1998-99 Boxing Middleweights (160 lbs)
|Jan. 30||Bert Schenk||Freeman Barr||KO 4||WBO*||Cottbus, GER|
|Feb. 5||Andrew Council||Michael Ward||Wu 10||—||Pikesville, Md.|
|Feb. 6||Bernard Hopkins||Robert Allen||TKO 7||IBF||Washington, D.C.|
|Feb. 7||Keith Holmes||Alex Lubo||TKO 1||—||Bay St. Louis, Miss.|
|Feb. 20||Julio Cesar Green||Darren Obah||TKO 9||WBA†||New York City|
|Mar. 6||Robert McCracken||Steve Fisher||TKO 9||—||Atlantic City|
|Apr. 24||Keith Holmes||Hassine Cherifi||TKO 7||WBC||Washington, D.C.|
|May 21||Dana Rosenblatt||Lloyd Bryan||Wu 10||—||Mashantucket, Conn.|
|May 22||Bert Schenk||Jose Ramon Medina-Padilla||Wu 12||WBO||Budapest, HUN|
|May 28||Davey Hilton Jr.||Stephane Ouellet||KO 3||—||Montreal, CAN|
|July 17||Jason Matthews||Ryan Rhodes||TKO 2||WBO‡||Doncaster, ENG|
|July 24||William Joppy||Napolean Pitt||KO 1||—||Las Vegas|
|Sept. 24||William Joppy||Julio Cesar Green||TKO 7||WBA||Washington, D.C.|
|Sept. 24||Keith Holmes||Andrew Council||Wu 12||WBC||Washington, D.C.|
*Schenk won the vacant WBO title.
†Green won the vacant WBA interim title. Reigning WBA middleweight champ William Joppy suffered a broken neck in an automobile accident in Jan. 1999 so a bout for the interim belt was held. Joppy's WBA belt was not at risk for his July 24 fight with Napoleon Pitt.
‡Matthews won the vacant WBO interim title.
|Super Middleweights (168 lbs)||Major Bouts, 1998-99||Junior Middleweights (154 lbs)|