Sam Eggington and Frankie Gavin share a moment after their eight-round war

Knockoutpunch’s 2016 round of the year

What makes a great round? A memorable three minutes of fighting usually contains several knockdowns, back-and-forth action, or a dramatic shift in momentum between the two fighters in the ring. With that in mind, Knockoutpunch picks out the best three rounds of the last 12 months.

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'Vicious' Victor Ortiz

Can Ortiz cash in on Money’s inactivity?

WBC welterweight champion ‘Vicious’ Victor Ortiz has lit the touch paper ahead of his eagerly-awaited clash with Floyd Mayweather Jr in Las Vegas on 17 September, claiming that the five-weight world champion is “done” as a fighter.

Khan will be crowned king by defeating Bradley

After five years as a professional and 25 fights under his belt, Amir Khan is homing in on his ultimate goal – unifying the light-welterweight division. The WBA light-welterweight champion is potentially just two fights away from realising that dream and stepping into the ring with the unbeaten Timothy Bradley.