There weren’t as many games this year as usual, but there were still some crackers.Boxing News World and British Fight of the Year Awards
World Fight in 2020
10. Jermall Charlo w pts 12 Sergiy Derevyanchenko
Exciting at Mohigansan Casino in Ancasville when Charlo took the best Derevyanchenko that could get together to win the 12th round decision.
9. Samil Ziani w rsf 12 Alex Dilmagani
By winning the EBU super-featherweight title, Ziani and Dilmagani have become hellish. It was the British who needed to give something and should eventually be rescued sooner.
8. Adam Lopez w pts10 Luis Korea
In June, at The Bubble at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Lopez finished the thriller with Korean nursing damage to both eyes, but after ten give-and-take rounds he was a worthy winner.
7. Ted Cheeseman w pts 12 Sam Eggington
It was great to see Ted Cheeseman and Sam Eggington in a fierce battle at the start of the matchroom fight camp. It was a scrap that reminded everyone how special boxing is.
6. Alexander Povetkin w rsf 5 Dillian White
Oh, drama! White seemed to be heading for a stop victory over the old Povetkin until the veteran suddenly caught his favorite cold in the fifth and dropped twice in the fourth.
5. Murodjon Akhmadariev wpts12 Daniel Roman
Akumadariev made Rome better in a fun and matched battle for the WBA and IBF super bantamweight titles.
4. Gervonta Davis w ko 6 Leo Santa Cruz
The final blow correctly defined the match, but there was abundant quality from both before Davis turned off the lights.
3. Masayoshi Nakatani wrsf 9 Felix Verdejo
Although a late entry into the math, the battle as Nakatani overcame Verdejo, a popular scintillation handinger.
2. Juan Francisco Estrada wrsf 11 Carlos Cuadras
So much quality, so much excitement as WBC super flyweight champion Estrada defeated Cuadras in Mexico.
1. Jose Zepeda w ko 5 Ivan Baranchyk
What else can I do? Knockdowns are plentiful in the kind of battles that deserve history as one of the best with or without a pandemic. Zepeda’s iron-out finish on Baranchyk will be memorable.
Women’s Battle in the World in 2020
Competition is intensifying in women’s boxing. Below are some of the outstanding scraps of 2020.
3. Elin Cederroos w pts 10 Alicia Napoleon-Espinosa
WBA and IBF Women Super Middleweight Title – Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City, NJ
2. Katie Taylor w pts 10 Delfine Persoon
WBC & WBA & IBF & WBO Female Lightweight Title-Matchroom Fight Camp, Brentwood
1.1. Terry Harper d pts 10 Natasha Jonas
WBC Women’s Super Featherweight Title-Matchroom Fight Camp, Brentwood
British battle in 2020
- Joyce Dubois
- Maxwell Hughes
British women’s battle in 2020
- Terry Harper d pts 10 Natasha Jonas
- Katie Taylor w pts 10 Delfine Persoon
- Rachel Ball w Point 8 Shannon Courtney
– Boxing Sports
Year-end award: Fight of the Year 2020
https://www.boxingnewsonline.net/year-end-awards-2020-fight-of-the-year/ Year-end award: Fight of the Year 2020