Fight-Size Boxing Update: WBC Awards, Amir Khan Training, David Avanesyan’s Next Fight

Your fight-size boxing update:

- The World Boxing Council (WBC) has announced its year-end awards for 2018 and here are the results:

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  • Prospect of the Year: Tony Yoka
  • Dramatic Fight of the Year: Adonis Stevenson vs. Badou Jack
  • Humanitarian Award: Mikey Garcia
  • Event of the Year: Canelo vs. GGG 2
  • Revelation of the Year: Oleksandr Gvozdyk
  • Round of the Year: Srisaket Sor Rungvisai vs. Juan Francisco Estrada (Round 12)
  • Comeback of the Year: Tyson Fury
  • KO of the Year: Oleksandr Usyk KOs Tony Bellew
  • Fans' Choice Award: Canelo Alvarez
  • Fight of the Year: Deontay Wilder vs. Tyson Fury
  • Trainer of the Year: Eddy Reynoso
  • Boxer of the Year: Oleksandr Usyk

- David Avanesyan will challenge Kerman Lejarraga for the European welterweight title on a March 30 boxing card in Bilbao, Spain.

- Below is video of Amir Khan training with Virgil Hunter ahead of Khan's fight against Terence Crawford. The fight will be shown on ESPN pay-per-view at a venue yet to be officially announced on April 20 for the WBO welterweight title.

- Lim Hyun Ho, who was one of the main trainers for former world champion and International Boxing Hall of Fame inductee Jung Koo Chang back in the 1980's, passed away according to a report from Asian Boxing.

- WBO Latino featherweight champion Luis Lebron's fight against Josean Figueroa, the main event of a PR Best Boxing Promotions (PRBBP) card in Trujillo Alto, Puerto Rico, will be shown live on Facebook Live on the PR Best Boxing Facebook Page.

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