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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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|Aug 2
 
|Aug 2
 
|[[Yasutsune Uehara]]
 
|[[Yasutsune Uehara]]
|[[Samuel Serrano vs. Yasutsune Uehara (1st meeting)|KO 6]]
+
|style="background:lightgreen"|[[Samuel Serrano vs. Yasutsune Uehara (1st meeting)|KO 6]]
 
|[[Samuel Serrano]]
 
|[[Samuel Serrano]]
 
|Jr Lightweight
 
|Jr Lightweight
|Detroit, MI USA
+
|Detroit, Michigan, USA
 
|- align=center  
 
|- align=center  
 
|1981
 
|1981
 
|Nov 7
 
|Nov 7
 
|[[Roger Stafford]]
 
|[[Roger Stafford]]
|[[Pipino Cuevas vs. Roger Stafford|UD 10]]
+
|style="background:lightgreen"|[[Pipino Cuevas vs. Roger Stafford|UD 10]]
 
|[[Pipino Cuevas]]
 
|[[Pipino Cuevas]]
 
|Welterweight
 
|Welterweight
|Las Vegas, NV USA
+
|Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
 
|- align=center  
 
|- align=center  
 
|1982
 
|1982
 
|Sep 4
 
|Sep 4
 
|[[Kirkland Laing]]
 
|[[Kirkland Laing]]
|[[Roberto Duran vs. Kirkland Laing|UD 10]]
+
|style="background:lightgreen"|[[Roberto Duran vs. Kirkland Laing|UD 10]]
 
|[[Roberto Duran]]
 
|[[Roberto Duran]]
 
|Jr Middleweight
 
|Jr Middleweight
|Detroit, MI USA
+
|Detroit, Michigan, USA
 
|- align=center  
 
|- align=center  
 
|1983
 
|1983
 
|Sep 23
 
|Sep 23
 
|[[Gerrie Coetzee]]
 
|[[Gerrie Coetzee]]
|[[Michael Dokes vs. Gerrie Coetzee|KO 10]]
+
|style="background:lightgreen"|[[Michael Dokes vs. Gerrie Coetzee|KO 10]]
 
|[[Michael Dokes]]
 
|[[Michael Dokes]]
 
|Heavyweight
 
|Heavyweight
|Richfield, OH USA
+
|Richfield, Ohio, USA
 
|- align=center  
 
|- align=center  
 
|1984
 
|1984
 
|Jun 1
 
|Jun 1
 
|[[Gene Hatcher]]
 
|[[Gene Hatcher]]
|[[Johnny Bumphus vs. Gene Hatcher|TKO 11]]
+
|style="background:lightgreen"|[[Johnny Bumphus vs. Gene Hatcher|TKO 11]]
 
|[[Johnny Bumphus]]
 
|[[Johnny Bumphus]]
 
|Jr Welterweight
 
|Jr Welterweight
|Buffalo, NY USA
+
|Buffalo, New York, USA
 
|- align=center  
 
|- align=center  
 
|1985
 
|1985
 
|Sep 21
 
|Sep 21
 
|[[Michael Spinks]]
 
|[[Michael Spinks]]
|[[Larry Holmes vs. Michael Spinks (1st meeting)|UD 15]]
+
|style="background:lightgreen"|[[Larry Holmes vs. Michael Spinks (1st meeting)|UD 15]]
 
|[[Larry Holmes]]
 
|[[Larry Holmes]]
 
|Heavyweight
 
|Heavyweight
|Las Vegas, NV USA
+
|Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
 
|- align=center  
 
|- align=center  
 
|1986
 
|1986
 
|Sep 27
 
|Sep 27
 
|[[Lloyd Honeyghan]]
 
|[[Lloyd Honeyghan]]
|[[Donald Curry vs. Lloyd Honeyghan|TKO 6]]
+
|style="background:lightgreen"|[[Donald Curry vs. Lloyd Honeyghan|TKO 6]]
 
|[[Donald Curry]]
 
|[[Donald Curry]]
 
|Welterweight
 
|Welterweight
|Atlantic City, NJ USA
+
|Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
 
|- align=center  
 
|- align=center  
 
|1987
 
|1987
 
|Apr 6 #
 
|Apr 6 #
 
|[[Sugar Ray Leonard]]
 
|[[Sugar Ray Leonard]]
|[[Sugar Ray Leonard vs. Marvin Hagler|SD 12]]
+
|style="background:lightgreen"|[[Marvin Hagler vs. Sugar Ray Leonard|SD 12]]
 
|[[Marvin Hagler]]
 
|[[Marvin Hagler]]
 
|Middleweight
 
|Middleweight
|Las Vegas, NV USA
+
|Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
 
|- align=center  
 
|- align=center  
 
|1988
 
|1988
 
|Jun 6
 
|Jun 6
 
|[[Iran Barkley]]
 
|[[Iran Barkley]]
|[[Thomas Hearns vs. Iran Barkley (1st meeting)|TKO 3]]
+
|style="background:lightgreen"|[[Thomas Hearns vs. Iran Barkley (1st meeting)|TKO 3]]
 
|[[Thomas Hearns]]
 
|[[Thomas Hearns]]
 
|Middleweight
 
|Middleweight
|Las Vegas, NV USA
+
|Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
 
|- align=center  
 
|- align=center  
 
|1989
 
|1989
 
|Feb 11
 
|Feb 11
 
|[[Rene Jacquot]]
 
|[[Rene Jacquot]]
|[[Donald Curry vs. Rene Jacquot|UD 12]]
+
|style="background:lightgreen"|[[Donald Curry vs. Rene Jacquot|UD 12]]
 
|[[Donald Curry]] (2)
 
|[[Donald Curry]] (2)
 
|Jr Middleweight
 
|Jr Middleweight
|Grenoble, France
+
|Grenoble, FRA
 
|- align=center  
 
|- align=center  
 
|1990
 
|1990
 
|Feb 10
 
|Feb 10
 
|[[James (Buster) Douglas]]
 
|[[James (Buster) Douglas]]
|[[Mike Tyson vs. Buster Douglas|KO 10]]
+
|style="background:lightgreen"|[[Mike Tyson vs. James (Buster) Douglas|KO 10]]
 
|[[Mike Tyson]]
 
|[[Mike Tyson]]
 
|Heavyweight
 
|Heavyweight
|Tokyo, Japan
+
|Tokyo, JPN
 
|- align=center  
 
|- align=center  
 
|1991
 
|1991
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|Mar 1
 
|Mar 1
 
|[[Azumah Nelson]]
 
|[[Azumah Nelson]]
|[[Azumah Nelson vs. Jeff Fenech (2nd meeting)|TKO 8]]
+
|style="background:lightgreen"|[[Azumah Nelson vs. Jeff Fenech (2nd meeting)|TKO 8]]
 
|[[Jeff Fenech]]
 
|[[Jeff Fenech]]
 
|Jr Lightweight
 
|Jr Lightweight
|Melbourne, VIC, Australia
+
|Melbourne, Victoria, AUS
 
|- align=center  
 
|- align=center  
 
|1993
 
|1993
 
|Dec 18
 
|Dec 18
 
|[[Simon Brown]]
 
|[[Simon Brown]]
|[[Terry Norris vs. Simon Brown (1st meeting)|KO 4]]
+
|style="background:lightgreen"|[[Terry Norris vs. Simon Brown (1st meeting)|KO 4]]
 
|[[Terry Norris]]
 
|[[Terry Norris]]
 
|Jr Middleweight
 
|Jr Middleweight
|Puebla, PUE, Mexico
+
|Puebla, Puebla, MEX
 
|- align=center  
 
|- align=center  
 
|1994
 
|1994
 
|Aug 20
 
|Aug 20
 
|[[Vuyani Bungu]]
 
|[[Vuyani Bungu]]
|[[Kennedy McKinney vs. Vuyani Bungu (1st meeting)|UD 12]]
+
|style="background:lightgreen"|[[Kennedy McKinney vs. Vuyani Bungu (1st meeting)|UD 12]]
 
|[[Kennedy McKinney]]
 
|[[Kennedy McKinney]]
 
|Jr Featherweight
 
|Jr Featherweight
|Temba, NWP, South Africa
+
|Temba, North-West, RSA
 
|- align=center  
 
|- align=center  
 
|1995
 
|1995
 
|Sep 8
 
|Sep 8
 
|[[Willy Salazar]]
 
|[[Willy Salazar]]
|[[Danny Romero vs. Willy Salazar|TKO 7]]
+
|style="background:lightgreen"|[[Danny Romero vs. Willy Salazar|TKO 7]]
 
|[[Danny Romero]]
 
|[[Danny Romero]]
 
|Jr Featherweight
 
|Jr Featherweight
|Las Vegas, NV USA
+
|Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
 
|- align=center  
 
|- align=center  
 
|1996
 
|1996
 
|Nov 9 #
 
|Nov 9 #
 
|[[Evander Holyfield]]
 
|[[Evander Holyfield]]
|[[Mike Tyson vs. Evander Holyfield (1st meeting)|TKO 11]]
+
|style="background:lightgreen"|[[Mike Tyson vs. Evander Holyfield (1st meeting)|TKO 11]]
 
|[[Mike Tyson]](2)
 
|[[Mike Tyson]](2)
 
|Heavyweight
 
|Heavyweight
|Las Vegas, NV USA
+
|Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
 
|- align=center  
 
|- align=center  
 
|1997
 
|1997
 
|May 31
 
|May 31
 
|[[Vince Phillips]]
 
|[[Vince Phillips]]
|[[Kostya Tszyu vs. Vince Phillips|TKO 10]]
+
|style="background:lightgreen"|[[Kostya Tszyu vs. Vince Phillips|TKO 10]]
 
|[[Kostya Tszyu]]
 
|[[Kostya Tszyu]]
 
|Jr Welterweight
 
|Jr Welterweight
|Atlantic City, NJ USA
+
|Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
 
|- align=center  
 
|- align=center  
 
|1998
 
|1998
 
|Aug 22 #@
 
|Aug 22 #@
 
|[[Ivan Robinson]]
 
|[[Ivan Robinson]]
|[[Arturo Gatti vs. Ivan Robinson (1st meeting)|SD 10]]
+
|style="background:lightgreen"|[[Arturo Gatti vs. Ivan Robinson (1st meeting)|SD 10]]
 
|[[Arturo Gatti]]
 
|[[Arturo Gatti]]
 
|Lightweight
 
|Lightweight
|Atlantic City, NJ USA
+
|Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
 
|- align=center  
 
|- align=center  
 
|1999
 
|1999
 
|Oct 2
 
|Oct 2
 
|[[Willy Wise]]
 
|[[Willy Wise]]
|[[Julio Cesar Chavez vs. Willy Wise (1st meeting)|UD 10]]
+
|style="background:lightgreen"|[[Julio Cesar Chavez vs. Willy Wise (1st meeting)|UD 10]]
 
|[[Julio Cesar Chavez]]
 
|[[Julio Cesar Chavez]]
 
|Welterweight
 
|Welterweight
|Las Vegas , NV USA
+
|Las Vegas , Nevada, USA
 
|- align=center  
 
|- align=center  
 
|2000
 
|2000
 
|Jun 17
 
|Jun 17
 
|[[Jose Luis Castillo]]
 
|[[Jose Luis Castillo]]
|[[Stevie Johnston vs. Jose Luis Castillo (1st meeting)|MD 12]]
+
|style="background:lightgreen"|[[Stevie Johnston vs. Jose Luis Castillo (1st meeting)|MD 12]]
 
|[[Stevie Johnston]]
 
|[[Stevie Johnston]]
 
|Lightweight
 
|Lightweight
|Bell Gardens, CA USA
+
|Bell Gardens, California, 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
 
|Feb 16
 
|Feb 16
 
|[[Juan Carlos Rubio]]
 
|[[Juan Carlos Rubio]]
|[[Francisco Bojado vs. Juan Carlos Rubio (1st meeting)|UD 10]]
+
|style="background:lightgreen"|[[Francisco Bojado vs. Juan Carlos Rubio (1st meeting)|UD 10]]
 
|[[Francisco Bojado]]
 
|[[Francisco Bojado]]
 
|Jr Welterweight
 
|Jr Welterweight
|Uncasville, CT USA
+
|Uncasville, Connecticut, USA
 
|- align=center  
 
|- align=center  
 
|2003
 
|2003
 
|Mar 8
 
|Mar 8
 
|[[Corrie Sanders]]
 
|[[Corrie Sanders]]
|[[Wladimir Klitschko vs. Corrie Sanders|TKO 2]]
+
|style="background:lightgreen"|[[Wladimir Klitschko vs. Corrie Sanders|TKO 2]]
 
|[[Wladimir Klitschko]]
 
|[[Wladimir Klitschko]]
 
|Heavyweight
 
|Heavyweight
|Hannover, Germany
+
|Hannover, GER
 
|- align=center  
 
|- align=center  
 
|2004
 
|2004
 
|Sep 25
 
|Sep 25
 
|[[Glen Johnson]]
 
|[[Glen Johnson]]
|[[Glen Johnson vs. Roy Jones Jr.|KO 9]]
+
|style="background:lightgreen"|[[Glen Johnson vs. Roy Jones Jr.|KO 9]]
|[[Roy Jones, Jr.]]
+
|[[Roy Jones Jr.]]
 
|Lt Heavyweight
 
|Lt Heavyweight
|Memphis, TN USA
+
|Memphis, Tennessee, USA
 
|- align=center  
 
|- align=center  
 
|2005
 
|2005
 
|Sep 10
 
|Sep 10
 
|[[Zahir Raheem]]
 
|[[Zahir Raheem]]
|[[Erik Morales vs. Zahir Raheem|UD 12]]
+
|style="background:lightgreen"|[[Erik Morales vs. Zahir Raheem|UD 12]]
 
|[[Erik Morales]]
 
|[[Erik Morales]]
 
|Lightweight
 
|Lightweight
|Los Angeles, CA USA
+
|Los Angeles, California, USA
 
|- align=center  
 
|- align=center  
 
|2006
 
|2006
 
|Jan 1
 
|Jan 1
 
|[[Carlos Manuel Baldomir]]
 
|[[Carlos Manuel Baldomir]]
|[[Zab Judah vs. Carlos Manuel Baldomir|UD 12]]
+
|style="background:lightgreen"|[[Zab Judah vs. Carlos Manuel Baldomir|UD 12]]
 
|[[Zab Judah]]
 
|[[Zab Judah]]
 
|Welterweight
 
|Welterweight
|New York, NY USA
+
|New York, New York, 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
 +
|2008
 +
|Oct 18
 +
|[[Bernard Hopkins]]
 +
|style="background:lightgreen"|[[Kelly Pavlik vs. Bernard Hopkins|UD 12]]
 +
|[[Kelly Pavlik]]
 +
|Lt Heavyweight
 +
|Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
 +
|- align=center
 +
|2009
 +
|Oct 10
 +
|[[Juan Carlos Salgado]]
 +
|style="background:lightgreen"|[[Jorge Linares vs. Juan Carlos Salgado|TKO 1]]
 +
|[[Jorge Linares]]
 +
|Jr Lightweight
 +
|Tokyo, JPN
 +
|- align=center
 +
|2010
 +
|Nov 27
 +
|[[Jason Litzau]]
 +
|style="background:lightgreen" |[[Jason Litzau vs. Celestino Caballero|SD 10]]
 +
|[[Celestino Caballero]]
 +
|Jr Lightweight
 +
|Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
 +
|- align=center
 +
|2011
 +
|April 9
 +
|[[Nobuhiro Ishida]]
 +
|style="background:lightgreen"|[[Nobuhiro Ishida vs. James Kirkland|TKO 1]]
 +
|[[James Kirkland]]
 +
|Jr Middleweight
 +
|Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
 +
 
 
|}
 
|}

Revision as of 14:20, 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