Found December 28, 2011 on Boxing Watchers:
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We may wait until the very last minute around these parts, but rest assured the Boxing Watchers eventually hand out year-end awards just like every other sports site on the internets. We're kicking things off with our Knockout of the Year, and we'll progress on to the Fight of the Year, Fighter of the Year and our top 10 pound-for-pound list (which we do only once a year) over the next few days.There's always an inherent hazard of recency bias in looking back over the whole boxing slate from 2011, because more recent fights naturally tend to stick in our minds. Hopefully we're avoiding that pitfall by going all the way back to February for our most memorable stoppage, which was Nonito Donaire's short night against Fernando Montiel. Going into that fight, there were plenty of reasons to think Donaire might have his hands full. It was only his second fight at 118 pounds, and though his frame was plenty big enough for that weight class (and probably higher ones a...
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