THE BEST OF 2010 – WORLD BOXING COUNCIL
Fighter of the Year: Sergio “Maravilla” Martinez
He won the WBC middleweight world title by defeating Kelly Pavlik and dramatically knocked out Paul Williams in his first title defense. Two great fights in the year.
Fight of the Year: Jean Pascal vs. Bernard Hopkins
This bout was held on December 18 in Quebec (the first city founded in Canada) and was a total sellout. It was one of the greatest fights of recent years.
Knockout of the Year: Sergio Martinez vs. Paul Williams
This bout that was held on November 20 in Atlantic City. A knockout that will go down in history.
Exemplary World Champion of the Year: Vitali Klitschko
In addition to being WBC heavyweight world champion whom no one can defeat, he has shown exemplary behavior and is a model for the young people of the world.
Most Dramatic Fight of the Year: Fernando “Cochulito” Montiel vs. Hozumi Hasegawa
A great bout held in Tokyo, Japan. Montiel landed a punch that broke Hasegawa’s jaw and won the WBC Bantamweight world title.
Hope and Revelation of the Year: Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.
The WBC Silver middleweight world champion, he is undefeated and has built a record of 41 wins (30 KOs) and 1 draw.
Saul “Canelo” Alvarez
The WBC Silver super welterweight world champion, he is undefeated and has built a record of 35 wins (26 KOs) and 1 draw.
Boxer of the Decade: Manny Pacquiao