Review: 2000-06-03, Roberto Garcia (32-1-0) had just lost the IBF super featherweight title in his previous fight against Diego Corrales thus he moved up in weight class to the light welterweight division facing Ben Tackie (19-1-0). Roberto Garcia was commanding the fight but in the ninth round Tackie knocked down him, Garcia survived, but in the tenth Ben Tackie knocked him out with a tremendous left hook (Ring Magazine “Knockout of the Year” ). Watch the video!
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Review: 2001-11-17, in the first fight between Lennox Lewis and Hasim Rahman the American surprised everyone knocking Lewis out in the fifth round but in this second fight the British boxer took revenge on Rahman winning in the fourth with a spectacular KO that was named Ring Magazine “Knockout of the Year”. Lennox Lewis entered the fight with a record of 38-2-1 while Hasim Rahman had a record of 35-2-0. Lewis vs Rahman 2 was valid for the WBC, IBF, IBO heavyweight titles. Watch the video!
Review: 2011-11-17, after a first round not very exciting, Errol Zimmerman defeated Roman Kleibl with one of the best ko’s of the year (head kick): third knockout out of three fights for Zimmerman in the SuperKombat Fight Club tournament. Errol Zimmerman, ranked as the No.11 heavyweight in the world entered the fight with a record of 73-16-1. Zimmerman vs Kleibl was the final of SuperKombat Fight Club. Watch the video!
Review: 2004-05-15, Antonio Tarver and Roy Jones Jr faced for the first time in 2003, fight ended in favour of Roy Jones, but in 2004 there was the rematch. This time Tarver knocked Roy Jones Jr out in just two round! Antonio Tarver entered the fight with a record of 21-2-0 while Roy Jones Jr had a record of 49-1-0. Tarver vs Roy Jones Jr 2 was named Ring Magazine “Knockout of the Year” and was valid for the WBC, WBA, IBO and WBF (vacant) light heavyweight titles. Watch the video!
Review: 2005-11-04, great KO of Allan Green that defeated Jaidon Codrington in just 18 seconds earning “Knockout of the Year” honors in 2005. Both undefeated, Green entered the fight with a record of 17-0-0 while Jaidon Codrington had a record of 9-0-0. Watch the video!
Review: 2011-11-05, at the end of the third round Andrei Arlovski knocks Travis Fulton out with one of the best ko of the year but unfortunately the fight was boring and we can’t give more than three stars. Andrei Arlovski entered the fight with a record of 16-9-0 while Travis Fulton had a record of 247-48-10. Arlovski vs Fulton was on the undercard of Tim Sylvia vs Andreas Kraniotakes (ProElite – Big Guns). Watch the video!
Review: 2000-04-29, aggressive start, three knockdowns and a tremendous knockout: four stars. Michael Grant, 7 years younger than the champion, was undefeated, even though he had never met anyone of the level of Lewis. Lennox Lewis entered the fight with a record of 35-1-1 while Michael Grant had a perfect record of 31-0-0. Lewis vs Grant was valid for the WBC, IBF and IBO heavyweight titles. Watch the video!
Review: 2000-01-29, Mike Tyson vs Julius Francis was certainly one of the best fights of 2000, as many fighting of Iron Mike. In January 2000, when he faced Julius Francis (21-7-0), Mike Tyson (46-3-0) had already lost against James Buster Douglas and twice with Evander Holyfield, but at 33 years old he seemed still have the desire and the anger of the past. Watch the video!