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Final Pound-For-Pound Rankings Of The Year

Floyd Mayweather JrBy James Slater: Who are the ten best Pound-for-Pound fighters on the planet right now as we approach the first day of a new year? Back at the start of 2011, no fighter looked like toppling superstar Manny Pacquiao from the top spot, but is Pac-Man still the ultimate best?

2012 looks sure to give us some great fights, and the P-4-P rankings will endure another reshuffle as a result. But who are the ten best as we speak?

1: Floyd Mayweather Junior: Fights possible for 2012: Vs. Manny Pacquiao, winner of Victor Ortiz-Andre Berto II, Amir Khan.

2: Manny Pacquiao: Fights possible for 2012: Vs. Juan Manuel Marquez (IV), Lamont Peterson, Tim Bradley, Miguel Cotto.

3: Sergio Gabriel Martinez: Fights possible for 2012: Vs. Matthew Macklin, Julio Cesar Chavez Jr, Andre Ward (according to a news article on Ringtv.com, where both men say they are open to a catch-weight meeting).

4: Nonito Donaire: Fights possible for 2012: Vs. Wilfredo Vazquez Junior, Jorge Arce.

5: Juan Manuel Marquez: Fights possible for 2012: Vs. Manny Pacquiao (IV), Tim Bradley, Erik Morales.

6: Andre Ward: Fights possible for 2012: Vs. Andre Dirrell, Carl Froch, Sergio Gabriel Martinez.

7: Wladimir Klitschko: Fights possible for 2012: Vs. Jean Marc Mormeck, Tony Thompson, Chris Arreola.

8: Vitali Klitschko: Fights possible for 2012: Vs. Dereck Chisora, David Haye.

9: Timothy Bradley: Fights possible for 2012: Vs. Juan Manuel Marquez, Manny Pacquiao.

10: Miguel Cotto: Fights possible for 2012: Vs. Manny Pacquiao, Julio Cesar Chavez Jr, Floyd Mayweather.

Happy New Year, Boxing Fans!

Article posted on 01.01.2012



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