For those who don't know, Gorilla Productions puts out boxing highlight videos of the highest quality. The videos are probably better than anything that has come out from either Showtime or HBO in the last couple of years. Anyways, they have come out with two videos in the past couple of weeks that look back on the previous year. The first video is a general highlight reel from 2011. It is really a video you should show anyone who says that boxing is dead because Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao did not manage to get together in the ring. The video focuses on the powerful shots that make you say "OOOOOOHH!!" Appropriately, the highlight reel is combined with the song "It Just Gets Better" by Force the Forces. Hopefully boxing does keep getting better.
A second video counts down the top five fights of 2011. The list is pretty decent overall and has a decent overlap with the BLH top fights of the year with the notable exception of Rodriguez vs. Wolak. The video is of decent length and gives a good feeling from each of the fights that are featured. My only problem was that there weren't any of the smaller Japanese fights, which have made many top fight lists. It may just be a practical problem of getting decent footage of these fights but I would like to see a little more from the little guys. As I mentioned earlier, the video does an excellent job showing the tension in each fight. The announcers in the background give a great sense of excitement and this video also includes my favorite line of the year (Spoiler: OOHHHH MAH GAWWWWWD!). I see this video as an alternate view to the BLH fight of the year declaration. Hope you guys have as much fun watching these videos as I did. Also what are your top 5 fights of the year and how much overlap do you see with this list?