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Photos: Crawford, Munguia, Tete, Alvarez Get WBO Awards

By Fernando Gaztambide

Results: WBO Convention Awards Gala at the Hotel El Panama in Panama City. Next year's WBO Convention will take place in Tokyo, Japan.

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WBO Fight of the Year
Sho Kimura vs. Kosei Tanaka

WBO Female Fight of Year
Arely Muciño vs. Maria Salinas

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WBO Female Fighter of the Year and Super Champion
Amanda Serrano

WBO KO of The Year
Ángel ‘Tito’ Acosta 1st-round KO to Abraham Rodriguez

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WBO Fighter of The Year
Terence Crawford

WBO Upset of The Year
Eleider Alvarez TKO’s Sergey Kovalev

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Special Recognition

1. Brian ‘Bo Mac’ McIntyre - Gordy Volkman Award for Outstanding Trainer

2. Eddie Hearn – The New Generation Award for Outstanding Promotions During 2018

3. Masayuki Ito v. Christopher “Pitufo” Díaz - for Outstanding Fight

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4. Crawford, Montiel and Tanaka – Triple Crown Award for Winning WBO World Titles in Three Weight Divisions

5. Kosei Tanaka – Super Champion Belt – For Winning WBO World Titles in Three Weight Divisions

6. Promoter of The Year US – Bob Arum

7. Promoter of The Year Europe – Frank Warren

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8. Oscar De La Hoya – Trailblazer Award for Ground Breaking Fight Series Transmitted Via Facebook Watch

9. Special recognition to Rosa Volante -  First female WBO World Champion

10. Special recognition Ahikiko Honda promoter Japan

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11. Raja Amasheh First Female Fighter World Champion of The Middle East

12. Dariusz Michalczewski 22 titles defenses at Light Heavyweight Division

13. Ivan Calderón - Commitment to the Youth Boxing Program. WBO Two division Champion

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14. Acelino Freites – WBO Two division World Champion

15. Arthur Grigorian – Former WBO World Lightweight Champion who defended his word title 17 times

16. Jaime Munguia – Devasting Knockout Puncher

User Comments and Feedback
Comment by chico malo ali on 11-02-2018

[QUOTE=TreJac;19243175]Stop hating! Suspect fans like you are the reason the top fighters are afraid to fight other top fighters![/QUOTE]lmfao! So am hating cause am basically saying [email protected] the wbo? Top fighters don’t need a piece of shyt belts to fight…

Comment by TreJac on 11-02-2018

[QUOTE=chico malo loc;19242671]No legends show up to the wbo conventions like they do for the wba,wbc & ibf! Duran felt sorry and showed up cause it was held in Panama! Wbo will always be no.4 ![/QUOTE]Stop hating! Suspect fans like…

Comment by _Rexy_ on 11-02-2018

[QUOTE=mdrosnock;19242602]Yup, wonder what he walks around at. Crawford has posted pictures of himself out of camp weighing 175 he was massive at 140.[/QUOTE] That photo was photoshopped. I posted the original last year and he was 145.

Comment by chico malo ali on 11-02-2018

No legends show up to the wbo conventions like they do for the wba,wbc & ibf! Duran felt sorry and showed up cause it was held in Panama! Wbo will always be no.4 !

Comment by Songbird on 11-02-2018

hold on a sec, i thought fighters couldnt give a crap about the trinket wbo belt, whats the point of even showing up for these 4th rate awards for an award that is totally useless, i mean on wbc award…

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