2016 WBF Boxing Awards

There were some outstanding WBF Championship bouts around the world in 2015 and it has been a difficult task for the Championship committee to select the winners of each category and we are sure that 2016 will be no different.

We are pleased to announce the 2016 WBF Award winners!

WBF Jack Rennie Award

Chris AndersonChris Anderson

The Inaugural Jack Rennie Award for contribution to the sport of Professional Boxing. With so many deserving of this inaugural award the winner was most deserved. This gentleman has been a WBF Official for many years and has officiated WBF Championship bouts in the USA, Europe, South Africa, China, Japan, all over the Asia Pacific as well as his home country of Australia.

Congratulations Chris on being the recipient of the Inaugural Jack Rennie Award. And the World Boxing Foundation and indeed the Sport of Professional Boxing thanks you for your dedicated contribution.


WBF Boxer of the Year

Viorel Simion

Viorel Simion - WBF World Featherweight Champion

This one came down to two very talented boxers: WBF World Featherweight Champion Viorel Simion (Romania) and WBF World Middleweight Champion Artur Akavov (Russia)

Congratulations Viorel and we look forward to you defending your title in 2016.


WBF Fight of the Year

WBF Fight of the YearAsia Pacific Welterweight Title - Michael Upton (Australia) v Will Sands (Australia)

Congratulations to both boys who gave their all in a bout that could have gone either way and one that had boxing fans in a packed Auditorium on their feet for the entire bout.


WBF Co-Ordinator of the Year

Alan Santana (USA)

Lukasz Anielski (Europe)

Our WBF Co-Ordinators around the Globe have done an amazing job this past year and it was extremely difficult to select just one winner, so this year we have selected 2 winners for this category in different parts of the World. Congratulations gentlemen.


WBF Promoter of the Year

Dalibor Dan (Europe) - Kobra SportpromotionDalibor Dan (Europe) - Kobra Sportpromotion

The WBF would like to congratulate Dalibor and may there many more fantastic promotions for you in 2016.


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