Boxing News 24/7

Tecate Will Present “The Best Of 2016” Awards Ceremony On Opening Day At The WBC Convention

The World Boxing Council will celebrate its 54th annual convention from December 11 to 17 at the Diplomat Beach Resort in Hollywood, Florida, with boxing stars honoring the eternal King of Boxing, Muhammad Ali.

The convention’s opening day on Monday, December 12, will also feature “The Best of 2016 Awards” ceremony, presented by TECATE. Those who have excelled will be recognized, cheered and applauded in this special ceremony.

The award categories are:


BOXER OF THE YEAR

Roman Gonzalez / Shinsuke Yamanaka / Gennady Golovkin / Wanheng Menayothin / Terence Crawford

FIGHT OF THE YEAR

Roman Gonzalez vs. Carlos Cuadras / Jorge Linares vs. Anthony Crolla / Francisco Vargas vs. Orlando Salido

DRAMATIC FIGHT OF THE YEAR

Shinsuke Yamanaka vs. Anselmo Moreno / Tony Bellew vs. Ilunga Makabu / Jermell Charlo vs John Jackson

KO OF THE YEAR

Deontay Wilder vs. Artur Szpilka / Saul Alvarez vs. Amir Khan / Tony Bellew vs. Ilunga Makabu / Adonis Stevenson vs. Thomas Williams Jr.

COMEBACK OF THE YEAR

Hozumi Hasegawa / Ganigan Lopez / Mikey Garcia / Tony Bellew

REVELATION OF THE YEAR

Jermell Charlo / Dejan Zlaticanin / Avni Yildirim / Mairis Briedis

PROSPECT OF THE YEAR

Diego De La Hoya / Ohara Davies / Eduardo Hernández / José Díaz / Jose Ramirez Jr. / Daniel Valdivia

EVENT OF THE YEAR

Saul Alvarez vs. Amir Khan / Gennady Golovkin vs. Kell Brook