Featherweights (126 lbs)
|Oct. 22||Naseem Hamed||Cesar Soto||Wu 12||WBC/WBO||Detroit|
|Nov. 13||Paul Ingle||Manuel Medina||Wu 12||IBF||Hull, ENG|
|Jan. 30||Freddie Norwood||Takashi Koshimoto||KO 9||WBA||Nagoya, JPN|
|Mar. 11||Naseem Hamed||Vuyani Bungu||TKO 4||WBO||London|
|Apr. 14||Guty Espadas||Luisito Espinosa||TWu 11||WBC†||Merida, MEX|
|Apr. 29||Paul Ingle||Junior Jones||TKO 11||IBF||New York City|
|May 25||Freddie Norwood||Pablo Chacon||Wu 12||WBA||Mendoza, ARG|
|June 17||Erik Morales||Mike Juarez||KO 3||—||Los Angeles|
|June 23||Guty Espadas||Wethya Sakmuangklang||Wu 12||WBC||Merida, MEX|
|July 15||Derrick Gainer||Richard Carrillo||TKO 4||—||Biloxi, Miss.|
|Aug. 19||Naseem Hamed||Augie Sanchez||TKO 4||WBO||Ledyard, Conn.|
|Aug. 27||Juan M. Marquez||Daniel Jimenez||TKO 7||—||Las Vegas|
|Sept. 2||Erik Morales||Kevin Kelley||TKO 7||WBC*||El Paso, Tex.|
|Sept. 9||Derrick Gainer||Freddie Norwood||TKO 11||WBA||New Orleans|
†Naseem Hamed vacated the WBC title on January 9 after deciding to keep the WBO belt. The WBC only would sanction the Oct. 22, 1999 featherweight title fight between Hamed, the WBO champ, and Cesar Soto, the WBC champ, after both fighters agreed that the winner would keep only one of the belts that was on the line that night.
*Erik Morales won the interim WBC belt that was sanctioned after current WBC featherweight champion Guty Espadas suffered a broken collar bone during training.
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