Mitchell picks Tete as SA’s best of 2017

Zolani Tete – Brian Mitchell’s pick as No 1.

Former world champion, Hall of Famer and Golden Gloves publicist BRIAN MITCHELL makes his picks for 2017.

SA Boxer of the Year: Zolani Tete.

International Boxer of the Year: Vasyl Lomachenko.

SA Prospect of the Year: Split between Azinga Fuzile and DeeJay Kriel.

SA Fight of the Year: Alfonso Tissen versus Lee Dyer was top class, as was Fuzile against Macbute Sinyabi.

International Fight of the Year: Manny Pacquiao against Jeff Horn with an honorary mention to Hekkie Budler versus Milan Melindo.

SA Disappointment of the Year: Too many to name.

International Disappointment of the Year: The Floyd Mayweather jnr-Conor McGregor “fight”.