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Light Heavyweight (178 lbs)

Year  Final Match
1920 Eddie Eagan, USA Decision
1924 Harry Mitchell, GBR Decision
1928 Victor Avendaño, ARG Decision
1932 David Carstens, S. AfrDecision
1936 Roger Michelot, FRA Decision
1948 George Hunter, S. Afr Decision
1952 Norvel Lee, USA Decision, 3-0
1956 Jim Boyd, USA Decision
1960 Cassius Clay, USA Decision, 5-0
1964 Cosimo Pinto, ITA Decision, 3-2
1968 Dan Poznjak, USSR Default
1972 Mate Parlov, YUG Stopped, 2nd
1976 Leon Spinks, USA Stopped, 3rd
1980 Slobodan Kacar, YUG Decision, 4-1
1984 Anton Josipovic, YUG Default
1988 Andrew Maynard, USA Decision, 5-0
1992 Torsten May, GER Decision, 8-3
1996Vasilii Jirov, KAZDecision, 17-4
2000Alexander Lebziak, RUSDecision, 20-6
2004 Andre Ward, USADecision, 20-13
2008 Zhanf Xiaoping, CHNDecision, 11-7
2012 Egor Mekhontsev, RUSFinal, 15-15
Note: Cassius Clay changed his name to Muhammad Ali after winning the world heavyweight championship in 1964.

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