The Ring magazine Fighter of the Year

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The Ring magazine was established in 1922 and has named a Fighter of the Year since 1928, which this list covers.wikipedia
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Gene Tunney

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He retired undefeated as a heavyweight after his victory over Tom Heeney in 1928, after which Tunney was named Fighter of the Year by The Ring magazine.

Tommy Loughran

Loughran was named the Ring Magazine's Fighter of the Year twice, first in 1929 and again 1931.

Henry Armstrong

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The Ring magazine named him Fighter of the Year in 1937.

Ike Williams

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Williams was known for his great right hand, and was named to The Ring magazine's list of 100 greatest punchers of all time as well as The Ring magazine Fighter of the Year for 1948.

Floyd Patterson

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In 1956 and 1960, Patterson was voted Fighter of the Year by The Ring magazine and the Boxing Writers Association of America.

Bobo Olson

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Following his success Olson was voted Ring magazine's fighter of the year for 1953.

Carmen Basilio

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The Ring magazine named him Fighter of the Year in 1957, while the Boxing Writers Association of America (BWAA) named him Fighter of the Year in 1955 and 1957.

Emile Griffith

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In 1963 and 1964, Griffith was voted Fighter of the Year by The Ring magazine and the Boxing Writers Association of America.

Nino Benvenuti

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In 1968, Benvenuti was voted Fighter of the Year by The Ring magazine.

Joe Frazier

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The Ring magazine named him Fighter of the Year in 1967, 1970 and 1971, while the Boxing Writers Association of America (BWAA) named him Fighter of the Year in 1969, 1971 and 1975.

Muhammad Ali

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Ali is the only boxer to be named The Ring magazine Fighter of the Year six times.

Dick Tiger

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The Ring magazine named him Fighter of the Year in 1962 and 1965, while the Boxing Writers Association of America (BWAA) named him Fighter of the Year in 1962 and 1966.

Carlos Zárate Serna

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Zárate was voted Fighter of the Year by The Ring magazine in 1977.

Sugar Ray Leonard

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The Ring magazine named him Fighter of the Year in 1979 and 1981, while the Boxing Writers Association of America (BWAA) named him Fighter of the Year in 1976, 1979, and 1981.

Willie Pep

In 1945, Pep was voted Fighter of the Year by The Ring magazine.

The Ring (magazine)

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The Ring magazine was established in 1922 and has named a Fighter of the Year since 1928, which this list covers.

Thomas Hearns

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Hearns was named Fighter of the Year by The Ring magazine and the Boxing Writers Association of America in 1980 and 1984; the latter following his knockout of Roberto Durán.

Marvelous Marvin Hagler

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He was named Fighter of the Decade (1980s) by Boxing Illustrated magazine, and twice named Fighter of the Year by The Ring magazine and the Boxing Writers Association of America.

Salvador Sánchez

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The Ring magazine named both him, and Sugar Ray Leonard, as Fighter of the Year in 1981.

Gus Lesnevich

In addition to his various accolades, Lesnevich was named Ring Magazine Fighter of the Year in 1947.

Pernell Whitaker

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In 1989, Whitaker was named Fighter of the Year by The Ring magazine and the Boxing Writers Association of America.

Riddick Bowe

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That same year, Bowe was named Fighter of the Year by The Ring and the Boxing Writers' Association of America.

Julio César Chávez

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Chávez was named Fighter of the Year for 1987 and 1990 by the Boxing Writers Association of America and The Ring respectively.

Roy Jones Jr.

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The Ring magazine named Jones the Fighter of the Year in 1994, and the World Boxing Hall of Fame named him the Fighter of the Year for 2003.

James Toney

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In 1991 and 2003, Toney was voted Fighter of the Year by The Ring magazine and the Boxing Writers Association of America.