Lucian Bute defeats Glen Johnson via a 12 round unanimous decision. It was an impressive win for Bute, I failed to give Johnson a round, but it was not electrifying. Most of the fight was methodical and uneventful.
Tonight at the Pepsi Coliseum in Quebec City, Canada, IBF Super Middleweight Lucian Bute retained his title by pitching a virtual shut-out against the always tough ring veteran Glencoffe Johnson to win a seemingly easy 12 round unanimous decision.
What possesses a fighter to continually lace up the gloves and compete for our entertainment while taking enormous amounts of punishment fight after fight?
At middle age, most members of the workforce have comfortably settled into their professions of choice, but are not yet contemplating retirement. Work, for most, is just starting to get cozy.
Most boxers start to lose a step in their late thirties, but this list isn't about most boxers. This list is about those special boxers who found the Fountain of Youth.
Not much you can say about this next list except, "Wow, did you see that!!" Seriously, here is my personal list of the best one punch knockouts over the past 11 years. It's amazing what an effect the knockouts had on the recipients' careers, as well as the entire sport of boxing.
Boxing scribes often feel the need to herald the demise of the sport and detail all the many cancers plaguing it. They have good reason. However, boxing hits fair as often as it hits foul, and the best of the hits sometimes come in combination.