Western Boxing: a year of boxing….2018 (Highlights)


Canelo on the throne of the middleweight, the explosion of the phenomenal Usyk, Pacman once again a world champion, the confirmation of Anthony Joshua, the unstoppable march of Lomachenko, Crawford terrorising the welterweight division and the come-back of the “Gipsy King” Fury.

2018 was another enthusiastic year for boxing. We celebrate these great contests offering you a video of highlights (produced by Boxing Highlights C4TV) with the most impressive moments. Below, you can find a pound-for-pound ranking so far.


  1. (MEX) Saul Alvarez – middleweight
  2. (USA) Terence Crawford – welterweight
  3. (UKR) Vasiliy Lomachenko – lightweight
  4. (UKR) Oleksandr Usyk – cruiserweight
  5. (KAZ) Gennady Golovkin – middleweight
  6. (MEX) Luis Nery – bantamweight
  7. (THA) Wisaksil Wangek – super flyweight
  8. (MEX) Miguel Berchelt – super featherweight
  9. (MEX) Leo Santa Cruz – featherweight
  10. (UK) Anthony Joshua – heavyweight

(source: boxrec.com)

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Michele 'Tronco' Basile, born in 1984, from Pietrasanta, Tuscany. Degree in Law, Master in Sport Management, a restless and very independent lifestyle which take him living between Italy, Spain, Belgium, France, Australia, and Thailand. Here he knew Gallo Cassarino family, in their camp '7 Muay Thai', and he approached Muay Thai, after practicing Boxing as an amateur. At '7 Muay Thai', he had the chance to work with the staff and to follow and study every single part of a 'Nak Muay' training, Thanks to a journalistic inspiration, he became a content editor for muayfarang.com . A great sport fanatic, personal trainer, he has several passions: folksinging with guitar and harmonica, art films, geopolitics and.....'lifeguarding'.


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