WBC named “Fighter of the Year 2020” – two boxers.

WBC named Fighter of the Year 2020 two boxers.

The World Boxing Council (WBC) repeated the experience of The Ring in summing up the results of the past year.

WBC named "Fighter of the Year 2020" - two boxers.

The title “Fighter of the Year” was shared by two candidates at once – the WBC heavyweight title holder, 32-year-old Briton Tyson Fury (30-0-1, 21 KO), and the WBC / WBA middleweight champion (up to 76.2 kg ) and the leader of the pound-for-pound rating, 30-year-old Mexican Saul Alvarez (54-1-2, 36 KO).

Fury inscribed himself in the history of the division at the end of February, becoming a two-time champion and stopping ahead of schedule in the 7th round of the American mega-knockout boxer Deontay Wilder (42-1-1, 41 KO), for whom this defeat was the first in his career.

Alvarez finally became a true champion in four weight classes in December, inflicting the first and unconditional defeat to the British ex-champion Callum Smith (27-1-0, 19 KO).

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