Following considerable debate, World Boxing News are pleased to announce winners from the categories for 2016.
Following considerable debate, World Boxing News is pleased to announce winners from the categories for 2016. Vasyl Lomachenko dominated.
Nominations were announced before the holiday season, with a host of top fighters and trainers in the frame for accolades.
Below are the winners for 2016.
Article for WBN Fighter of the Year here
Editor’s choice (Fighter of the Year):
WBN Fight of the Year:
Francisco Vargas v Orlando Salido (June)
Anthony Crolla v Jorge Linares (September)
Andre Ward v Sergey Kovalev (November)
Carl Frampton v Leo Santa Cruz (July)
WBN Young Fighter of the Year (23 under):
Pound for pound breakthrough:
Stoppage of 2016:
Canelo Alvarez – 6th Round v Amir Khan
Vasyl Lomachenko – 5th Round v Roman Martinez
Deontay Wilder – 9th Round v Artur Szpilka
Trainer of the Year:
Arnulfo Obando (posthumously)
Comeback of 2016:
World title prospect of 2017:
Chris Eubank Jr.
Errol Spence Jr.