Boxer of year: Floyd Mayweather Jr.

At 36, the pound-for-pound king returns with two one-sided wins on biggest stage

Updated: January 2, 2014, 12:45 PM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

As great as pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather Jr. is inside the ring -- and he is one of the greatest to ever lace up the gloves -- he hasn't made many appearances there in recent years before fighting twice in 2013.

In fact, Mayweather had not fought as many as two times in one year since 2007, when he outpointed Oscar De La Hoya in a fight that set numerous financial records, and then drilled Ricky Hatton. That was a huge year for Mayweather as he beat two quality opponents, made ...

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