
|- align=center  
 
|1984
 
|1984
 
|Jun 1
 
|Jun 1
|[[Fight:30465|Gene Hatcher TKO 11 Johnny Bumphus]]
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|[[Gene Hatcher]]
|Buffalo, NY USA
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|style="background:lightgreen"|[[Johnny Bumphus vs. Gene Hatcher|TKO 11]]
|-----
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|[[Johnny Bumphus]]
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|Jr Welterweight
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|Buffalo, New York, USA
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|- align=center  
 
|1985
 
|1985
 
|Sep 21
 
|Sep 21
|[[Fight:1726|Michael Spinks UD 15 Larry Holmes]]
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|[[Michael Spinks]]
|Las Vegas, NV USA
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|style="background:lightgreen"|[[Larry Holmes vs. Michael Spinks (1st meeting)|UD 15]]
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|[[Larry Holmes]]
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|Heavyweight
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|Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
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|- align=center  
 
|1986
 
|1986
 
|Sep 27
 
|Sep 27
|[[Fight:2118|Lloyd Honeyghan TKO 6 Donald Curry]]
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|[[Lloyd Honeyghan]]
|Atlantic City, NJ USA
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|style="background:lightgreen"|[[Donald Curry vs. Lloyd Honeyghan|TKO 6]]
|-----
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|[[Donald Curry]]
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|Welterweight
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|Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
 +
|- align=center  
 
|1987
 
|1987
|Apr 6
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|Apr 6 #
|[[Fight:15237|Sugar Ray Leonard SD 12 Marvin Hagler]]
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|[[Sugar Ray Leonard]]
|Las Vegas, NV USA
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|style="background:lightgreen"|[[Marvin Hagler vs. Sugar Ray Leonard|SD 12]]
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|[[Marvin Hagler]]
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|Middleweight
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|Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
 +
|- align=center  
 
|1988
 
|1988
 
|Jun 6
 
|Jun 6
|[[Fight:2854|Iran Barkley TKO 3 Thomas Hearns]]
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|[[Iran Barkley]]
|Las Vegas, NV USA
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|style="background:lightgreen"|[[Thomas Hearns vs. Iran Barkley (1st meeting)|TKO 3]]
|-----
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|[[Thomas Hearns]]
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|Middleweight
 +
|Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
 +
|- align=center  
 
|1989
 
|1989
 
|Feb 11
 
|Feb 11
|[[Fight:3223|Rene Jacquot UD 12 Donald Curry]]
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|[[Rene Jacquot]]
|Grenoble, France
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|style="background:lightgreen"|[[Donald Curry vs. Rene Jacquot|UD 12]]
|-----
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|[[Donald Curry]] (2)
|}
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|Jr Middleweight
 
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|Grenoble, FRA
 
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|- align=center  
<center>'''1990s'''</center>
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{|
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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="150" | <center>Location</center>
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|-----
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|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|1990
 
|1990
|Feb 11
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|Feb 10
|[[Fight:4072|Buster Douglas KO 10 Mike Tyson]]
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|[[James (Buster) Douglas]]
|Tokyo, Japan
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|style="background:lightgreen"|[[Mike Tyson vs. James (Buster) Douglas|KO 10]]
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|[[Mike Tyson]]
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|Heavyweight
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|Tokyo, JPN
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|- align=center  
 
|1991
 
|1991
|
 
 
|'''No Award'''
 
|'''No Award'''
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|&nbsp;
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|&nbsp;
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|&nbsp;
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|&nbsp;
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|&nbsp;
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|- align=center  
 
|1992
 
|1992
 
|Mar 1
 
|Mar 1
|[[Fight:5923|Azumah Nelson TKO 8 Jeff Fenech]]
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|[[Azumah Nelson]]
|Melbourne, VIC, Australia
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|style="background:lightgreen"|[[Azumah Nelson vs. Jeff Fenech (2nd meeting)|TKO 8]]
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|[[Jeff Fenech]]
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|Jr Lightweight
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|Melbourne, Victoria, AUS
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|- align=center  
 
|1993
 
|1993
 
|Dec 18
 
|Dec 18
|[[Fight:7906|Simon Brown KO 4 Terry Norris]]
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|[[Simon Brown]]
|Puebla, PUE, Mexico
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|style="background:lightgreen"|[[Terry Norris vs. Simon Brown (1st meeting)|KO 4]]
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|[[Terry Norris]]
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|Jr Middleweight
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|Puebla, Puebla, MEX
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|- align=center  
 
|1994
 
|1994
 
|Aug 20
 
|Aug 20
|[[Fight:8644|Vuyani Bungu UD 12 Kennedy McKinney]]
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|[[Vuyani Bungu]]
|Temba, NWP, South Africa
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|style="background:lightgreen"|[[Kennedy McKinney vs. Vuyani Bungu (1st meeting)|UD 12]]
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|[[Kennedy McKinney]]
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|Jr Featherweight
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|Temba, North-West, RSA
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|- align=center  
 
|1995
 
|1995
 
|Sep 8
 
|Sep 8
|[[Fight:9827|Willy Salazar TKO 7 Danny Romero]]
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|[[Willy Salazar]]
|Las Vegas, NV USA
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|style="background:lightgreen"|[[Danny Romero vs. Willy Salazar|TKO 7]]
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|[[Danny Romero]]
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|Jr Featherweight
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|Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
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|- align=center  
 
|1996
 
|1996
|Nov 9
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|Nov 9 #
|[[Fight:11105|Evander Holyfield TKO 11 Mike Tyson]]
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|[[Evander Holyfield]]
|Las Vegas, NV USA
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|style="background:lightgreen"|[[Mike Tyson vs. Evander Holyfield (1st meeting)|TKO 11]]
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|[[Mike Tyson]](2)
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|Heavyweight
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|Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
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|- align=center  
 
|1997
 
|1997
 
|May 31
 
|May 31
|[[Fight:11706|Vince Phillips TKO 10 Kostya Tszyu]]
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|[[Vince Phillips]]
|Atlantic City, NJ USA
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|style="background:lightgreen"|[[Kostya Tszyu vs. Vince Phillips|TKO 10]]
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|[[Kostya Tszyu]]
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|Jr Welterweight
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|Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
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|- align=center  
 
|1998
 
|1998
|Aug 22
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|Aug 22 #@
|[[Fight:12739|Ivan Robinson SD 10 Arturo Gatti]]
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|[[Ivan Robinson]]
|Atlantic City, NJ USA
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|style="background:lightgreen"|[[Arturo Gatti vs. Ivan Robinson (1st meeting)|SD 10]]
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|[[Arturo Gatti]]
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|Lightweight
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|Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
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|- align=center  
 
|1999
 
|1999
 
|Oct 2
 
|Oct 2
|[[Fight:14010|Willy Wise UD 10 Julio Cesar Chavez]]
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|[[Willy Wise]]
|Las Vegas, NV USA
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|style="background:lightgreen"|[[Julio Cesar Chavez vs. Willy Wise (1st meeting)|UD 10]]
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|[[Julio Cesar Chavez]]
|}
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|Welterweight
 
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|Las Vegas , Nevada, USA
 
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|- align=center  
 
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<center>'''2000s'''</center>
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{|
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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="150" | <center>Location</center>
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|-----
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|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|2000
 
|2000
 
|Jun 17
 
|Jun 17
|[[Fight:25310|Jose Luis Castillo MD 12 Stevie Johnston]]
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|[[Jose Luis Castillo]]
|Bell Gardens, CA USA
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|style="background:lightgreen"|[[Stevie Johnston vs. Jose Luis Castillo (1st meeting)|MD 12]]
|-----
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|[[Stevie Johnston]]
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|Lightweight
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|Bell Gardens, California, USA
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|- align=center  
 
|2001
 
|2001
 
|Apr 22
 
|Apr 22
|[[Fight:90089|Hasim Rahman KO 5 Lennox Lewis]]
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|[[Hasim Rahman]]
|Carnival City, Brakpan, GT, South Africa
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|style="background:lightgreen"|[[Lennox Lewis vs. Hasim Rahman (1st meeting)|KO 5]]
|-----
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|[[Lennox Lewis]]
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|Heavyweight
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|Brakpan, Gauteng, RSA
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|- align=center  
 
|2002
 
|2002
 
|Feb 16
 
|Feb 16
|[[Fight:253774|Juan Carlos Rubio UD 10 Francisco Bojado]]
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|[[Juan Carlos Rubio]]
|Uncasville, CT USA
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|style="background:lightgreen"|[[Francisco Bojado vs. Juan Carlos Rubio (1st meeting)|UD 10]]
|-----
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|[[Francisco Bojado]]
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|Jr Welterweight
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|Uncasville, Connecticut, USA
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|- align=center  
 
|2003
 
|2003
 
|Mar 8
 
|Mar 8
|[[Fight:529591|Corrie Sanders TKO 2 Wladimir Klitschko]]
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|[[Corrie Sanders]]
|Hannover, Germany
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|style="background:lightgreen"|[[Wladimir Klitschko vs. Corrie Sanders|TKO 2]]
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|[[Wladimir Klitschko]]
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|Heavyweight
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|Hannover, GER
 +
|- align=center  
 
|2004
 
|2004
 
|Sep 25
 
|Sep 25
|[[Fight:798306|Glen Johnson KO 9 Roy Jones Jr.]]
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|[[Glen Johnson]]
|Memphis, TN USA
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|style="background:lightgreen"|[[Glen Johnson vs. Roy Jones Jr.|KO 9]]
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|[[Roy Jones Jr.]]
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|Lt Heavyweight
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|Memphis, Tennessee, USA
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|- align=center  
 
|2005
 
|2005
 
|Sep 10
 
|Sep 10
|[[Fight:986276|Zahir Raheem UD 12 Erik Morales]]
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|[[Zahir Raheem]]
|Los Angeles, CA USA
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|style="background:lightgreen"|[[Erik Morales vs. Zahir Raheem|UD 12]]
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|[[Erik Morales]]
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|Lightweight
 +
|Los Angeles, California, USA
 +
|- align=center  
 
|2006
 
|2006
 
|Jan 1
 
|Jan 1
|[[Zab Judah vs. Carlos Baldomir | Carlos Baldomir UD12 Zab Judah]]
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|[[Carlos Manuel Baldomir]]
|New York, NY USA
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|style="background:lightgreen"|[[Zab Judah vs. Carlos Manuel Baldomir|UD 12]]
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|[[Zab Judah]]
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|Welterweight
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|New York, New York, USA
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|- align=center
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|2007
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|Jul 7
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|[[Nonito Donaire]]
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|style="background:lightgreen"|[[Vic Darchinyan vs. Nonito Donaire|KO 5]]
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|[[Vic Darchinyan]]
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|Flyweight
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|Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA
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|- align=center
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|2008
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|Oct 18
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|[[Bernard Hopkins]]
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|style="background:lightgreen"|[[Kelly Pavlik vs. Bernard Hopkins|UD 12]]
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|[[Kelly Pavlik]]
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|Lt Heavyweight
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|Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
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|- align=center
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|2009
 +
|Oct 10
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|[[Juan Carlos Salgado]]
 +
|style="background:lightgreen"|[[Jorge Linares vs. Juan Carlos Salgado|TKO 1]]
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|[[Jorge Linares]]
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|Jr Lightweight
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|Tokyo, JPN
 +
|- align=center
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|2010
 +
|Nov 27
 +
|[[Jason Litzau]]
 +
|style="background:lightgreen" |[[Jason Litzau vs. Celestino Caballero|SD 10]]
 +
|[[Celestino Caballero]]
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|Jr Lightweight
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|Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
 +
|- align=center
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|2011
 +
|April 9
 +
|[[Nobuhiro Ishida]]
 +
|style="background:lightgreen"|[[Nobuhiro Ishida vs. James Kirkland|TKO 1]]
 +
|[[James Kirkland]]
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|Jr Middleweight
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|Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
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|}
 
|}

Revision as of 06:20, 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
1980 Aug 2 Yasutsune Uehara KO 6 Samuel Serrano Jr Lightweight Detroit, Michigan, USA
1981 Nov 7 Roger Stafford UD 10 Pipino Cuevas Welterweight Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
1982 Sep 4 Kirkland Laing UD 10 Roberto Duran Jr Middleweight Detroit, Michigan, USA
1983 Sep 23 Gerrie Coetzee KO 10 Michael Dokes Heavyweight Richfield, Ohio, USA
1984 Jun 1 Gene Hatcher TKO 11 Johnny Bumphus Jr Welterweight Buffalo, New York, USA
1985 Sep 21 Michael Spinks UD 15 Larry Holmes Heavyweight Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
1986 Sep 27 Lloyd Honeyghan TKO 6 Donald Curry Welterweight Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
1987 Apr 6 # Sugar Ray Leonard SD 12 Marvin Hagler Middleweight Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
1988 Jun 6 Iran Barkley TKO 3 Thomas Hearns Middleweight Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
1989 Feb 11 Rene Jacquot UD 12 Donald Curry (2) Jr Middleweight Grenoble, FRA
1990 Feb 10 James (Buster) Douglas KO 10 Mike Tyson Heavyweight Tokyo, JPN
1991 No Award          
1992 Mar 1 Azumah Nelson TKO 8 Jeff Fenech Jr Lightweight Melbourne, Victoria, AUS
1993 Dec 18 Simon Brown KO 4 Terry Norris Jr Middleweight Puebla, Puebla, MEX
1994 Aug 20 Vuyani Bungu UD 12 Kennedy McKinney Jr Featherweight Temba, North-West, RSA
1995 Sep 8 Willy Salazar TKO 7 Danny Romero Jr Featherweight Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
1996 Nov 9 # Evander Holyfield TKO 11 Mike Tyson(2) Heavyweight Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
1997 May 31 Vince Phillips TKO 10 Kostya Tszyu Jr Welterweight Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
1998 Aug 22 #@ Ivan Robinson SD 10 Arturo Gatti Lightweight Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
1999 Oct 2 Willy Wise UD 10 Julio Cesar Chavez Welterweight Las Vegas , Nevada, USA
2000 Jun 17 Jose Luis Castillo MD 12 Stevie Johnston Lightweight Bell Gardens, California, USA
2001 Apr 22 Hasim Rahman KO 5 Lennox Lewis Heavyweight Brakpan, Gauteng, RSA
2002 Feb 16 Juan Carlos Rubio UD 10 Francisco Bojado Jr Welterweight Uncasville, Connecticut, USA
2003 Mar 8 Corrie Sanders TKO 2 Wladimir Klitschko Heavyweight Hannover, GER
2004 Sep 25 Glen Johnson KO 9 Roy Jones Jr. Lt Heavyweight Memphis, Tennessee, USA
2005 Sep 10 Zahir Raheem UD 12 Erik Morales Lightweight Los Angeles, California, USA
2006 Jan 1 Carlos Manuel Baldomir UD 12 Zab Judah Welterweight New York, New York, USA
2007 Jul 7 Nonito Donaire KO 5 Vic Darchinyan Flyweight Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA
2008 Oct 18 Bernard Hopkins UD 12 Kelly Pavlik Lt Heavyweight Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
2009 Oct 10 Juan Carlos Salgado TKO 1 Jorge Linares Jr Lightweight Tokyo, JPN
2010 Nov 27 Jason Litzau SD 10 Celestino Caballero Jr Lightweight Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
2011 April 9 Nobuhiro Ishida TKO 1 James Kirkland Jr Middleweight Las Vegas, Nevada, USA