Originally Posted by mckay_89
It's not just about that though mate, Gatti had 2 Ring Magazine Fight of the Year awards, a Comeback of the Year award and a Knockout of The Year award. He helped turn a lot of people on to boxing with the Ward fights as well. Anytime there's a 'What Fights Made You Become A Fan of Boxing' thread on here there's a huge number of people who say Gatti v Ward. He might not have been an elite talent, but the guy held 2 world titles and gave the fans a crazy amount of memorable moments.
And got beaten by every great fighter he faced, comprehensively.