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By Pedro Fernandez, Ring Talk. San Francisco, CA. - In our continuing series here at RingTalk.com, one that follows Frances “The Fight Chick” Martel and her calling for WBA 154 lb. champ Austin Trout to get the nod as “2012 Boxer of The Year.” Today we take in my perspective as to who should get top honors as the boxing year is all but over.
That being said, World 122 lb. champ Nonito Donaire, World 168 lb. king Andre Ward (26-0, 14 KOs), the slayer of Manny Pacquiao (54-5-1, 38 KOs) one Juan Manuel Marquez, World 140 lb. titleholder Danny Garcia, they all deserve a look.
MISSED ONE MAYBE & NO KLITSCHKO!
Because of the lack of competition in the heavyweight division, the Klitschko bros. of Wlad and Vitali do not warrant consideration in my mind. Floyd Mayweather (43-0, 36 KOs) fought but once against Miguel Cotto, the same Cotto (37-3, 31 KOs) that Austin Trout (26-0, 14 KOs) painted the Puerto Rican like a “Brown Picket Fence.” Manny Pacquiao, now three years removed from his zenith, lost a decision in June to Tim Bradley (29-0, 12 KOs), this before being removed by his senses last week by Juan M. Marquez (55-6-1, 40 KOs). As for Ward, the one fight against Chad Dawson (31-2, 17 KOs) was impressive, but.... CONTINUE READING - READ THE FULL ARTICLE AT RING TALK NOW: Pedro Lays Out "Boxer of The Year" Award! Ring Talk
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