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.
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
TRAINER OF THE YEAR
PROSPECT OF THE YEAR
EVENT OF THE YEAR
Floyd Mayweather Jr. UD 12 Manny Pacquiao