Pound4poundireland’s 2016 Fighter, Fight, Knockout, Round, Prospect, Upset and Trainer of the Year

Fighter of the Year

1. Carl Frampton

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2. Andre Ward

3. Vasyl Lomachenko

Fight of the Year

1. Francisco Vargas-Orlando Salido

2. Jamie Conlan-Anthony Nelson

https://pound4poundireland.wordpress.com/2016/05/03/full-fight-video-anthony-nelson-vs-jamie-conlan-fight-of-the-year-candidate/

3. Leo Santa Cruz-Carl Frampton

https://ok.ru/videoembed/93337488021

Knockout of the Year

1.  Hassan N’Dam ko1 Alfonso Blanco

2. Deontay Wilder ko9 Artur Szpilka

3. Murat Gassiev ko1 Jordan Shimmel

Round of the Year

1. Yoshihiro Kamegai-Jesus Soto Karass I Round 10

2. Jamie Conlan-Anthony Nelson Round 5

3. Edwin Rodriguez-Thomas Williams Jr. Round 2

Prospect of the Year

1. Jarrett Hurd

2. Jason Quigley

3. Hughie Fury

Upset of the Year

1. Joe Smith Jr. ko1 Andrzej Fonfara

2. Jezreel Corrales ko2 Takashi Uchiyama

3. Julius Indongo ko1 Eduard Troyanovsky

Trainer of the Year

Shane McGuigan – mainly for his work with Carl Frampton, but also George Groves

List of the longest KO streaks to begin a professional boxing career, Deontay Wilder is on the march

KO machine Wilder faces tough competition before he can claim the longest run of KO’s at the start of a career. Steve Lillis with the rundown

http://www.boxnation.com/boxing-news/ko-machine-wilder-faces-tough-competition-before-he-can-claim-the-longest-run-of-kos-at-the-start-of-a-career/?utm_source=BoxNation+Registrations&utm_campaign=73c7afb62b-BoxNation_Newsletter_March_14th_BN&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_fe0884658d-73c7afb62b-307814105

Vitali Vacates: The Heavyweight Scene Heading into 2014

http://doransboxingblog.com/2014/01/02/the-heavyweight-boxing-scene-heading-into-2014-minus-vitali-klitschko/

 

My latest column for Doran’s Boxing blog

https://www.facebook.com/DoransBoxingBlog

Pound4poundireland’s 2013 Awards for Fight, Knockout, Round, Prospect, Upset and Trainer of the Year

Fight of the Year

1. Timothy Bradley-Ruslan Provodnikov

https://pound4poundireland.wordpress.com/2013/03/17/fight-video-timothy-bradley-v-ruslan-provodnikov-fight-of-the-year-candidate/

2. Mike Alvarado-Brandon Rios II

https://pound4poundireland.wordpress.com/2013/03/31/full-fight-video-brandon-rios-mike-alvarado-ii-another-classic-fight-of-the-year-contender/

3. Omar Figueroa-Nihito Arakawa

https://pound4poundireland.wordpress.com/2013/07/30/full-fight-video-omar-figueroa-vs-nihito-arakawa-epic-fight-of-the-year-contender/

Knockout of the Year

1. Javier Fortuna ko1 Miguel Zamudio

https://pound4poundireland.wordpress.com/2013/04/20/full-fight-video-javier-fortuna-v-miguel-zamudio-frightening-first-round-knockout-of-the-year-contender/

2. Deontay Wilder ko1 Siarhei Liakhovich

https://pound4poundireland.wordpress.com/2013/08/10/full-fight-video-deontay-wilder-vs-siarhei-liakhovich-ko-of-the-year-candidate/

3. James Chereji ko2 Belmin Skomorac

https://pound4poundireland.wordpress.com/2013/11/05/full-fight-video-james-chereji-vs-belmin-skomorac-knockout-of-the-year-candidate/

Round of the Year

1. Timothy Bradley-Ruslan Provodnikov Round 2

2. Denkaosan Kaovichit-Eiji Tsutsumi Round 10

https://pound4poundireland.wordpress.com/2013/03/20/video-round-of-the-year-candidate-denkaosan-kaovichit-vs-eiji-tsutsumi-round-10/

3. Darren Barker-Daniel Geale Round 6

https://pound4poundireland.wordpress.com/2013/08/18/full-fight-video-daniel-geale-vs-darren-barker/

Prospect of the Year

1. Vasyl Lomachenko

2. Jessie Magdaleno

3. Naoya Inoue

Upset of the Year

1. Simpiwe Vetyeka rtd6 Chris John

https://pound4poundireland.wordpress.com/2013/12/13/full-fight-video-chris-john-vs-simpiwe-vetyeka/

2. Fahlan Sakkereerin Jr. ko3 Ryo Miyazaki

3. Jhonny Gonzalez ko1 Abner Mares

https://pound4poundireland.wordpress.com/2013/08/25/full-fight-video-abner-mares-vs-jhonny-gonzalez/

Trainer of the Year

Angel Garcia – for his work with Danny Garcia