January 7th, 2013 By Kevin Perry
RINGTALK.COM READERS PICK NONITO DONAIRE FOR FIGHTER OF THE YEAR!
Los Angeles, Ca-69% of voters picked Nonito Donaire
on the strength of his four solid victories in 2012, Juan Manuel Marquez came in second with 20% of votes, mainly due to his one punch knockout of Manny Pacquiao. Super middleweight king Andre Ward who was dominant in his 10th round TKO victory over current light heavyweight champion Chad Dawson was third with 6 percent of the tallies, but only fought once. Unified 140lb champ Danny Garcia placed fourth with 3 percent of votes. Austin Trout coming off his impressive victory of Miguel Cotto got only 1% of overall votes.
FANS CORRECTLY PICKED MARQUEZ OVER PACQUAIO, BUT BY AN EXTREMELY SLIGHT MARGIN
50% picked a Marquez victory, 48% for Pacquiao, 2 % guessed a draw.
WE HAVE SOME OF THE SMARTEST POLLSTERS ON THE WEB!
Ringtalk.com readers got it right again when 58% picked Austin Trout to defeat Miguel Cotto in December. 40% of the votes went to Cotto, with 2% predicting a draw. Thanks readers for participating in our polls, and for a great 2012. Look forward to a solid boxing year in 2013!