2020 Boxing Fighter Of The Year Nominees

Welcome to The Queensberry Rules’ annual year-end boxing awards, wrapping up. Here’s how we do it around these parts:

The major categories are Knockout of the Year, Fight of the Year and Fighter of the Year. For each category, we give five finalists, with video and/or relevant info.  On the second day after a category is introduced, we’ll give you the winner and explain why.

Previously: Knockout of the Year nominees, Knockout of the Year winner, Fight of the Year nominees and Fight of the Year. On deck: Fighter of the Year.


Canelo Alvarez

Record: UD12 vs Callum Smith

Gervonta Davis

Record: KO6 vs Leo Santa Cruz

Tyson Fury

Record: TKO7 vs Deontay Wilder

Roman Gonzalez

Record: TKO9 vs Khalid Yafai; UD12 vs Israel Gonzalez

Teofimo Lopez

Record: UD12 Vasiliy Lomachenko

About Tim Starks

Tim is the founder of The Queensberry Rules and co-founder of The Transnational Boxing Rankings Board (http://www.tbrb.org). He lives in Washington, D.C. He has written for the Guardian, Economist, New Republic, Chicago Tribune and more.