THE BOXING CHAMPIONS OF THE WORLD
The cream of the crop, the best of the best!
Only the major weight classes and the top Champions are QSM Titleholders!
QSM WORLD CHAMPIONS
Heavyweight (201+ lbs.)(92+ KG)---Vacant
Cruiserweight (176-200 lbs.)(80-91 KG)---David Haye, Great Britain
Light Heavyweight (161-175 lbs.)(73-79 KG)---Joe Calzaghe, Wales
Middleweight (148-160 lbs.)(67-72 KG)---Kelly Pavlik, USA
Welterweight (136-147 lbs.)(62-66 KG)---Floyd Mayweather, Jr., USA
Lightweight (127-135 lbs.)(58-61 KG)---Manny Pacquiao, Philippines
Featherweight (119-126 lbs.)(54-57 KG)---Israel Vazquez, Mexico
Bantamweight (113-118 lbs.)(51-53 KG)---Rafael Marquez, Mexico
Flyweight (112 lbs. & under)(50 KG & under)--- Daisuke Naito, Japan
Saturday, September 19, 2009
@ Las Vegas, NV
Welterweight--Floyd Mayweather, Jr. vs. Juan Manuel Marquez
QSM Predicts--Mayweather by Unanimous Decision.
Saturday, November 7, 2009
@ TBA, Germany
Cruiserweight Champion David Haye vs. Nikoli Valuev
QSM Predicts--Haye by KO Late Rounds.
NOTE: This bout contested at the Heavyweight limit and the Cruiserweight title is NOT at stake.
Saturday, November 14, 2009
@ Las Vegas, NV
Lightweight Champion Manny Pacquiao vs. Miguel Cotto
QSM Predicts--Pacquiao by Split Decision.
NOTE: This bout contested at the Welterweight limit and the LIghtweight title is NOT at stake.
As always, dates, locations, and fighters are tentative.
Boxer of the Year--Roy Jones Jr., Light Heavyweight Champion/WBA Heavyweight Champion
RunnerUp--James Toney, Cruiserweight Champion/Heavyweight Contender
Bout of the Year--Acelino Freitas 12th round KO of Jorge Barrios, August 9, Super Featherweights
RunnerUp--Julio Gonzalez 12 Round Decision over Dariuz Michalezewski, October 18, Light Heavyweights
Disappointment of the Year--Again, Middleweight Champion Bernard Hopkins inactivity
RunnerUp--Lennox Lewis for his relative inactivity and near upset loss to Vitali Klitschko
Upset of the Year--Corrie Sanders upset of Wladimir Klitschko for WBO Heavyweight Championship
RunnerUp--Manny Pacquiano defeats Marco Antonio Barrera November 15 for Featherweight Championship
Punch of the Year--Rocky Juarez 1st Round KO of David Murillo, September 15.
Boxer of the Year--Vernon Forrest, Welterweight Champion.
RunnerUp--Chris Byrd, IBF Heavyweight Champion.
Bout of the Year--Irish Mickey Ward 10 round decision over Arturo Gatti, May 18, Jr. Welterweights
RunnerUp--Elvin Muriqi 3rd Round TKO over Sammy Ahmad, July 23, Light Heavyweights
Disappointment of the Year--No one willing to challenge Middleweight Champion Bernard Hopkins
RunnerUp--Lennox Lewis for his relative inactivity
Disgrace of the Year--Michael Moorer in his 1st Round knockout loss to David Tua, July 27, Heavyweights
Boxer of the Year--Bernard Hopkins, Undisputed Middleweight Champion
Bout of the Year--Irish Mickey Ward 10 round decision over Emmanuel Burton, July 13 at Hampton Beach NH, Lightweights
Knockout of the Year--Lennox Lewis KO of Hasim Rahman, November 17 at Las Vegas NV, Heavyweights
Fluke of the Year--Hasim Rahman KO of Lennox Lewis, April 21 at Carnival City S. Africa, Heavyweights
Disappointment of the Year--Roy Jones, Jr., undisputed Light Heavyweight Champion, refusal to fight quality opponents
Disgrace of the Year--James Butler "sucker-punch" of Richard Grant after their Middleweight bout November 23 at New York NY