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Past winners of THE RING year-end awards

FIGHTER OF THE YEAR                                                                   

1928: Gene Tunney

1929: Tommy Loughran

1930: Max Schmeling

1931: Tommy Loughran

1932: Jack Sharkey

1933: No Award

1934: Tony Canzoneri; Barney Ross

1935: Barney Ross

1936: Joe Louis

1937: Henry Armstrong

1938: Joe Louis

1939: Joe Louis

1940: Billy Conn

1941: Joe Louis

1942: Ray Robinson

1943: Fred Apostoli

1944: Beau Jack

1945: Willie Pep

1946: Tony Zale

1947: Gus Lesnevich

1948: Ike Williams

1949: Ezzard Charles

1950: Ezzard Charles

1951: Ray Robinson

1952: Rocky Marciano

1953: Bobo Olson

1954: Rocky Marciano

1955: Rocky Marciano

1956: Floyd Patterson

1957: Carmen Basilio

1958: Ingemar Johansson

1959: Ingemar Johansson

1960: Floyd Patterson

1961: Joe Brown

1962: Dick Tiger

1963: Cassius Clay

1964: Emile Griffith

1965: Dick Tiger

1966: No Award

1967: Joe Frazier

1968: Nino Benvenuti

1969: Jose Napoles

1970: Joe Frazier

1971: Joe Frazier

1972: Muhammad Ali; Carlos Monzon

1973: George Foreman

1974: Muhammad Ali

1975: Muhammad Ali

1976: George Foreman

1977: Carlos Zarate

1978: Muhammad Ali

1979: Ray Leonard

1980: Thomas Hearns

1981: Ray Leonard; Salvador Sanchez

1982: Larry Holmes

1983: Marvin Hagler; Donald Curry

1984: Thomas Hearns

1985: Marvin Hagler; Donald Curry

1986: Mike Tyson

1987: Evander Holyfield

1988: Mike Tyson

1989: Pernell Whitaker

1990: Julio Cesar Chavez

1991: James Toney

1992: Riddick Bowe

1993: Michael Carbajal

1994: Roy Jones

1995: Oscar De La Hoya

1996: Evander Holyfield

1997: Evander Holyfield

1998: Floyd Mayweather

1999: Paulie Ayala

2000: Felix Trinidad

2001: Bernard Hopkins

2002: Vernon Forrest

2003: James Toney

2004: Glen Johnson

2005: Ricky Hatton

2006: Manny Pacquiao

2007: Floyd Mayweather

2008: Manny Pacquiao

2009: Manny Pacquiao

2010: Sergio Martinez

2011: Andre Ward

2012: Juan Manuel Marquez

2013: Adonis Stevenson

2014: Sergey Kovalev

2015: Tyson Fury

 

FIGHT OF THE YEAR

1945: Rocky Graziano KO 10 Freddy 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 3 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 Ray Robinson

1958: Ray Robinson W15 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 5 Ron Lyle

1977: Jimmy Young W 12 George Foreman

1978: Leon Spinks W 15 Muhammad Ali

1979: Danny Lopez KO 15 Mike Ayala

1980: Matthew Saad Muhammad KO 14 Yaqui Lopez

1981: Sugar Ray Leonard Thomas Hearns

1982: Bobby Chacon W 15 Bazooka Limon

1983: Bobby Chacon W 12 Cornelius Boza-Edwards

1984: Jose Luis Ramirez KO 4 Edwin Rosario

1985: Marvin Hagler KO 3 Thomas Hearns

1986: Steve 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 Chiquita Gonzalez

1994: Jorge Castro KO 9 John David Jackson

1995: Saman Sorjaturong KO 7 Chiquita Gonzalez

1996: Evander Holyfield KO 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: Micky Ward W 10 Emanuel Burton

2002: Micky Ward W 10 Arturo Gatti

2003: Arturo Gatti W 10 Micky Ward

2004: Marco Antonio Barrera W 12 Erik Morales

2005: Diego Corrales KO 10 Jose Luis Castillo

2006: Sommsak Sithchatchawal KO 10 Mahyar Monshipour

2007: Israel Vasquez KO 6 Rafael Marquez

2008: Israel Vasquez W 12 Rafael Marquez

2009: Juan Manuel Marquez KO 9 Juan Diaz

2010: Giovani Seguara KO 8 Ivan Calderon

2011: Victor Ortiz UD 12 Andre Berto

2012: Juan Manuel Marquez KO 6 Manny Pacquiao

2013: Tim Bradley UD 12 Ruslan Provodnikov

2014: Lucas Matthysse KO 11 John Molina

2015: Francisco Vargas KO 9 Takashi Miura

 

ROUND OF THE YEAR

1945: Joyce-Williams, 12

1946: Zale-Graziano, 6

1947: Louis-Walcott, 4

1948: Louis-Walcott, 11

1949: Graziano-Fusuari, 10

1950: LaMotta-Dauthuille,15

1951: Marciano-Louis, 8

1952: Marciano-Walcott, 13

1953: Gavilan-Basilio, 2

1954: Moore-Johnson, 14

1955: Moore-Olson, 3

1956: Robinson-Olson, 4

1957: Robinson-Fullmer, 5

1958: Johansson-Machen, 1

1959: Johansson-Patterson, 3

1960: Patterson-Johansson, 5

1961: Patterson-Johansson, 1

1962: Liston-Patterson, 1

1963: Liston-Patterson, 1

1964: Torres-Olsen, 1

1965: Torres-Pastrano, 6

1966: Ortiz-Ramos, 5

1967: Tiger-Rouse, 12

1968: Foster-Tiger, 4

1969: Benvenuti-Rodriguez, 11

1970: Ali-Bonavena, 15

1971: Frazier-Ali, 15

1972: Ali-Foster, 5

1973: Foreman-Frazier, 2

1974: Ali-Foreman, 8

1975: Ali-Frazier, 12

1976: Foreman-Lyle, 4 & 5

1977: Young-Foreman, 12

1978: Spinks-Ali, 15

1979: Franklin-Johnson, 8

1980: Saad Muhammad-Lopez, 8

1981: Lee-LoCicero, 5

1982: Gomez-Pintor, 3

1983: Holmes-Witherspoon, 9

1984: Meza-Garza, 1

1985: Hagler-Hearns,1

1986: Cruz-McGuigan, 15

1987: Seabrooks-Jacob, 1

1988: Typon-Spinks, 1

1989: Gutierrez-Franklin, 12

1990: Davis-Breland, 9

1991: No Award

1992: Bowe-Holyfield, 10

1993: Norris-Waters, 2

1994: Castro-Jackson, 9

1995: Sorjaturon-Gonzalez, 7

1996: Liles-Littles, 3

1997: Gatti-Ruelas, 5

1998: Robinson-Gatti II, 3

1999: De La Hoya-Quartery, 6

2000: Moraels-Barrera, 5

2001: Hopkins-Trinidad, 10

2002: Ward-Gatti I,9

2003: Freitas-Barrios, 11

2004: Barrera-Morales III, 11

2005: Corrales-Castillo 1, 10

2006: Sithchatchawal-Monshipour, 10

2007: Vasquez-Marquez II, 3

2008: Vasquez-Marquez III, 4

2009: Marcos Maidana-Victor Ortiz, 1

2010: Juan Manuel Marquez-Bernabe Concepcion, 1

2011: James Kirkland-Alfredo Angulo, 1

2012: Sergio Martinez-Julio Cesar Chavez Jr., 12

2013: Tim Bradley-Ruslan Provodnikov, 6

2014: Tommy Coyle-Daniel Brizuela, 11

2015: Amir Imam-Fidel Maldonado Jr., 3

 

KNOCKOUT OF THE YEAR

1989: Michael Nunn KO 1 Sumbu Kalambay

1990: Terry Norris KO 1 John Mugabi

1991: No Award

1992: Kennedy McKinney KO 11 Welcome Ncita

          Morris East KO 11 Akinobu Hiranaka

1993: Gerald McClellan KO 5 Julian Jackson

1994: George Foreman KO 10 Michael Moorer

1995: Julio Cesar Vasquez KO 11 Carl Daniels

1996: Wilfredo Vasquez KO 11 Eloy Rojas

1997: Arturo Gatti KO 5 Gabriel Ruelas

1998: Roy Jones KO 4 Virgil Hill

1999: Derrick Jefferson KO 6 Maurice Harris

2000: Ben Tackie KO 10 Roberto Garcia

2001: Lennox Lewis KO 4 Hasim Rahman

2002: Lennox Lewis KO 8 Mike Tyson

2003: Rocky Juarez KO 10 Antonio Diaz

2004: Antonio Tarver KO 2 Roy Jones

2005: Allan Green KO 1 Jaidon Codrington

2006: Calvin Brock KO 6 Zuri Lawrence

2007: Nonito Donaire KO 5 Vic Darchinyan

2008: Edison Miranda KO 3 David Banks

2009: Manny Pacquiao KO 2 Ricky Hatton

2010: Sergio Martinez KO 2 Paul Williams

2011: Nonito Donaire KO 2 Fernando Montiel

2012: Juan Manuel Marquez KO 6 Manny Pacquiao

2013: Adonis Stevenson KO 1 Chad Dawson

2014: Carl Froch KO 8 George Groves

2015: Canelo Alvarez KO 3 James Kirkland

 

UPSET OF THE YEAR

1980: Yasutsune Uehara KO 6 Sammy Serrano

1981: Roger Staffor W 10 Pipino Cuevas

1982: Kirkland Laing W 10 Roberto Duran

1983: Gerrie Coetzee KO 10 Michael Dokes

1984: Gene Hatcher KO 11 Johnny Bumphus

1985: Michael Spinks W 15 Larry Holmes

1986: Lloyd Honeyghan KO 6 Donald Curry

1987: Sugar Ray Leonard W 12 Marvin Hagler

1988: Iran Barkley KO 3 Thomas Hearns

1989: Rene Jacquot W 12 Donald Curry

1990: Buster Douglas KO 10 Mike Tyson

1991: No Award

1992: Azumah Nelson KO 8 Jeff Fenech

1993: Simon Brown KO 4 Terry Norris

1994: Vuyani Bungu W 12 Kennedy McKinney

1995: Willy Salazar KO 7 Danny Romero

1996: Evander Holyfield KO 11 Mike Tyson

1997: Vince Phillips KO 10 Kostya Tszyu

1998: Ivan Robinson W 10 Arturo Gatti

1999: Willy Wise W 10 Julio Cesar Chavez

2000: Jose Luis Castillo W 12 Steve Johnston

2001: Hasim Rahman KO 5 Lennox Lewis

2002: Juan Carlos Rubio W 10 Francisco Bojado

2003: Corrie Sanders KO 2 Wladimir Klitschko

2004: Glen Johnson KO 9 Roy Jones

2005: Zahir Raheem W 12 Erik Morales

2006: Carlos Baldomir W 12 Zab Judah

2007: Nonito Donaire KO 5 Vic Darchinyan

2008: Bernard Hopkins W 12 Kelly Pavlik

2009: Juan Carlos Salgado KO 1 Jorge Linares

2010: Jason Litzau W 10 Celestino Caballero

2011: Nobuhiro Ishida KO 1 James Kirkland

2012: Sonny Boy Jaro KO 6 Pongsaklek Wonjongkam

2013: Marcos Maidana UD 12 Adrien Broner

2014: Chris Algieri SD 12 Ruslan Provodnikov

2015: Tyson Fury UD 12 Wladimir Klitschko

 

COMEBACK OF THE YEAR

1980: Shoji Oguma

1981: Jimmy Young

1982: Bobby Chacon

1983: Roberto Duran

1984: Marvin Johnson

1985: Lupe Pintor

1986: Edwin Rosario

1987: Frankie Duarte

1988: Michael Dokes

1989: Roberto Duran

1990: Tony Lopez

1991: Vinny Pazienza

1992: Iran Barkley

1993: Zack Padilla

1994: George Foreman

1995: Azumah Nelson

1996: Danny Romero

1997: Vince Phillips

1998: Kostya Tszyu

1999: Michael Carbajal

2000: Virgil Hill

2001: John Michael Johnson

2002: Arturo Gatti

2003: James Toney

2004: Marco Antonio Barrera

2005: Ike Quartey

2006: Oleg Maskaev

2007: Paul Malignaggi

2008: Vitali Klitschko

2009: Floyd Mayweather Jr.

2010: Bernard Hopkins

2011: Erik Morales

2012: Danny Jacobs

2013: Manny Pacquiao

2014: Miguel Cotto

2015: Badou Jack

 

EVENT OF THE YEAR

1993: Fan Man at Holyfield-Bowe

1994: Revenge: The Rematches

1995: Tyson returns

1996: Riot at The Garden

1997: The bite

1998: Tyson’s reinstatement

1999: The IBF indictments

2000: Mosley vs. De La Hoya

2001: Middleweight World Championship Series

2002: The Lewis-Tyson press conference brawl

2003: Roy Jones fights at heavyweight

2004: Lennox Lewis retirement

2005: The Contender

2006: Corrales-Castillo III Weigh-in

2007: Mayweather-De La Hoya

2008: Retirement of Floyd Mayweather

2009: Margarito caught cheating

2010: The failure to make Mayweather-Pacquiao

2011: Pacquiao-Marquez III

2012: Sept. 15 dueling shows in Las Vegas (Martinez-Chavez Jr. and Alvarez-Lopez)

2013: Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Canelo Alvarez

2014: Carl Froch-George Groves II

2015: Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao

 

 

 

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