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.

'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.