19 Dec 2022

2022 Boxer Of The Year: Dmitry Bivol

Fighter of the Year: Dmitry Bivol Dmitry Bivol 2021 winner: Canelo Alvarez What a difference a year makes.  Last year, it was all about Canelo’s rise to undisputed and having the best year of his career. This year started with Canelo losing to Dmitry Bivol, who is quite possibly the

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30 Dec 2021

2021 Northern California Fight of the Year – Mikey Garcia vs Sandor Martin

The fight wasn’t great, the bout was uninteresting, but it is historically really important, and boxing in Northern California the past two-years has been a barren wasteland.  As we currently seemingly have only two local promoters constantly putting on shows, those being, Toscano Boxing Promotions, and Uppercut Promotions,  as Paco

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20 Dec 2021

2021 BOXER OF THE YEAR: CANELO ALVAREZ

Canelo became the first ever undisputed super middleweight world champion, stopping Billy Joe Saunders for the WBO super middleweight as well as Caleb Plant for the IBF super middleweight title in one calendar year.  Add to the fact, he took a stay-busy fight in February facing Avni Yildirim, stopping him

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01 Jan 2019

Northern (and Central) California Fighter of the Year: Jose Ramirez

With the retirement of Andre Ward, the biggest fights in California taking place in Northern and Central California take place with WBC super lightweight world champion Jose Ramirez. Ramirez, who has spent the majority of his career fighting in Fresno, CA, a short drive from his hometown of Avenal, Ca,

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22 Dec 2017

The 2017 Fighter of the Year: Vasyl Lomachenko

Vasyl Lomachenko took the next step towards becoming an all-time great by making two world champions and one of the nastiest gatekeepers in the sport of boxing retire on their stool in 2017. Lomachenko started his year off by utterly outclassing world champion Jason Sosa, who had solid title defenses and

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22 Dec 2017

Northern (and Central) California fighter of the year: Jose Ramirez

Jose Ramirez can sell a lot of tickets and when you do that astute fight fans will become impatient to see just how good the fighter is or even worse assume the fighter is being protected, because of their profit margin for the promoter. Ramirez, who has been selling out

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26 Dec 2016

Northern California Fighter of the Year: Ryan “The Rhino” Bourland

Northern California fighter of the year: Ryan Bourland Ryan “The Rhino” Bourland bounced back from his lone career loss last year to Israel Duffus with a solid 2016. Bourland fought three times on the regional Northern California circuit and ended his run by picking up a regional title from the

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26 Dec 2016

Fighter of the Year 2016: Carl Frampton

Carl Frampton had a decent, but not noteworthy 2015 as it appeared the super bantamweight was either not what he was cracked up to be or outgrew the 122 lbs. weight class. In 2016, we as fight fans learned that it was the later as Frampton put together two stellar

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