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Boxingchronicles.com 2009 - Fight of the Year!

Boxingchronicles.com has submitted its award for Fight of the Year.  Believe me, it was a tough contest with some of the great fights such as Williams vs. Martinez and Marquez vs. Diaz that have taken place this year.  However, the award goes to a fight that was not even televised in the United States.

The winner is...

BERNARD DUNNE TKO11 RICARDO CORDOBA
WBA SUPER BANTAMWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP

March 21, 2009 - The O2, Dublin, Ireland

In what was a knockdown drag out, the challenger Bernard Dunne dropped defending champion Ricardo Cordoba in the 3rd round, only to be dropped twice himself in the 5th round.  Dunne showed a lot of heart and determination, taking tremendous punishment to come back and drop Cordoba three times in the 11th round to seize the title.  At the time of the stoppage, Dunne was trailing on all three scorecards by scores of 92-95, 91-96, and 90-97.  Great come from behind stoppage in a dramatic, action-packed title fight.

Dunne went on to lose his title in his first title defense against Poonsawat Kratingdaenggym this past September.  Kratingdaenggym stopped Dunne in three rounds to win the title.

STAY TUNED FOR THE UPSET OF THE YEAR AWARD COMING VERY SOON!

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