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Boxing: Fury – not Mayweather – is Ring Magazine’s 2015 Fighter of the Year

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After holding the upset to beat long-time champion, Wladimir Klitschko — Ring Magazine awards Tyson Fury as the 2015 best fighter of the year.

Fury bested other fighters like Canelo Alvarez, Gennady Golovkin, Roman Gonzalez and Floyd Mayweather Jr.

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After a circus of ‘racism’ talk – Floyd Mayweather has yet to comment on Fury’s recognition. Mayweather is also known for his feud with Oscar De La Hoya, who coincidentally the owner of Ring Magazine.

The April issue of Ring Magazine will be out on print by mid-February while the digital copy will be available by next week.

The rest of the awards are below:

FIGHT OF THE YEAR

Francisco Vargas KO 9 Takashi Miura

KNOCKOUT OF THE YEAR

Canelo Alvarez KO 3 James Kirkland

ROUND OF THE YEAR

Amir Imam vs. Fidel Maldonado Jr., Round 3

UPSET OF THE YEAR

Tyson Fury UD 12 Wladimir Klitschko

COMEBACK OF THE YEAR

Badou Jack

TRAINER OF THE YEAR

Joe Gallagher

PROSPECT OF THE YEAR

Takuma Inoue

EVENT OF THE YEAR

Floyd Mayweather Jr. UD 12 Manny Pacquiao

MOST INSPIRATIONAL

Anthony Crolla

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