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As we approach the end of the 2016 calendar year, we look back at the greatest moments in boxing throughout the year.  There were many memorable fights, moments, and upsets this year, so tune in today and tomorrow for the INSIDE RINGSIDE Award Show.  I will be analyzing fights, moments, and fighters through the next 2 days.  Awards will include:  Upset of the year, Knockout of the year, fight of the year, and fighter of the year.  Here are the finalists for each category:

2016 Upset of the year:

  • Joe Smith Jr  —  def  —  Andzej Fonfara
  • Joe Smith Jr  —  def  —  Bernard Hopkins
  • John Molina  —  def  —  Ruslan Provodnikov


2016 Knockout of the year:

  • Deontay Wilder  —  KO’s  —  Artur Szpilka
  • Vasyl Lomachenko  —  KO’s  —  Rocky Martinez
  • Canelo Alvarez  —  KO’s  —  Amir Khan


2016 Fight Of The Year:

  • Keith Thurman   VS   Shawn Porter
  • Francisco Vargas   VS   Orlando Salido
  • Dereck Chisora   VS   Dillon Whyte


2016 Fighter Of The Year:

  • Vasyl Lomachenko
  • Terence Crawford
  • Carl Frampton




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