Boxing produces big knockouts year in year out but 2018 perhaps produced more than ever.

We now live in a completely fan-driven time in the sport of boxing because of the continued growth in online media and social media.

Boxing fans run the show and if they want a big fight they are now starting to get them — more times than not.

Boxing promoters finally woke up to this in recent years in that it is a win-win for everyone in giving the fans what they want.

The customer is always right, ultimately.

Boxing fans have been reacting in their droves to the 2018 knockout of the year nominees for the Ring Magazine award and appear to be split on who they think should win it: