PBC Year in Photos: Anatomy of a Fight Night
You can feel the electricity in the air on a fight night, which is filled with action long before the fighters ever step into the ring.
PBC Year in Photos: Ring fashions
“Always dress like you’re going to see your worst enemy,” advises model and designer Kimora Lee Simmons. Sage words, especially when you're about to go 12 rounds in the ring with said enemy.
PBC Year in Photos: Fighting Faces
A fighter can wear a variety of faces from the time he enters the ring until the time he exits it.
PBC Year in Photos: Famous Faces
Ever since Hollywood’s biggest stars started regularly attending the Friday night fights in Los Angeles in the 1920s, boxing has attracted a star-studded crowd.
PBC Year in Photos: Sudden Impact
When a photographer captures a punch landing right at the moment of impact, it highlights both the beauty and the brutality of boxing.
PBC Year in Photos: Premier Portraits
As part of competing in a Premier Boxing Champions event, boxers are photographed in a studio setting just days before entering the ring. These shots not only provide heroic portraits of each boxer, but they also allow a glimpse into the fighters’ respective personalities.
Changing the narrative: With three TKO wins, Daniel Jacobs earns PBC Fighter of the Year
Daniel Jacobs used to call himself the “Golden Child,” a nod to his potential as a young fighter whose future sparkled like something you’d find encased in glass at Zales. But then, due to circumstances in and out of the ring, that luster faded and the glimmer dimmed. And so for Jacobs, it was all about finding that shine once more. In 2015, he not only shined, he was electrifying.
Marco Huck vs Krzysztof Glowacki stands above all as PBC Fight of the Year
Johnny Nelson reigned over the 200-pound division for six years and 13 title defenses from 1999 to 2005. Marco Huck had matched him on both counts, with 13 defenses of his own and a six-year run from 2009-15. But he was looking to take those records all for himself August 14 with a win over Polish southpaw Krzysztof Glowacki.