- Randy Turpin pts 15 Sugar Ray Robinson
The eternal pound-for-pound king had only lost once prior to meeting Turpin, but had spent his preparation time jaunting around Europe. He won the rematch in America.
- Ricky Hatton rtd 11 Kostya Tszyu
On a Manchester night drenched in emotion, Hatton produced a career-defining win to topple the great Kostya Tszyu.
- Joe Calzaghe w pts 12 Jeff Lacy
The American travelled to Manchester with a fearsome reputation but was utterly dominated by an inspired Calzaghe.
- Oliver McCall rsf 2 Lennox Lewis
Lewis lost his WBC heavyweight title in Wembley when heavy underdog McCall stunned him inside two, prompting Lennox to team up with trainer Emanuel Steward.
- Tony Bellew rsf 11 David Haye
A ruptured Achilles tendon wrecked Haye’s movement, but Bellew boxed brilliantly to pull off the win.
- Breidis Prescott ko 1 Amir Khan
Khan’s fragilities came to light when unfancied Prescott obliterated him inside a round.
- Nigel Benn ko 10 Gerald McClellan
Benn rose from two knockdowns to prevail in a battle which tragically left McClellan permanently injured.
- Ricky Burns pts 12 Roman Martinez
Dropped in the first, Burns boxed out of his skin to dethrone previously unbeaten Martinez.
- Carl Thompson rsf 5 David Haye
Haye’s steep trajectory nosedived after Thompson dragged him into a dogfight.
- James Smith ko 10 Frank Bruno
National darling Bruno was comfortably ahead going into the 10th, but ‘Bonecrusher’ mowed him down in the final round.