As the year comes to a close I’ve picked a few of my favourite punches from the year, the list could go on but this handful were most memorable for me.
Guillermo Rigondeaux breaking Jazza Dicken’s jaw in the second round after his impressive debut on British soil, successfully defending his WBA Super Bantamweight Title.
Vasyl Lomachenko knockouts out Roman Martinez with a beautiful two punch combo to become a two weight world champion at Madison Square Garden in just his seventh fight.
Julius Indongo shocks the world by knocking out Eduard Troyanovsky in Russia in the first round, becoming Namibia’s first world champion.
Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez knocks out Amir Khan cold in round 6 of Canelo’s first defence of his WBC Middleweight Title in front of thousands at the T-Mobile Arena.
After suffering a tricky fight and being behind on some peoples cards, Deontay Wilder sparks out Artur Szpilka cold in the ninth round, successfully defending his WBC Heavyweight Title.
Tony Bellew knocks out Illunga Makabu cold in front of thousands at Goodison Park to win the vacant WBC Cruiserweight Title after coming back from being knocked down in the first round.
Adonis Stevenson finishes the world title dreams of american challenger Thomas Williams Jr, denying him the chance to become the new WBC Light Heavyweight Champion.