Ring Magazine Upset of the Year

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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