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THERE CAN BE ONLY ONE

It’s seldom easy selecting Fighter of the Year, and doing so for 2017 was more difficult than usual because there wasn’t a clear frontrunner among the top candidates.

Vasyl Lomachenko, Terence Crawford, Mikey Garcia, Srisaket Sor Rungvisai and Anthony Joshua all excelled at the highest level of the sport last year. But with the exception of Sor Rungvisai, all defeated opposition they were favored to beat.

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Fighter of the Year

VASYL LOMACHENKO In the 89-year history of THE RING’s Fighter of the Year award, no boxer has ever earned the honor...

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Off the Charts

THE RING WENT TO NINE EXPERTS TO UNDERSTAND WHAT MAKES VASYL LOMACHENKO SUCH A SPECIAL FIGHTER.

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Ringside

ENJOY HIM WHILE YOU CAN There are many good boxers in the world. There are a handful of excellent ones. And...

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Separate Paths

FIGHTERS WHO LEARN THE ROPES IN THE AMATEUR RANKS (GGG) OR AS YOUNG PROS (CANELO) CAN REACH THE SAME HEIGHTS

Vasyl Lomachenko’s legendary amateur credentials earned him a title shot in only his second professional bout, in 2014. He lost that fight to Orlando Salido, a less talented, less skilled fighter with no amateur background to speak of.

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Ring IQ

NEVER BREAK THE CODE

GUILLERMO RIGONDEAUX BETRAYED HIMSELF WHEN HE QUIT AGAINST VASYL LOMACHENKO

This is one in a series of columns from all-time great Bernard Hopkins as told to Joseph Santoliquito about ring tactics, what’s currently going on in boxing and what all fighters should know in and out of the ring.

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Best Fighter Poll

SPLIT DECISION

FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE ITS INCEPTION IN 1980, OUR ‘BEST FIGHTER’ POLL ENDS IN A DRAW

If there’s a central takeaway from this year’s Best Fighter Poll, it’s that boxing is in a good place in terms of its top talent and its future.

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SOTG 2017: Junior lightweight

Vasyl Lomachenko (pictured above, on the left) looks like he’s on another level. He’s the brightest star, but the sky...

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