By Chris Mannix
December 20, 2013
The March welterweight title bout between Timothy Bradley, left, and Ruslan Provodnikov earns SI's nod for fight of the year.
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But with 90 seconds to go in the round, the tide turned. A left hook to the chin by Molina rocked Bey. Sensing the opportunity, Molina swung wildly, relentlessly, connecting with bombs to Bey's head. Unable to hold and recover, Bey, with his promoter, Floyd Mayweather, sitting ringside, ate shot after shot until the referee stepped in and stopped the fight. It was as dramatic and as unexpected an ending as any seen this year.

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