Tyson Fury Is 5 Live Boxing’s Fighter Of The Year
Tyson Fury landed BBC Radio 5 Live Boxing’s British fighter of the year prize after two successful defences of his WBC heavyweight title in 2022.
Steve Bunce cast the deciding vote between Carl Froch and Barry Jones – who had picked light-middleweight champion Natasha Jonas.
Unbeaten light-welterweight Adam Azim was named breakout star of the year.
WBA light-heavyweight champion Dmitry Bivol got the international boxer of the year nod after the Russian, 32, became the first opponent in nine years to beat Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez, before a comprehensive points victory over Gilberto Ramirez.
While the choice of Azim and Bivol were unanimous, there was disagreement about who should win British boxer of the year award.
“I think overall you have to give British boxer of the year to Natasha Jonas,” said Jones. “Coming out of her weight class against naturally bigger women and adapting her style to be successful
ALSO READ: Mohammed Kudus – Bio, Career, Net worth(2022)
Follow AyeyiBruce for more news