1999-2000 Boxing Middleweights (160 lbs)
|Dec. 12||Bernard Hopkins||Antwun Echols||Wu 12||IBF||Miami|
|Mar. 3||William Joppy||Fernando Zuniga*||Wu 10||—||Las Vegas|
|Mar. 11||Armand Krajnc||Jonathan Com||KO 2||—||Lubeck, GER|
|Apr. 8||Hacine Cherifi||Alex Lubo||KO 1||—||Paris|
|Apr. 29||Keith Holmes||Robert McCracken||TKO 11||WBC||London|
|May 13||Bernard Hopkins||Syd Vanderpool||Wu 12||IBF||Indianapolis|
|May 20||William Joppy||Rito Ruvalcaba||TKO 1||WBA||Tunica, Miss.|
|July 25||Howard Eastman||Ahmet Dottuev||TKO 4||—||London|
|Aug. 12||Erland Betare||Davide Ciarlante||Wu 12||—||St. Marten, FRA|
|Sept. 16||William Joppy||Hacine Cherifi||Wu 12||WBA||Las Vegas|
*Zuniga was a last-minute replacement because the No.1 contender, Rito Ruvalcaba, came down with acute tonsillitis and was ruled unfit to challenge. The fight was downgraded to 10-round, non-title belt.
|Super Middleweights (168 lbs)||Major Bouts, 1999-2000||Junior Middleweights (154 lbs)|
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