Tag: Boxing

PROJECT COMBAT’S 2019 OVERALL AWARDS 🏆

By Tré Berry III & Jon Uddin🖊️🖊️

The year 2019 was a very eventful one, in a multitude of different factions.  From signature personal performances, devastating knockouts, monumental upsets and a half dozen fight-of-the-year candidates, we here at Project Combat have sorted through the years events to pass out honors to award 8 different categories to deserving participants.

 

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TRÉ BERRY’S 2019 FIGHTER OF THE YEAR (🇯🇵NAOYA INOUE)

JON UDDIN’S 2019 FIGHTER OF THE YEAR (🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿JOSH TAYLOR)

2019 TRE BERRY FIGHTER OF THE YEAR

2019 JON UDDIN FIGHTER OF THE YEAR

HONORABLE MENTIONS – Canelo Alvarez || Errol Spence Jr. || Manny Pacquiao || Julio Cesar Martinez || Emanuel Navarrete.

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2019 FIGHT OF THE YEAR (🇯🇵INOUE VS 🇵🇭DONAIRE)

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HONORABLE MENTIONS – Ramirez vs Hooker || Spence Jr. vs Porter || Golovkin vs Derevyanchenko || Taylor vs Prograis || Beterbiev vs Gvozdyk || Roman vs Doheny ||Williams vs Hurd || Pacquiao vs Thurman || Jack vs Pascal || Ioka vs Palicte.

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2019 KNOCKOUT OF THE YEAR (🇺🇸HANEY OVER MORAN)

2019 KNOCKOUT OF THE YEAR

HONORABLE MENTIONS – Lomachenko over Crolla || Wilder over Ortiz || Wilder over Breazeale || Dorticos over Tabiti || Canelo over Kovalev || Smith over N’Dam || Golovkin over Rolls || Donaire over Young.

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2019 PROSPECT OF THE YEAR (🇺🇸VERGIL ORTIZ JR.)

MR ORTIZ

HONORABLE MENTIONS – Joshua Buatsi || Daniel Dubois || Ryan Garcia || Efe Ajagba || Michael Conlan || Gabriel Flores Jr. || Anthony Sims Jr.

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2019 UPSET OF THE YEAR (🇺🇸RUIZ JR. OVER JOSHUA I)

BOOM

HONORABLE MENTIONS – Cano over Linares || Casimero over Tete || Brant over Murata (First Fight)|| Navarrete over Dogboe (First Fight) || Cancio over Machado (First Fight) || Alvarado over Cancio (Second Fight) || Martinez over Selby || Pascal over Browne.

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JON UDDIN’S 2019 ROUND OF THE YEAR (🇬🇧ANTHONY JOSHUA VS 🇺🇸ANDY RUIZ JR. I, ROUND 3)

TRÉ BERRY’S 2019 ROUND OF THE YEAR (🇯🇵NAOYA INOUE VS 🇵🇭NONITO DONAIRE, ROUND 11)

DOWN GOES JOSHUA

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HONORABLE MENTIONS – Ramirez vs Hooker, Round 3 || Spence vs Porter, Round 11 || Golovkin vs Derevyanchenko, Round 10 || Prograis vs Taylor, Round 9 ||  Lomachenko vs Campbell, Round 7.

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2019 TRAINER OF THE YEAR (🇲🇽EDDY REYNOSO)

EDDY

HONORABLE MENTIONS – Anatoly Lomachenko || Shingo Inoue || Mark Ramsay || Derrick James || Manny Robles.

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2019 COMEBACK FIGHTER OF THE YEAR (🇺🇸JAMEL HERRING)

THE FIGHTING MARINE

HONORABLE MENTIONS – John Riel Casimero || Jean Pascal || Ryota Murata|| Nonito Donaire || Rene Alvarado.

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Beterbiev Hammers “The Nail”, Knocks out Gvozdyk in a Competitive Thriller at Light-Heavyweight

This one was definitely worth the wait, as both combatants showed their fortitude, and why they are each looked at as top Light-Heavyweights. With see-saw action, multiple ebbs and flows in the fight, 🇷🇺Artur Beterbiev (15-0-0, 15KO👊👊) became the sport of boxing’s newest Unified World Champion, putting 🥉🇺🇦Oleksandr “The Nail” Gvozdyk (17-1-0, 14KO👊) away late in the 10th round by way of TKO victory. Beterbiev paired the WBC Title belt along with his IBF Light-Heavyweight Title and left the Liacouras Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with a heightened sense of belonging atop the division, with the hardware to pitch his personal case in the pecking order. Continue reading “Beterbiev Hammers “The Nail”, Knocks out Gvozdyk in a Competitive Thriller at Light-Heavyweight”

Serrano & Hardy Have Unfinished Business to Take Care Of at the Garden

Legendary 7-division Champion ♛🇵🇷Amanda “Real Deal” Serrano (36-1-1, 27KO) will face undefeated combat veteran & WBO Featherweight Champion 🇺🇸Heather Hardy (22-0-0, 4KO) at Madison Square Garden on the undercard of Haney/Abdullaev on Friday, September 13th. Continue reading “Serrano & Hardy Have Unfinished Business to Take Care Of at the Garden”

A Constant Reminder to the Boxing Community (the Triumphs & Tragedies Associated with Boxing)

By Tré Berry III🖋️

If you ask random people the question “what makes boxing great?” you will get a wide range of interesting, and incredible answers; Some answers will delve straight to the point, and others will make you think and view it all from a different perspective. For me, boxing’s greatness is rooted in the competitive spirit, and it is intertwined with what I call coordinated violence where the spirit, the heart and the brain works cohesively on full display as boxers not only set out to win their fights, but to give the best representation of themselves while they are actively at work inside the ropes… Continue reading “A Constant Reminder to the Boxing Community (the Triumphs & Tragedies Associated with Boxing)”