Marco Antonio Barrera vs Naseem Hamed full fight Video – 2001


4_stars_allthebestfights Review: 2001-04-07, Marco Antonio Barrera vs Naseem Hamed was probably the most anticipated fight of 2001, two great boxing champions, both very spectacular. Barrera had a record of 52 wins and 3 losses (two with Junior Jones and one against Erik Morales, bout named fight of the year of 2000) while Prince Naseem Hamed still had a perfect record: 35 fights with no defeats. The two boxers hated each others in fact during the fight there are some improprieties, but it was one of the most exciting fights of 2001. Watch the video!

2001 best BOXING fight – Kostya Tszyu vs Oktay Urkal – full fight Video


4_stars_allthebestfights Review: 2001-06-23, Kostya Tszyu vs Oktay Urkal was one of the best boxing fights of 2001. Tszyu was the world champion for both WBA and WBC light welterweight division and he faced Oktay Urkal, at his first attempt to win a world title (he was the EBU European champion). However Urkal, that had never lost in 28 matches, proved to be a tough fighter in fact Kostya Tszyu vs Oktay Urkal was a great and balanced fight. Watch the video!

2001 best BOXING fight – Alejandro Lakatos vs Dariusz Michalczewski – full fight Video


4_stars_allthebestfights Review: 2001-05-05, valid for the WBO light heavyweight title, Dariusz Michalczewski vs Alejandro Lakatos was certainly one of the best boxing fights of 2001. Both boxers had never lost until that day, but Michalczewski had much more experience, being older than five years and especially because he had 43 professional fights while Lakatos only 15. Watch the video!

2001 best BOXING fight – Felix Trinidad vs William Joppy – full fight Video


4_stars_allthebestfights Review: 2001-05-12, Felix Trinidad vs William Joppy has certainly been one of the best boxing fights of 2001. Tito Trinidad still had a spotless record, with 39 victories in 39 fights and he was at the top of his career, having already beaten boxers such as Fernando Vargas, Oscar De La Hoya and Pernell Whitaker; Joppy, instead, had lost once (against Julio Cesar Green, who then won in the rematch) and had a respectable record of 32 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw. Felix Trinidad vs William Joppy was valid for the WBA middleweight title. Watch the video!

BOXING – Fernando Montiel vs Nonito Donaire, Mike Jones vs Jesus Soto Karass


Saturday, February 19 is scheduled one of the most spectacular fight of 2011: Fernando Montiel vs Nonito Donaire. Both boxers have not any lost in many years, Montiel since 2006, while Donaire has only one defeat of ten years ago (his second professional fight). They are two boxers very spectacular with many ko, Fernando Montiel is the number one of the bantam divsion (boxrec’s ranking), Nonito Donaire instead is at number four, but could use his age (3 years younger) and has also few centimeters more in height and reach. The fight between Fernando Montiel and Nonito Donaire is valid for the WBC and WBO bantamweight title and it will be broadcast on HBO and Hungary Sport 1.
On the same evening there will be another interesting fight between the undefeated Mike Jones vs Jesus Soto Karass that will

BOXING – Saul Alvarez vs Hatton WBC title, Ponce de Leon vs Broner, James Kirkland…


Saturday 5 March, in California, the Golden Boy Promotions has organized a boxing event focused on a fight that promises to be spectacular: Saul Alvarez vs Matthew Hatton. Saul “Canelo” Alvarez is probably the most talented youth of the world professional boxing: Alvarez is 20 years old and has already a record of 35 wins (26 KO) and no losses (1 draw), in the welterweight division he is already among the top 10, boxrec puts it in sixth place, but in the first five there are names like Floyd Mayweather Jr, Manny Pacquiao, Shane Mosley, Andre Berto and Jan Zaveck. His opponent is Matthew Hatton, brother of the famous Ricky, that in recent years has improved a lot and he is the EBU (European) welterweight champion. Alvarez and Hatton, Saturday, March 5, will fight for the WBC Silver light middleweight title.

On the same evening will be another interesting fight between Daniel Ponce de Leon, number 4 in the world rankings of the featherweight division, who will face the young (21-year-old) and undefeated Adrien Broner; then we will see the long-awaited return of James Kirkland and others names as

2001 best BOXING fight – Malcolm Tunacao vs Pongsaklek Wonjongkam full fight Video


5_stars_allthebestfights Review: 2001-03-02, the fight between Pongsaklek Wonjongkam and Malcolm Tunacao is not the best fight of the year since it is too short, but the first round it is definitely the best round of boxing of 2001. On March 2, 2001, Pongsaklek Wonjongkam was not even 23 years old, but he had a record of 38 wins and 2 defeats, while Tunacao had only 12 fights, but with no loss. Wonjongkam versus Tunacao was valid for the WBC flyweight title. Watch the video!

2001 best BOXING fight – Oscar De La Hoya vs Arturo Gatti – full fight Video


5_stars_allthebestfights Review: 2001-03-24, Oscar De La Hoya vs Arturo Gatti, for us, was the fight of the year of 2001. De La Hoya, nine months before, had lost against Shane Mosley and absolutely needed a win to move closer to a world title, Gatti, instead, did not suffer any loss in the two previous years. Oscar De La Hoya and Arturo Gatti were two boxers very technical and spectacular that could not give us an exciting fight. Watch the video!

Best of BOXING: Ranking of the best boxing Fights of the Year 2000 by ATBF


‘Best of Boxing’, is the annual ranking of the best boxing fights of the year 2000, matches rated by AllTheBestFights.

Clicking on the names of the boxers you can watch and rate the video of the fight (if it is available on the web) and read some info about it. However, you do not find a link for all the boxing matches because we create a single post just for the 4 and 5 stars fights or for the most important ones.

Comment this post if you want to suggest your favorite boxing fight and to help us creating the best boxing ranking of all the most spectacular fights!