Fight Kovalev – ward is named IBF’s best performance of 2016

Бой Ковалев - Уорд назван IBF лучшим поединком 2016 года

Andre Ward – Sergey Kovalev

The award ceremony will be held during the 34th annual Convention which will be held from 21 to 25 may in St. Petersburg

International Boxing Federation (IBF) decided on the awards on the basis of 2016, which will be officially presented on may 24 at the close of the annual conference of the IBF held in Florida.

Fight of the year is recognized as the duel between Sergey Kovalev and Andre ward held in November 2016. The Russians lost to American boxer a unanimous decision from the United States and lost his championship belts WBA (Super), WBO and IBF light heavyweight champion.

Trophy “Best female battle“ was awarded the fight between Estoy Marcos and Marcella by Acuña.

The USBA fight of the year – the fight between Jesse HART and in fact deshawn Johnson.

Fight of the year for Intercontinental title – match Jeff Horne (the next opponent Manny Pacquiao) against Randall Bailey.

Fight of the year for the title of Pan Pacific/Australasian – Billy DIB vs Parapets tor Baumas.

Recall that the fight is a rematch between world champion WBO/WBA/IBF light heavyweight title to American Andre ward (31-0, 15 KOs) and former world champion Russian Sergey Kovalev (30-1-1, 26 KO’s) will be held June 17 in Las Vegas (USA).

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