EBU nominees announced for 2017 ahead of summer awards show

RINGSIDE 05/04/2018

The European Boxing Union (EBU) has revealed the nominees for the annual award-winners in three distinctive categories.

EBU 2017 Fight of the year:

Eggington vs. Mimoune (Manchester, UK, 10-7-2017)
Vitu vs. Real (Levallois-Perret, France, 1-21-2017)
Kabayel vs. Chisora (Monte Carlo, 11-4-2017)
Boesel vs. Murat (Dresden, Germany, 7-1-2017)
Tatli vs. Patera (first match: Turku, Finland, 5-6-2017)

EBU 2017 Fighter of the Year

Agit Kabayel (Germany, heavyweights)
Hadillah Mohoumadi (France, super middleweights)
Anthony Yigit (Sweden, super lightweights)
Edis Tatli (Finland, lightweights)
Cedric Vitu (France, super welterweights)

Another important category regards the more active Promoter for 2017, with the nominees being:

MK Events (France)
Matchroom Events (UK)
Sauerland Events (Germany)
SES Ulf Steinforth (Germany)
Europrom (France)

The final winners for each category will be revealed during the next EBU General Assembly, which is going to take place on June 2nd in the Serbian capital of Belgrade.

For the previous season of 2016, the prize recognitions went to:

MK Events (EBU Promoter 2016)
Vitu-Varon (EBU FOTY 2016)
EdisTatli (EBU Fighter of the year 2016)