Boxing: WBC chooses fight between Fury and Wilder as best of 2021

Mauricio Sulaimn, president of the World Boxing Council (WBC), announced this Tuesday that the fight for the world heavyweight title between Tyson

Mauricio Sulaimn, president of the World Council (WBC), announced this Tuesday that the fight for the world heavyweight title between Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder was designated as the best fight of 2021.

“In the middle of a year full of very exciting fights, of big stars, the spectacular defense of the title of Fury before Winter was chosen for this appointment,” shared the manager on the phone at the appointment ceremony.

On October 9, the British Fury retained the WBC heavyweight championship by defeating American Wilder by knockout. in the eleventh episode of the fight held in Las Vegas, Nevada.

At the ceremony, the Council also recognized the best of 2021 in the categories of event, most spectacular knockout, revelation, most dramatic fight, coach and boxer.

The best event of the year was for the function in which Salt ‘Canelo’ lvarez became the absolute champion of the super middleweight by beating the American Caleb Plant in Las Vegas, Nevada, in November.

The most spectacular knockout was recognized as the one starring the Council’s super featherweight monarch, the Mexican Miguel Berchelt , defending his belt against his compatriot scar valdez in February.

Other winners

Also in the category of triumph by the fast track, the one achieved by the American Alycia Baumgardner to snatch the title super feminine English pen Terri Harper.

The 2021 disclosure designation went to the Australian George Kambosos WBC lightweight franchise champion, who defeated the American Tefimo Lopez.

The appointments are determined through the voting of boxing fans around the world, the same ones who chose the fight between the American Jermell Charlo and Argentine Brian Costello which ended in a draw, as the most dramatic fight.

At the 59th WBC Convention last November, Sulaiman had already announced the nominations for the best boxer for Salt ‘Canelo’ lvarez, absolute champion super middleweight, as well as for his manager Eddy reynoso as best coach.