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A Solid Finish - BoxingScene’s Month in Review

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  • A Solid Finish - BoxingScene’s Month in Review

    By Cliff Rold - While far from the busiest month on the 2008 calendar, December produced the richest fight of the year (Pacquiao-De La Hoya) along with three spectacular wars. On December 11th, an old-school Don King card broke out with the best fights of the year in both the Cruiserweight and Bantamweight divisions. On the same day as the described mega-show, Carl Froch and Jean Pascal tore into each other to produce the best Super Middleweight battle of the year. Add in an appearance by leading Heavyweight Wladimir Klitschko and a noisy controversy at the end of Nicolay Valuev-Evander Holyfield, and December provided a fitting end to a second consecutive solid year for fistiana. [details]