Fight of the Year 1945-2003

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    Fight of the Year

    Year Winner Result Loser
    1945 Rocky Graziano KO 10 Red Cochrane
    1946 Tony Zale KO 6 Rocky Graziano
    1947 Rocky Graziano KO 6 Tony Zale
    1948 Marcel Cerdan KO 12 Tony Zale
    1949 Willie Pep W 15 Sandy Saddler
    1950 Jake LaMotta KO 15 Laurent Dauthuille
    1951 Jersey Joe Walcott KO 7 Ezzard Charles
    1952 Rocky Marciano KO 13 Jersey Joe Walcott
    1953 Rocky Marciano KO 11 Roland LaStarza
    1954 Rocky Marciano KO 8 Ezzard Charles
    1955 Carmen Basilio KO 12 Tony DeMarco
    1956 Carmen Basilio KO 9 Johnny Saxton
    1957 Carmen Basilio W 15 Sugar Ray Robinson
    1958 Sugar Ray Robinson W 15 Carmen Basilio
    1959 Gene Fullmer KO 14 Carmen Basilio
    1960 Floyd Patterson KO 5 Ingemar Johansson
    1961 Joe Brown W 15 Dave Charnley
    1962 Joey Giardello W 10 Henry Hank
    1963 Cassius Clay W 10 Doug Jones
    1964 Cassius Clay KO 7 Sonny Liston
    1965 Floyd Patterson W 12 George Chuvalo
    1966 Jose Torres W 15 Eddie Cotton
    1967 Nino Benvenuti W 15 Emile Griffith
    1968 Dick Tiger W 10 Frank DePaula
    1969 Joe Frazier KO 7 Jerry Quarry
    1970 Carlos Monzon KO 12 Nino Benvenuti
    1971 Joe Frazier W 15 Muhammad Ali
    1972 Bob Foster KO 14 Chris Finnegan
    1973 George Foreman KO 2 Joe Frazier
    1974 Muhammad Ali KO 8 George Foreman
    1975 Muhammad Ali KO 14 Joe Frazier
    1976 George Foreman KO 4 Ron Lyle
    1977 Jimmy Young W 12 George Foreman
    1978 Leon Spinks W 15 Muhammad Ali
    1979 Danny Lopez KO 15 Mike Ayala
    1980 Saad Muhammad KO 14 Yaqui Lopez
    1981 Sugar Ray Leonard KO 14 Thomas Hearns
    1982 Bobby Chacon W 15 Rafael Limon
    1983 Bobby Chacon W 12 C. Boza-Edwards
    1984 Jose Luis Ramirez KO 4 Edwin Rosario
    1985 Marvin Hagler KO 3 Thomas Hearns
    1986 Stevie Cruz W 15 Barry McGuigan
    1987 Sugar Ray Leonard W 12 Marvin Hagler
    1988 Tony Lopez W 12 Rocky Lockridge
    1989 Roberto Duran W 12 Iran Barkley
    1990 Julio Cesar Chavez KO 12 Meldrick Taylor
    1991 Robert Quiroga W 12 Akeem Anifowoshe
    1992 Riddick Bowe W 12 Evander Holyfield
    1993 Michael Carbajal KO 7 Humberto Gonzalez
    1994 Jorge Castro TKO 9 John David Jackson
    1995 Saman Sorjaturong KO 7 Chiquita Gonzalez
    1996 Evander Holyfield TKO 11 Mike Tyson
    1997 Arturo Gatti KO 5 Gabriel Ruelas
    1998 Ivan Robinson W 10 Arturo Gatti
    1999 Paulie Ayala W 12 Johnny Tapia
    2000 Erik Morales W 12 Marco Antonio Barrera
    2001 Mickey Ward W 10 Emanuel Burton
    2002 Mickey Ward W 10 Arturo Gatti
    2003 Arturo Gatti W 10 Mickey Ward

    [ June 30, 2004, 04:56 PM: Message edited by: El Terrible ]
     

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