In my opinion, David, you came out here tonight to win. And what we have witnessed is a knockout. - Simon Cowell
Dude, you are so good tonight, you are exactly what this show is about: finding the best singer we can find and the best singer of season seven is right there! - Randy Jackson
To which American Idol finalist were these words spoken last night? David Archuleta, who will be crowned champion tonight of viewers vote the way Simon and Randy believe they should.
Are you on board with their assessments? Did Archuleta deliver a knockout blow to David Cook last night? (See the photo below for why we're talking in boxing lexicon).
Ask any young girl in the audience at the end of Archie's "Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Me" performance and the answer is clear: yes.
David Cook and David Archuleta came onto the stage, ready to rumble during the American Idol finals.