Boxing's best of 2004
Fighter of the Year: Glen Johnson
Johnson, previously known as a trial horse, became a superstar in 2004. The Jamaican light heavyweight entered the year having won only two of 11 bouts since 1999 and had never been a world champ. Then he beat Clinton Woods for the IBF title in February, stunned Roy Jones Jr. in September and squeezed out a controversial split decision over Antonio Tarver in December. Runners-up: Bernard Hopkins, Winky Wright, Marco Antonio Barrera, Diego Corrales, Tarver. ...
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