July 30, 1994
Former WBC titleholder Trevor Berbick KO's Paul (Rocky) Phillips to become the first IBC champion.
Aug. 4, 1994
Danell Nicholson wins a split decision over John Ruiz for the IBO title, which became vacant when Butler was stripped for failing to make a defense against Nicholson, the No. 1 contender.
Sept. 24, 1994
Oliver McCall grabs the WBC title by knocking out Lewis in the second round.
Oct. 29, 1994
Thunder wins a decision over Richard Mason for the IBO title. The crown became vacant when Nicholson was stripped for pulling out of a scheduled defense against Thunder.
Nov. 5, 1994
At 45, Foreman becomes boxing's oldest heavyweight champ by knocking out Moorer to win the WBA and IBF titles.
Nov. 28, 1994
The World Boxing Union (WBU) is conceived in England by a former IBF officer who is fed up with the politics in boxing's sanctioning organizations.
Dec. 3, 1994
Tim Puller KO's Sherman Griffin for the IBC championship, which became vacant when Berbick refused to fight Puller.
Dec. 21, 1994
Promoter Bob Arum posts a letter accepting the WBU title on behalf of Foreman. A month later Foreman accepts the belt during a press conference in Los Angeles.
March 5, 1995
The WBA strips its title from Foreman, who defied that organization by arranging to defend his titles against Axel Schulz on April 22 rather than either Tony Tucker or Bruce Seldon, the WBA's No. 1 and No. 2 contenders, respectively. The WBA announces that Tucker and Seldon will fight for the vacated title.
March 7, 1995
Thunder beats Berbick, who now goes by the name Israel T. Berbick, to retain his IBO title. Promoters bill Berbick as the IBC champion, although that organization recognizes only Puller.