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Losing patience!

Its all about styles. I like Garcia but he s all wrong for Floyd but on the list for most deserved -( unlike Khan).Maidanas same approach as the Broner fight makes for an entertaining fight. Pacman Flattens him SPLAT

Posted December 24, 2013 8:20 am 


joey

public enemy.bang on my son.

Posted December 23, 2013 11:52 am 


Losing patience!

The biggest coward award goes to the one and only Mayweather. The biggest liar award again Mayweather. The biggest con artist……you guessed it

Posted December 23, 2013 11:36 am 


WHAT!?!

Err, Yeah SRed, that’s exactly what I said. North America still has the money, hence fighters travelling to get paid. Also like I said, North America does not have the fighters anymore and shouldn’t be getting the accolades that they still are, like in this report. You’re not too bright are ya?

Posted December 23, 2013 2:25 am 


SREDMOND

What, Kovalev and Golovkin are boxing in the US on US networks that said if they choose to confine themselves to their countries of origin they would make less $$$ and not be known… Boxers have come to the US for eons in order to get paid and achieve Global acclaim ask Pacquiao..Asia did not treat him too well…

Posted December 22, 2013 6:54 pm 


WHAT!?!

Shouldn’t the title of this report be “North American Year End Awards”. What a joke. No mention of Kovalev, GGG, the two most feared and avoided fighters in the world. Then there is Rigo who still seems to be underrated even if he did completely outclass Donaire to win a world title in his 12th or 13th fight. I could go on but it would end up being a ‘war and peace’ epic. North America still has the money in boxing but it definitely does not have the fighters in boxing anymore. There is a large world out there, trying looking a bit further abroad.

Posted December 22, 2013 4:37 pm 


Россия Москва

Трус года – Флойд Мейвезер
Челюсть года – Тимоти Бредли
Поддельный чемпион года – Шуменов

Posted December 22, 2013 12:50 pm 


Boxtradamus

Rigo is a very SKILLED Fighter with an extremely HIGH Boxing IQ. But he falls short in BOTH departments vs Floyd. Rigo was dropped by a straight right vs Cordova due to a Boxing IQ error. Same reason he was dropped vs Donaire. But Floyd hasn’t been dropped PERIOD. Cordova is a #0 P4P rated Fighter. NO way a #0 P4P rated Fighter drops Floyd. And I DO believe in MIRACLES.

Posted December 22, 2013 11:12 am 


somerset

Fighter of the year for me is Rigondeaux – he outclassed a proper p4p. And he’s the most skilled fighter today.

Posted December 22, 2013 4:22 am 


Turb0-H@mster..

Fighter of the year: Kovalev.

Four fights against the highest ranked guys he could get in the ring with him. WIns a title away from home. Four nice KO’s – against guys who had outperformed the opponents of the other major players in his class who won`t touch him.

Floyd – well look he is p4p#1 for a reason, but what was the wood on Canelo for the longest time? Overrated ginger muppet struggling past nobodies like Matthew Hatton. He has one breakout fight – vs Trout in which he in no way dominated, and then he is this great opponent?

Nah – Lara just showed Trout’s place, and Lara has had trouble with other JMWs. There is a perception that COtto and Canelo are a step above the other JMW’s, and that beating the likes of Trout put you there, but I dont see it that way.

Posted December 22, 2013 2:55 am 


Turb0-H@mster..

I wouldn`t give Wilder KO of the year. LIakhovich had been stopped in his last two fights. He`d lost 4 in 6 and the 2 he won were nobodies.

Last fight he won against anyone in the top 100 was 7 years before.

He doesn`t even qualify as a journeyman.

I`d give KO of the year to Gonzeles over Mares.

Posted December 22, 2013 2:45 am 


yourdad

Danny Garcia had a memorable year for me.
Maidana beating Broner was a pretty big upset, as was Garcia vs Mathysse

Posted December 22, 2013 12:10 am 


Fight Aficionado

IMO upset of the year is Maidana over Broner. Very few of us thought he’d win that. I think the most impressive upset was Rigo over Donaire, though IMO that wasn’t actually an upset. Still Rigo was a 3/1 dog and it was a marquee fight at MSG with one of the top PFP guys losing. That’s dramatic. Of course establishing the real upset of the year is just a matter of checking the odds in major fights.

Posted December 21, 2013 9:36 pm 


Fight Aficionado

Not a very good list in any of the categories. GGG has been busy and scored several KOs, Kovalev and Stevenson have as well, Rigondeaux scored two impressive wins and won as a heavy underdog, the list goes on. Floyd won two fights against 3/1 or bigger underdogs. The other categories are also odd. Wilder with KO of the year? Against a walking corpse who’s been shot for years? Cmon Slater you can do better than this.

Posted December 21, 2013 8:59 pm 


Jim

I agree with that last comment. just watched the Malinga v Hall fight! Fantastic stuff! What a brilliant fight. 12 rounds of blood and thunder. Great stuff. Thrilling from start to finish. Well done Stewie! Fought like a lion. Classic scrap. Brilliant stuff.

Posted December 21, 2013 8:13 pm 


Anonymous

Fight of the year …. Hall v Malinga … What a barn burner!!! Great fight.

Posted December 21, 2013 8:06 pm 


lol

like that other hype job broner.

Posted December 21, 2013 7:28 pm 


TARK

I guess you took that to mean I’m picking Canelo

Posted December 21, 2013 6:42 pm 


TARK

You said Floyd was going to KO Canelo… I said, “With what?”

Posted December 21, 2013 6:41 pm 


TARK

I never said Canelo was going to beat Mayweather you blithering fool. I always had Floyd the GOAT and always favored Floyd to win a D over Canelo… Always had Floyd favored 8:5 all the way through and never said a damned thing different.

Posted December 21, 2013 6:39 pm 


TARK

Sredmond…, You’re a blathering idiot. STFU. I don’t give a damn what a few Cuban haters say.

Posted December 21, 2013 6:36 pm 


SREDMOND

Yeah Tark, the Molina fight was CONTROVERSIAL and that’s just a FACT you can pretend it wasn’t but that defies consensus… We know you are DOG who will do anything and say anything to sell a ridiculous point…

Posted December 21, 2013 6:17 pm 


SREDMOND

NO Tark, Lara did NOT win 12-0 off of Paul Williams that simply preposterous and more of your hyperbole trying to make your case for Lara now being the guys who’s nuts you are hugging the tightest…Lara defeated Trout handily but it was HARDLY as dominant as you are trying to sell, it was a LOW action fight with Lara doing a lot of moving and potshotting absent that KD in the latter rounds it would have been a DUD fight..Lara is a terrific talent but as per usual you are going overboard… Tark as for Peterson and Matthysee, how did I fall for the media when Matthysee was favored? if anything I went against the grain the way you did when you predicted Canelo was gonna defeat Floyd Mayweather???? How did the media have Marquez KOing Bradley? I took that view based on Bradley discussing his brain injuries post Provodnikov, glad he proved me wrong!! AGAIN I have NO issue being wrong and I don’t Monday Morning QB like YOU and the other scrubs on this website…You are the SAME nut who wants to change the result of Lewis vs Klits 11 years later based on a video of the fight that “Bears” of all people pulled off youtube….HAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!! Again you are going to far with Lara he is a damn talented fighter, that said he was beating Trout straight off a loss and his first trip to the canvas…

Posted December 21, 2013 6:15 pm 


TARK

Sredmond… You’re an idiot… Lara dominated Williams.. Williams didn’t do a damned thing all night that was effective.. EL dominated him as badly as he dominated Trout—just not by as wide a margin each round.. He’s really coming on and didn’t let Trout land a damned punch he could feel for the first 8 rounds. That’s what domination is.

If “most” think Molina beat Lara they’re nuts too. A lot of crack pots out there as well as horrible judges.. Maybe you’re related to C.J. Ross or Duane Ford because your scoring is about as accurate.

And your pre-fight analysis as well… It sucks to the quasars… You said Peterson will beat Matthysse, Matthysse will KO Danny Garcia, and Marquez will KO Bradley… You fall for all the media hype every time.

Posted December 21, 2013 6:01 pm 


badger

easy. kovalev is boxer of the year. avoided by the other “champs”. Floyd made some $$.

Posted December 21, 2013 5:42 pm 


Anonymous

Kovalev should be the fighter of the year…

Posted December 21, 2013 5:41 pm 


SREDMOND

Tark, AGAIN you show yourself to be a revisionist and filthy THIEF of credit… I think Lara beat Williams but he did NOT win every round and most thought he benefited from a “Robbery” in the Molina fight…. He did NOT Blank Paul Williams 12 rounds what fight were you watching OLD Man? trying to watch fights while doing your best Liberace impression with your face in the pillow is giving you some SKEWED data…

Posted December 21, 2013 5:33 pm 


Harry C

Fighter of year: Audley Harrison
KO of Year: Froch v Groves
Fight of year: Hopkins v Murat
Upset of year: Kiltchshco v Povekin

Posted December 21, 2013 4:34 pm 


SREDMOND

Peej, it’s important to explain this to Tark who alters his reality to suit whatever crazed notion has taken hold of him in a given moment..

Posted December 21, 2013 4:32 pm 


PEEJ

Stevenson is the lineal light heavyweight champ. Dawson fighting Ward was somewhat equal to having a non title fight. If you lose a non title fight you don’t lose your title

Posted December 21, 2013 4:12 pm 


SREDMOND

Correction 2 dollar “Whore”

Posted December 21, 2013 4:01 pm 


SREDMOND

Tark there is NO question that Ward stopped. Dawson first but his title was NOT in the line again you cannot strip Stevenson of his due because it suits your evil agenda..
FACT is that Stevenson is the Lineal LHW Champion, he faced Dawson at 175 with the title on
The line and stopped him in 1 round…
I never heard you calling Ward the Lineal LHW Champ until you had some new garbage to sell
The board..

Posted December 21, 2013 3:27 pm 


SREDMOND

Tark is riding Lara’s bandwagon as is custom with this fool…
Lara was getting dropped by Angulo before he found the answer, the guy he nicely outboxed was a fighter who came off a LOSS (Trout) Lara won, but he did not produce an epic result
ie a stoppage or handing Trout his first loss…The fight was also pretty damn boring, again I think Lara is VERY skilled but he’s being overrated by Tark at this point who will toss him like a 2 dollar white when he stumbles like Broner or Canelo… Bet on this

Posted December 21, 2013 3:24 pm 


SREDMOND

The mention of Wlad Klits as “Fighter of the Year” is UTTERLY ridiculous Povetkin was the first prime World Class Boxer he faced in years and he produced a TERRIBLE affair that reaffirmed all the critiques of him as well as the HW division in general..Povetkin assured that HBO remains confident in their choice to stay out of the Klitschko business..

Posted December 21, 2013 3:17 pm 


Tachyon

Good post BUSTAJAY

Posted December 21, 2013 2:56 pm 


TARK

Great points Rasputin…, But Stevenson WASN’T the lineal LHW champion… Andre Ward was… Ward stopped Chad Dawson after beating the living HELL out of him.

They were both under the LHW limit — which means lineal title is at stake even though the official title didn’t chance hands.

Posted December 21, 2013 2:05 pm 


Rasputin

Chad Dawson might have been the lineal champion when Adonis Stevenson beat him, but don’t forget Gabriel Campillo should’ve also been the unified WBA/IBF champ when Kovalev blitzed him. Campillo had been the victim of a pair of disgraceful decisions when he fought Shumenov and Cloud. Had it not been for those two outright robberies that went against him in the those fights Campillo would’ve been on a five year long winning streak when he fought Kovalev, and you could even make a strong case for it being six if you include the first Murat fight which I’ve heard was also a terrible decision.

Nathan Cleverly was undefeated when Kovalev trounced him and Sergey deserves extra credit for travelling into hostile territory in the lion’s den to beat him in front of his home crowd. So those wins over Cleverly and Campillo should’ve bagged Kovalev three belts to put in his trophy cabinet and he should really be the unified WBA/IBF and WBO champion now.

Kovalev also blitzed a 21-1 solid contender in Cornelius White in three effortlessly destructive rounds too. White had taken the big punching top-ten rated Dmitry Sukhotsky to school in his previous outing. Sukhotsky’s only loss going into that fight was a highly controversial UD to the then WBO champ Jurgen Brahmer in a fight many felt the referee had robbed him of a scoring a clear stoppage win.

Kovalev then effortlessly sparked out the talented and dangerous yet fragile chinned Ismayl Sillakh in blisteringly brutal fashion in a little less than four minutes to cap off the year.

When Chad Dawson fought Adonis Stevenson he was coming off a demoralizing stoppage loss against Andre Ward. Granted he was obviously very weight drained for that fight but he was still coming off an uncompetitive bad stoppage loss nonetheless.

A little titbit of trivia. Dawson also got manhandled by one of his sparring partners all throughout the Ward camp. The identity of the sparring partner? It was a fighter named Lionell Thompson,. Yes that’s the same Lionell Thompson who Kovalev would subsequently go on to pulverize in a little over six minutes a week or two later.

Tavoris Cloud had suffered consecutive back-to-back losses when Stevenson fought him (I refuse to accept the judges score cards when decisions are that bad.

Darnell Boone had lost three back-to-back when he fought Stevenson too, one of them being a two round stoppage blowout to Kovalev.

Tony Bellew had already been beaten by Kovalev KO victim Cleverly. And let’s not forget Bellew had also been awarded a gift draw against the Malawi born but South-African based Isaac Chilemba only two fights before he fought Stevenson.

All of Stevenson’s opponents with the exception of Bellew were coming off one-sided stoppage defeats or multiple back-to-back loses, but all of Kovalev’s were coming off wins, discounting the judges farcical score cads. Cleverly was unbeaten. White had won five on the trot. Campillo hadn’t lost in nearly five years and Sillakh had won four on the trot, albeit at a lower level. So truth be told Kovalev is the rightful unified WBA/WBO and IBF champion and Cleverly >> Bellew and Campillo >> Cloud.

Posted December 21, 2013 1:41 pm 


Anonymous

danny garcia, for fighting the best out there unlike most of them.

Posted December 21, 2013 1:31 pm 


TARK

Wladimir beat an undefeated Heavyweight Champion who had never been floored in hundreds of amateur fights and 27 pro fights…

He won every round by a wide margin and scored four (4) knockdowns.

I suppose he doesn’t deserve fighter of the year because he held a lot… Which I agree with… Emmanuel would have been screaming at him to get the stoppage… Jonathan Banks was mellowed out … Somehow I don’t think that’s a great trait for a chief second.

Posted December 21, 2013 1:19 pm 


Anonymous

what happend to all those great heavyweights.LOL.

Posted December 21, 2013 1:09 pm 


TARK

Kovalev should be the fighter of the year… Four fights, four smashing KO’s.. Winning a world title vs undefeated Nathan Clevery in Cleverly back yard without breaking a sweat.. Outboxing and taking out a really good, fast boxing challenger in lightning quick fashion.

Posted December 21, 2013 1:06 pm 


TARK

Boxtra.., Lara had gotten robbed more than once.. I said it was an even fight but the judges don’t do him any favors.. He won every round vs Paul Williams and got robbed by corrupt judges..

He got tired of getting robbed.. He won every round vs Trout but one by a wide margin… He stepped his game up big time…

Nobody picks them all correctly and I never claimed to be the greatest picker of all time. You always do, and you get a ton more wrong than I do.

Posted December 21, 2013 1:01 pm 


Xavier

Maidana is my fav fighter of the year for soundly beating media hype job Adrien Broner. Broner is overrated boxer of the year. KO of the year Stevenson-Dawson. Really, Adonis Stevenson is a good pick for Fighter of the Year. A better choice than Floyd. Also, Sergei Kovalev, Danny Garcia ,Gennady Golovkin and Guillermo Rigondeaux deserve mentions too. Kovalev-Cleverly was brutal destruction of the year.

Posted December 21, 2013 11:34 am 


Boxtradamus

Just as TARK overshowers Lara with praise because Lara made an outright DUNCE out of HIM. I had been telling TARK ever since Trout beat Cotto not to put TOO much stock in that WIN. Cotto underestimated the guy and didn’t come prepared. GOOD on Trout for taking advantage of that but it does not make ME forget the FACT.

Posted December 21, 2013 10:53 am 


BUSTAJAY

Fighter of the Year: Russian
Fight of the Year: Bradley/ RUSSAIN
Round of the Year: 1st Round, Gonzalez/Mares
Upset of the Year,,Maidana/AB
KO of the Year..Lucus Matthysse over Peterson
Worst Decision of the Year BRONER /Paulie
Trainer of the Year..R Garcia
Breakout Performance of the Year….Danny Garcia
Comeback Fighter of the Year…Maidana
Prospect of the Year…Porter
Biggest Disappointment of the Year….PAC
Most Overrated Fighter of the Year…..Broner
Most Underrated Fighter of the Year….Paulie

Posted December 21, 2013 10:51 am 


Boxtradamus

Kovalev isn’t Fighter of the year Halfbrainedalgo. Floyd IS. Beating 2 Top 10 P4P Fighters including one Unified #1 rated CHAMP is GREATER than defeating 4 #0 P4P rated Fighters including one #4 rated CHAMP. In FACT even beating ONE Top 10 P4P Fighter is GREATER than defeating 4 #0 P4P Fighters. SO Rigo is ALSO ahead of Kovalev. Donaire agrees with ME on that….Kovalev is a TOP 4 Fighter in the Sport but he is not the Fighter of THIS year. Just because he put you on the WRONG end of a Welshman WILTING stoppage doesn’t make him the FOY….You’re overshowering him with praise because he made an outright DUNCE out of YOU….But you need go take you a SKILLS RECOGNITION class. Floyd, Rigo, and Bradley all had better years than Kovalev. IF Kovalev can find a way to SPANK Ward and Stevenson next year then he may be able to take NEXT years award. Unless someone finds a way to beat Floyd.

Posted December 21, 2013 10:49 am 


electrician

Who won DUCKING FIGHTER OF THE YEAR?

Posted December 21, 2013 10:08 am 


Brazilian Boxing Fan

Great list, Mr. Slater

Posted December 21, 2013 9:40 am 


Malcolm Z

Floyd, stop running from Manny.

Posted December 21, 2013 7:49 am 


SREDMOND

Everyone becomes “overrated” once they step in the ring and lose to Floyd Mayweather is an OLD story now… The same would be said of Manny Pacquaio if he took an “L” to FMJ… There is not a single boxer that won’t immediate be stripped of his credentials in the wake of a loss by his detractors…Between them Canelo and Guerrero were something like 73-1-1 Whlie having been World Champions. CLEARLY this indicates they have been easy nights for everyone, Floyd CLEARLY waited for them to get old, even though between them they were 20 years younger than Mayweather…. Floyd has NOTHING left to prove, those who respect his body of work will continue to and those who don’t will keep grumbling this is life…

Posted December 21, 2013 7:45 am 


Tachyon

@Anonymous that one punch shut Pac down for all of 2013 he did not come back until the very end of the year. JMM single punched rung Pacs bell through all of 2013. to educate you again unless your a Alien from a different planet your DNA is all African on the inside your just as black as I am. Only difference your ugly as he’ll and stupid.

Posted December 21, 2013 3:11 am 


Whoever

Guerrero and Canelo were vastly overrated, and so is Mayflower..

Posted December 21, 2013 2:21 am 


Yo MOMMA

Delk1- yea I do know that. Just because they add sprinkles to a pile of steamy BS doesn’t make it anymore appetizing. It still is a steamy pile of BS. If Khan makes sense “money wise” then they should try a fight with Pacquioa. ” That would rake in the money by the truck loads. Yea I know, the Arum excuse. Spare me the drama.

Posted December 21, 2013 12:50 am 


DELK1

They trying to build him up

Posted December 21, 2013 12:40 am 


DELK1

That’s why GGG haven’t fought anybody. LOL

Posted December 21, 2013 12:39 am 


DELK1

Yo MOMMA

Showtime hired TMT to make money. This is where Khan lead in your little list. Boxing is a business, you should know that by now.

Posted December 21, 2013 12:38 am 


Yo MOMMA

OR it could be Most Memorable KO of the decade? perhaps….

Posted December 21, 2013 12:15 am 


Anonymous

Tachyonmoron, wrong year, idiot. Why would a KO from 2012 be 2013′s KO of the year? Black moron.

Posted December 21, 2013 12:10 am 


Yo MOMMA

Public Enemy- Where do your puerto rican fighters belong? In what category? I imagine in the garbage category…haha

Posted December 21, 2013 12:06 am 


Yo MOMMA

Tachyon- I agree

Posted December 21, 2013 12:03 am 


Tachyon

KO of the year belongs to JMM hands down putting Pac into a coma.

Posted December 20, 2013 9:46 pm 


spartacrust

Lol ggg? Idiots….

Posted December 20, 2013 9:37 pm 


Swedish Boxing Fan

If Adonis Stevenson don’t win the award, I would rather nomine the running boxing legend Bernard “The Executioner” Hopkins for the “Fighter of the Year Award” then Floyd Mayweather Jr based on ring achivments.

Here is why: At incredible age of 48 Bernard Hopkins conqerd the world light heavyweight title by out-boxing an almost 18 year younger, stronger, harder hitter and undefeated champion in Tavoris “Thunder” Cloud – in the procces he not only became 3-time light heavyweight champion and 4 in total, he also broke his own world record as the oldest man to become a recognised boxing world champion from previus 46 to 48 and that is more then impressive.
2# Bernard Hopkins later this year became the oldest champion ever in history to defend a world title belt at 48+ by out-boxing Nr.2# world ranked contender and ex European champion Karo Murat.

So even old Bernard Hopkins have made more effort to deserve the Award then “Pretty Boy” Floyd have. Truth is truth.

Posted December 20, 2013 9:31 pm 


Read My Lips: “No New Taxes.”

Mayweather is not going to fight Pacquiao, he is scared of getting his chin checked, it will not happen.

Posted December 20, 2013 9:14 pm 


Ray Ray

Ha ha ha ha b4 the contract was signed Alvarez was the gun that would smoke Floyd ha ha. Now hes a tomato can…..when you r boxing u get whatever awards out there ha ha. This guy generates more cash and interest 4 the sport of all time. You dont have 2 agree with it or like it, but…..its the truth. Only thing that could have added more fuel 2 this fire was if Marquez got Knock out of the yr when poor little manny got blown away.

Posted December 20, 2013 9:06 pm 


Anonymous

There can only be Adonis Stevenson as the Fighter of the Year 2013

Posted December 20, 2013 8:44 pm 


Anonymous

Floyd Mayweather Jr winning? Give me a break here.

Posted December 20, 2013 8:43 pm 


Swedish Boxing Fan

All I say is that this “Awards” are not truly recognised ones. There can only be Adonis Stevenson as the Fighter of the Year 2013 for his impressive 4 fights won this year and he took all 4 top opponents out by knocking them out AND not only becoming world light heavyweight champion 1st time at 35, he also made 2 impressive defences of his titles against 1 recent former world champion in Tavoris “Thunder” Cloud and then Nr1# contender Tony Bellow. I say it again, there can only be Adonis Stevenson this year for the award.

Floyd Mayweather Jr winning? Give me a break here. His 2 fights is not to bring up to the table to name him “Fighter of the Year”. Uselly that Award goes to a fighter who have been dominant in several top fights or made 1 or 2 big upsets in the ring same year and that is something Adonis Stevenson have accomplished in 2013

DON’R ROBB HIM OUT OF THIS AWARD.

Posted December 20, 2013 8:23 pm 


Rudy the Ram

Honestly, the writer is correct in picking mayweather. He did shut out Alvarez, which to me was the best boxing performance mayweather has had in years. However, I would’ve picked Rigo, as he showed as much boxing acumen in beating a p4p top 5 fighter in donaire. And then showcased brilliant, even comparable defense to mayweather’s in his fight against agbeko.

Posted December 20, 2013 8:08 pm 


Ray Ray

Ha ha ha oooch that gotta hurt some pacman fans…..when u pull in the ratings and the 250 posts per what ever website than who else could it go 2. I thought Mikey Garcia had a great yr.

Posted December 20, 2013 8:03 pm 


Anonymous

Irrelevant picture

Posted December 20, 2013 7:56 pm 


Man Machine

No way Mayweather is Fighter of the Year IMO. He only fought twice and both of his opponents were overrated. Guerrero is a career feather/super-feather & lightweight and a brace of wins over crappy Selcuk Aydin and the always grossly overrated hype job Andre Berto up at 147 doesn’t impress me in the slightest. Both of those guys are average fighters in a poor era, and I’m being really generous and kind when I say they’re average. There’s no way Guerrero should’ve even been in the ring with Mayweather.

Fighting Canelo was certainly an improvement on Guerrero, but once again as per usual with Mayweather it’s a case of things not quite being what they appear to be if you scratch away at the surface a little. Canelo is the very definition of a media creation. He’d consisted on an exclusive diet of ham and eggers and toothless OAPS. Literally.

The only world class prime opponent he fought was Austin Trout and I don’t care what anyone says Trout got robbed blind in that one. There was no way they were going to give the decision to him in that fight and blow all that mula Canelo’s fanbase brings in. Trout brings nothing at all to the pot and his fanbase consists of a few family members and close personal friends. Trout isn’t even that good either. The only world class opponent he’d beaten was a cooked goose Miguel Cotto. Lara well and truly exposed Trout’s pretensions to be anything more than a contender.

Another thing that takes a lot of the shine of Mayweather’s win over Canelo was all the catch weight nonsense. It wasn’t enough of an advantage for Mayweather that he was facing someone is sorely lacking the much needed experience fighting against top flight competition to help prepare them for a fight of that magnitude or that they were also about 5 years away from reaching their prime, Mayweather also wanted to drain him dry on the scales too.

Canelo is already fighting in a division he outgrew 18 months ago and having to drop an additional 2lbs on top of that clearly took an awful lot out of him. Mayweather should’ve just fought him at 154 if he wanted to receive full credit for the win. But instead he choose option 2, make sure your opponents is as weak as possible by demanding a catch weight.

Posted December 20, 2013 7:34 pm 


LA Brawler

The Marquez Pacquiao 4 fight wasnt even mentioned it was the most devasting KO Pac was in a mini coma for 2 minutes if not KO of the year it should be KO of the decade.

Posted December 20, 2013 7:23 pm 


john smith

duck of the decade floydmaynever

Posted December 20, 2013 7:22 pm 


Hidalgo

Oops! Made a boo boo:

KO of the year: Jhonny Gonzalez KO 1 Abner Mares.

Upset of the year: same fight.

Posted December 20, 2013 7:20 pm 


Hidalgo

Fighter of the Year:

Sergey Kovalev. Four fights, four KOs, all within four rounds.

Fight of the Year: Maidana/Broner.

KO of the year: Deontay Wilder KO1 Serghei Liakhovich.

Upset of the year:

Jhonny Gonzalez KO1 Abner Mares

Posted December 20, 2013 7:18 pm 


Yo MOMMA

Amir Khan is rated #17 at welterweight according to Boxrec.com.
He is BELOW:
Randall Bailey
Adrien Broner
Paulie Malignaggi
Devon Alexander
Keith Thurman
Shawn Porter
ROBERT GUERRERO
Marcos Maidana
JUAN MANUEL MARQUEZ
and TIMOTHY BRADLEY holds the #1 spot at welter. Oh and by the way Floyd is rated at Jr. MIDDLEWEIGHT since he fought Saul Canelo Alvarez.

Posted December 20, 2013 6:48 pm 


deepwater15243

down with the queen and this rotten article

Posted December 20, 2013 6:45 pm 


The Prince

Great list. I agree with every choice, specially finally seeing the low-blow, back of the head hitting, Mares finally lose. That was nice. And of course Floyd Mayweather is the fighter of the year. Haters try to down play his win again Canelo Alvarez after they and many boxing critics hat Canelo winning and handing Floyd his first loss. Floyd made Alvarez his easiest fight since Baldomir.

Posted December 20, 2013 6:29 pm 


BILLY NO MEDALS ALL AMERICAN BOY

youve ate all the queens swans!drank all the white lightning cider!stole all our xmasss trees!!emptied all the charity shops!!!FFS, JUST GO Anonymous!!!!

Posted December 20, 2013 6:15 pm 


deepwater15243

the wilder pick is very disturbing. either drugs or man love is responsible for that pic. Floyd won against gingerbread hype-job and limited Guerrero. oh well. this writer gets crappiest article of the year award. congratulations

Posted December 20, 2013 6:12 pm 


BILLY NO MEDALS ALL AMERICAN BOY

the turkey pluking,and chrismas tree pinching ends, as from tuesday,so f~k of home Anonymous!! we dont you or your uncuthed views here!!NO MORE HANDOUTS!!!

Posted December 20, 2013 6:09 pm 


BILLY NO MEDALS ALL AMERICAN BOY

by the way Anonymous! you get a pair of balls on the N,H,S here!!!!try ebay

Posted December 20, 2013 6:02 pm 


BILLY NO MEDALS ALL AMERICAN BOY

you cant even spell,you polish plank

Posted December 20, 2013 5:57 pm 


BILLY NO MEDALS ALL AMERICAN BOY

we brits dont want your minimum wage views Anonymous!!hurry up an get your green teeth sorted on our N,H,S and f~k of back scrounger,

Posted December 20, 2013 5:56 pm 


SREDMOND

“Gutless” that would be a but less poster who lacks the stones to even have a SCREEN NAME HAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!! Clearly upset of the year Maidana over Broner, Fighter of the year Stevenson or Mayweather

Posted December 20, 2013 5:54 pm 


Anonymous

cnut of the year BILLY NO MEDALS ALL AMERICAN BOY

Posted December 20, 2013 5:53 pm 


Anonymous

gutless racist of the year – SREDMOND

Posted December 20, 2013 5:52 pm 


BILLY NO MEDALS ALL AMERICAN BOY

clear of Anonymous!polish views dont count,

Posted December 20, 2013 5:51 pm 


Anonymous

Golovkin

Posted December 20, 2013 5:49 pm 


Anonymous

FMJ as FOTY? I guess if maintaining your boring ways is your personal qualifier for FOTY then sure.

Posted December 20, 2013 5:31 pm 


Hosteen

Who with a pulse did Wilder fight in 2013?

Posted December 20, 2013 5:24 pm 


Thurmal Underwear

Upset of the year: Every Manny fan…….soooo upset! LOL

Posted December 20, 2013 5:01 pm 


Hec Dog

Fighter Of The Year Candidates are Manny Pacquiao, GGG, Danny Garcia, Andre Ward Guillermo Rigondeaux, Adonis Stevenson and Sergey Kovalev

Posted December 20, 2013 5:00 pm 


Xelloss

FMJ as FOTY? I guess if maintaining your p4p#1 status in expected and boring ways is your personal qualifier for FOTY then sure.

Posted December 20, 2013 4:55 pm 


Kid Blast

No GGG

Posted December 20, 2013 4:41 pm 



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