WBC Annual Awards and Convention Recap – The World Boxing Council was in Miami, Florida from December 11th to the 16th for their 54th annual convention.
Our roving TBC cameraman Marcelino Castillo was on hand to capture footage from the event. This footage sets the scene of the convention by touring the Miami hotel and it also captures the WBC’s awards ceremony where they honored the life of “The Greatest” Muhammad Ali and handed out their 2016 annual awards. Check out the highlights right here in this latest TBC report.
WBC Annual Awards and Convention Recap
Part of the festive portion of the convention involved the WBC handing out their version of the “2016 Year End” awards.
FIGHT OF THE YEAR Francisco Vargas vs Orlando Salido
HONORING THE WOMEN Claressa Shields, Laila Ali and Christy Martin
EVENT OF THE YEAR Gennady Golovkin vs Kell Brook
WBC HUMANITARIAN OF PEACE AWARD Amir Khan
BEST KO OF 2016 Deontay Wilder vs Artur Szpilka
REVELATION OF THE YEAR Jermell Charlo
THE FIGHTER OF THE YEAR Roman “Chocolatito” Gonzalez
WBC DRAMATIC FIGHT OF THE YEAR ShinsukeYamanaka vs Anselmo Moreno 2
WORK IN FILMS RECOGNIZED Tony Bellew, Eddie Hearn, Roberto Duran
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