The lightweight battle between Omar Figueroa and Nihito Arakawa was an instant classic, and a fight which is sure to be in contention for this year’s Fight of the Year award. In 12 rounds of furious action, the best round of them all came in the 3rd, as Arakawa rallied after being knocked down in the 2nd. Right here, you can check out the action from Figueroa vs. Arakawa Round 3.
The fans have spoken and Round 3 is the overwhelming favorite from Saturday’s classic slugfest between Omar Figueroa and Nihito Arakawa. During re-airings of the fight, fans were encouraged to Tweet their favorite round of the tripleheader. The results were clear and, in the eye of the fans, Round 3 of the Fight of the Year candidate is their No. 1 choice.
Showtime would like to congratulate both Figueroa and Arakawa for the tremendous heart they displayed in Saturday’s brutal war.
So was Round 3 the best round of the night in your opinion? Will that be the Round of the Year, and will Figueroa vs. Arakawa be the Fight of the Year? They’re certainly amongst the frontrunners at least!
Enjoy the video of the action, whether you’ve seen it already or not, it’s not one to pass over.