Originally Posted by Boxed Ears
Since I've followed boxing intensely on the Internet, I find it seems like all years are horrible for boxing, because I'm constantly in the loop about who has died, when fights are canceled and what ridiculous garbage sanctioning bodies are up to. If I went back to the days where I relied on HBO and ESPN and Showtime, I wouldn't know a tenth of this stuff. Of course, I never want to see the year that tops Forest, Arguello and Gatti. 2009 was awful, for non-fight boxing news.
My thoughts exactly,but we're not doing too well this year.I remember the joy I felt when Froch beat Bute,only to be brought shattering down to earth with the news that one of my all time heroes,Johnny Tapia had gone.