Boxing and the word blood go hand in hand with each other. Some of the greatest, and most popular, fighters of all time earn the title blood and guts warrior. They do this because of their willingness to lay it all on the line, to fight and bleed in order to win.
When a fighter is cut, it can do one of two things to him. It can get in his head, make him reluctant and conscious about only protecting the cut. Or it can light a fire under him, make him urgent and willing to take more risks. And that makes for a great deal of excitement.
There have been literally thousands of bloody fights in boxing history, and it's extremely difficult to select just 10 to highlight here. This is sure to spark a great deal of debate, discussion and disagreement.
But here they are: the 10 bloodiest boxing fights of the past decade.