Which fighter had the best comeback in 2011?
Some of the more inspirational stories in the sport are when a written-off boxer scratches and claws his way back to the top. It takes a special fighter of great resolve to conquer the uphill battle that is required to complete a successful comeback. The fact that there are so many successful comebacks in the history of boxing speaks not only to the fighting ability of the sport’s participants, but to their unyielding fighting spirit, as well.
Here are the best comebacks of 2011:
2011 Comeback of the Year: Brian Viloria
A world-class fighter for the better part of a decade, Viloria has won some and lost some en route to becoming a world champion, but one who was just as likely to lose as he was to win when facing top competition. His on again/off again run as a world titlist appeared to come to an end after a shocking 12th-round TKO loss to Carlos Tamara in 2010. Viloria’s future prospects were not helped by the fact that Viloria was hos...