The Ring magazine was established in 1922 and has named a Fighter of the Year since 1928, which this list covers. The award, selected by the magazine editors, is based on a boxer's performance in the ring.[1]

Award winners

1920s

1930s

Barney Ross

1940s

1950s

1960s

Muhammad Ali, who was named 'fighter of the year' more times than any other fighter. Was not awarded the honor in 1966 due to draft controversy, but it was retroactively awarded in December 2016. Ali won the award six times in total.
Muhammad Ali, who was named 'fighter of the year' more times than any other fighter. Was not awarded the honor in 1966 due to draft controversy, but it was retroactively awarded in December 2016. Ali won the award six times in total.

1970s

1980s

1990s

2000s

2010s

2020s

Fighter of the Decade

See also

References

  1. ^ "Past Winners of The Ring Year-End Awards". The Ring. Retrieved February 1, 2020.