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Thursday, February 26, 2009

February 2009 boxing polls

23 different fighters that presented by 10 world best boxing promoter conduct the boxing polls.It was participated by 30 boxing sports writers and one was my favorite writer - Kevin lole.This article was written last February 12, 2009. Here are the top TEN list started from the highest points down.

Top Rank - 91 points:
Led by undisputed No. 1 Manny Pacquiao, it had three fighters in the top 10 and eight fighters receive at least one vote.

Yahoo! Sports top 10 for February 2009 polls:

1. Manny Pacquiao
Points: 300 (30 of 30 first-place votes)
Record: 48-3-2 (37 KOs)
Title: WBC lightweight champion
Last outing: TKO8 over Oscar De La Hoya on Dec. 6Previous
ranking: 1Up
next fight: May 2 in Las Vegas vs. Ricky Hatton for super lightweight title
Analysis: Overall game has improved dramatically in last two years

2. Juan Manuel Marquez
Points: 261
Record: 49-4-1 (35 KOs)
Title: Ring lightweight champion
Last outing: TKO11 over Joel Casamayor on Sept. 13
Previous ranking: 3Up
next: Feb. 28 in Houston vs. Juan Diaz
Analysis: Desperate for another crack at Pacquiao

3. Israel Vazquez
Points: 205
Record: 43-4 (31 KOs)
Title: WBC and Ring super bantamweight champion
Last outing: W12 over No. 7 Rafael Marquez on March 1
Previous ranking: 4Up next: TBA
Analysis: Hopeful he can return to action from eye surgery by June

4. Bernard HopkinsPoints: 197 ½
Record: 49-5 (32 KOs)
Title: None
Last outing: W12 over Kelly Pavlik on Oct. 18
Previous ranking: 5Up
next: TBA
Analysis: Joe Calzaghe’s retirement makes Hopkins’ more likely

5. Shane Mosley
Points: 131
Record: 46-5 (39 KOs)
Title: WBA welterweight champion
Last outing: TKO9 over Antonio Margarito on Jan. 24
Previous ranking: NRUp
next: TBA
Analysis: Looked like the Mosley of 2000 in dominating victory

6. Rafael Marquez
Points: 123
Record: 37-5 (33 KOs)
Title: None
Last outing: L12 to No. 4 Israel Vazquez on March 1
Previous ranking: 7
Up next: TBA
Analysis: Hasn’t won in nearly two years, but still moves up in rankings

7. Paul Williams
Points: 108
Record: 36-1 (27 KOs)
Title: Interim WBO junior middleweight champion
Last outing: TKO8 over Verno Phillips on Nov. 29
Previous ranking: 8Up
next: April 11 in Las Vegas vs. Winky Wright
Analysis: Is fighting at middleweight but considers himself a welterweight

8. Miguel Cotto
Points: 84
Record: 32-1 (26 KOs)
Title: None
Last outing: TKO by 11 to Antonio Margarito on July 26
Previous ranking: 9Up
next: Feb. 21 in New York against Michael Jennings
Analysis: Legitimacy of only loss now in question after Margarito hand wrap controversy

9. Ivan Calderon
Points: 60Record: 32-0 (6 KOs)
Title: WBO light flyweight champion
Last outing: TD7 over Hugo Cazares on Aug. 30
Previous ranking: 10Up
next: TBA
Analysis: Quickest fighter in lower weights

10. Vic Darchinyan
Points: 52
Record: 32-1-1 (26 KOs)
Title: WBA, WBC, IBF super flyweight champion
Last outing: TKO11 over Jorge Arce on Feb. 7
Previous ranking: NRUp
next: TBA
Analysis: Powerful southpaw hoping to hold titles in three weight classes in 2009


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