We've had a few significant fights since World in Sport's first Top 20 P4P list at the end of last year. IBF featherweight champion Josh Warrington decisively beat Carl Frampton on December 22nd to propel him into my rankings at #18. The unbeaten Warrington will look to unify with another
"The Leeds Warrior" Josh Warrington pulled off another upset on Saturday, successfully defending his IBF featherweight title against Carl Frampton. The back-and-forth war resulted in a unanimous decision win for Warrington.
Warrington vs. Frampton - Fight Recap
Warrington found success pressuring Frampton early, staggering the challenger with a quick flurry of punches in
Dillian Whyte scored an eleventh-round KO win over Dereck Chisora in the main event at the O2 Arena on Saturday. Whyte, who won the pair's first meeting by split-decision, was losing the fight on two of the judges scorecards before the knockout.
Whyte vs. Chisora 2 - Fight Recap
True to his word,
British heavyweight contenders Dillian Whyte and Dereck Chisora will clash in a highly anticipated rematch on Saturday at the O2 Arena in London. The rivals first met in the ring two years ago, with Whyte earning the close split-decision victory. The event will be televised on Sky Sports Box Office
Josh Warrington will defend his IBF featherweight title against former WBA champion Carl Frampton at the Manchester Arena on December 22nd. The event will be televised on BT Sport Box Office (PPV) in the UK and on ESPN+ in the USA. Former WBO middleweight champion Billy Joe Saunders will also be
On Saturday night, Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (Mexico) put on a show in front of a sold-out crowd at Madison Square Garden, dominating and stopping former WBA super middleweight champion Rocky Fielding (UK). Alvarez dropped Fielding four times en route to an easy third-round TKO victory.
Canelo vs. Rocky - Fight Recap
On Saturday, December 15th, Mexican superstar Saul "Canelo" Alvarez will move up to super middleweight to challenge the UK's Michael "Rocky" Fielding for his WBA title at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Canelo vs. Rocky can be watched live in the USA on DAZN and on Sky Sports
Huge fights like Canelo vs. GGG 2 and Wilder vs. Fury headlined a great year for boxing.
What better way to finish 2018 than with World in Sport's first Top 20 P4P list?
My list is based on a number of factors, ranked below by order of importance:
1: Resume - Has he
On a night that also featured HBO's last boxing event (results below), most had their focus on what took place at Madison Square Garden. Ring Magazine #1 P4P fighter Vasyl Lomachenko unified the WBA and WBO lightweight titles with his unanimous decision win over Jose Pedraza on ESPN. Read on for
WBA (super) lightweight champion Vasyl Lomachenko will take on WBO champion Jose Pedraza on December 8th at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Lomachenko vs. Pedraza will be televised in the USA on ESPN and on BoxNation in the UK. The card also features Isaac Dogboe, who will defend