2022 Year in Wrap - Photos by Melina Pizano/Matchroom, ESPN Images - 12/31/22

December 31, 2022

Some moments, big and small. In the end both come together to tell a greater story. Here's a look back at some moments I captured in 2022. Grateful to Ed Mulholland, Matchroom, DAZN, and ESPN Images for the opportunities.

SportsCenter - May 28, 2022SportsCenter - May 28, 2022Los Angeles, CA - May 28, 2022 - LAPC: Ashley Brewer and Stan Verrett on the set of SportsCenter LA.
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Top Rank Boxing - August 20, 2022Top Rank Boxing - August 20, 2022San Diego, CA - August 20, 2022 - Pechanga Arena: Joe Tessitore, Tim Bradley, Andre Ward, Mark Kriegel on the set of Top Rank Boxing.
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Israil Madrimov TrainingIsrail Madrimov TrainingJune 15, 2022; Indio, California, USA; Israil Madrimov trains ahead of his bout against Michel Soro on the Matchroom Boxing card on July 9, 2022 at the O2 Arena in Greenwich, London, United Kingdom. Mandatory Credit: Melina Pizano/Matchroom. Boxing: Saul "Canelo" Alvarez Open WorkoutBoxing: Saul "Canelo" Alvarez Open WorkoutAugust 29, 2022; San Diego, California; Saul ÒCaneloÓ Alvarez works out for media at House of Boxing head of his bout against Gennadiy Golovkin on the September 17, 2022 Matchroom Boxing card at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Mandatory Credit: Melina Pizano/Matchroom. Boxing: Saul "Canelo" Alvarez TrainingBoxing: Saul "Canelo" Alvarez TrainingApril 20, 2022; San Diego, California, USA; Saul ÒCaneloÓ Alvarez trains ahead of his bout against Dmitry Bivol on the Matchroom Boxing card on May 7, 2022 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Mandatory Credit: Melina Pizano/Matchroom. Jesse Rodriguez TrainingJesse Rodriguez TrainingJune 14, 2022; Riverside, California, USA; Jesse Rodriguez trains ahead of his bout against Srisaket Sor Rungvisai on the Matchroom Boxing card on June 25, 2022 at the Tech Port Arena in San Antonio, Texas. Mandatory Credit: Melina Pizano/Matchroom. Israil Madrimov TrainingIsrail Madrimov TrainingJune 15, 2022; Indio, California, USA; Israil Madrimov trains ahead of his bout against Michel Soro on the Matchroom Boxing card on July 9, 2022 at the O2 Arena in Greenwich, London, United Kingdom. Mandatory Credit: Melina Pizano/Matchroom. Boxing: Dmitry Bivol TrainingBoxing: Dmitry Bivol TrainingApril 5, 2022; Carlsbad, California, USA; Dmitry Bivol trains ahead of his bout against Saul Alvarez on the Matchroom Boxing card on March 7, 2022 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Mandatory Credit: Melina Pizano/Matchroom. Canelo Alvarez TrainingCanelo Alvarez TrainingAugust 2, 2022; San Diego, California, USA; Saul Adiel Alvarez with his father, Saul ÒCaneloÓ Alvarez, as ÒCaneloÓ trains ahead of his bout against Gennadiy Golovkin on the Matchroom Boxing card on September 17, 2022 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Mandatory Credit: Melina Pizano/Matchroom. Boxing: Saul "Canelo" Alvarez TrainingBoxing: Saul "Canelo" Alvarez TrainingApril 20, 2022; San Diego, California, USA; Saul “Canelo” Alvarez trains ahead of his bout against Dmitry Bivol on the Matchroom Boxing card on May 7, 2022 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Mandatory Credit: Melina Pizano/Matchroom. Boxing: Dmitry Bivol TrainingBoxing: Dmitry Bivol TrainingApril 5, 2022; Carlsbad, California, USA; Dmitry Bivol poses after a workout ahead of his bout against Saul Alvarez on the Matchroom Boxing card on March 7, 2022 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Mandatory Credit: Melina Pizano/Matchroom. Boxing: Montana Love vs Steve Spark Press ConferenceBoxing: Montana Love vs Steve Spark Press ConferenceNovember 10, 2022; Cleveland, OH, USA; Montana Love poses after the final press conference ahead of the Matchroom Boxing card on Saturday, November 12, 2022 at the Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse in Cleveland, Ohio. Mandatory Credit: Melina Pizano/Matchroom. Boxing: Saul "Canelo" Alvarez TrainingBoxing: Saul "Canelo" Alvarez TrainingApril 20, 2022; San Diego, California, USA; Saul ÒCaneloÓ Alvarez trains ahead of his bout against Dmitry Bivol on the Matchroom Boxing card on May 7, 2022 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Mandatory Credit: Melina Pizano/Matchroom. Boxing: Katie Taylor vs Amanda Serrano Media DayBoxing: Katie Taylor vs Amanda Serrano Media DayApril 27, 2022; New York City, New York, USA; Behind the scenes on media day of Katie Taylor ahead of the Matchroom Boxing card on Saturday, April 30, 2022 at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Mandatory Credit: Melina Pizano/Matchroom. Boxing: Saul ÒCaneloÓ Alvarez vs Gennadiy ÒGGGÓ Golovkin III Final Press ConferenceBoxing: Saul ÒCaneloÓ Alvarez vs Gennadiy ÒGGGÓ Golovkin III Final Press ConferenceSeptember 15, 2022; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Saul Alvarez during the final press conference ahead of their bout on September 17, 2022 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, NV. Mandatory Credit: Melina Pizano/Matchroom. Boxing: Juan Francisco Estrada vs Roman Gonzalez 3 Weigh-InBoxing: Juan Francisco Estrada vs Roman Gonzalez 3 Weigh-InDecember 2, 2022; Glendale, AZ, USA; Juan Francisco Estrada and Roman Gonzalez pose after weighing in for their December 3, 2022 bout at Diamond Desert Arena in Glendale, Arizona. Mandatory Credit: Melina Pizano/Matchroom. Boxing: Saul ÒCaneloÓ Alvarez vs Gennadiy ÒGGGÓ Golovkin III Weigh-InBoxing: Saul ÒCaneloÓ Alvarez vs Gennadiy ÒGGGÓ Golovkin III Weigh-InSeptember 16, 2022; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Fans at the Saul ÒCaneloÓ Alvarez and Gennadiy ÒGGGÓ Golovkin weigh-in ahead of the Matchroom Boxing card that will take place on September 17, 2022 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, NV. Mandatory Credit: Melina Pizano/Matchroom. Boxing: Katie Taylor vs Amanda Serrano Fight NightBoxing: Katie Taylor vs Amanda Serrano Fight NightApril 30, 2022; New York City, New York, USA; Katie Taylor and Amanda Serrano during their April 30, 2022 bout at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Mandatory Credit: Melina Pizano/Matchroom. Boxing: Katie Taylor vs Amanda Serrano Fight NightBoxing: Katie Taylor vs Amanda Serrano Fight NightApril 30, 2022; New York City, New York, USA; Katie Taylor prepares for her bout against Amanda Serrano on April 30, 2022 bout at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Mandatory Credit: Melina Pizano/Matchroom. Boxing: Juan Francisco Estrada vs Roman Gonzalez 3 Fight NightBoxing: Juan Francisco Estrada vs Roman Gonzalez 3 Fight NightDecember 3, 2022; Glendale, AZ, USA; Roman Gonzalez arrives ahead of his bout versus Juan Francisco Estrada on the Matchroom Boxing card at Diamond Desert Arena in Glendale, Arizona. Mandatory Credit: Melina Pizano/Matchroom. Boxing: Saul ÒCaneloÓ Alvarez vs Gennadiy ÒGGGÓ Golovkin III Fight NightBoxing: Saul ÒCaneloÓ Alvarez vs Gennadiy ÒGGGÓ Golovkin III Fight NightSeptember 17, 2022; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Gennadiy Golovkin arrives ahead of his bout on the Matchroom Boxing card at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, NV. Mandatory Credit: Melina Pizano/Matchroom. Boxing: Cuadras and Rodriguez Fight NightBoxing: Cuadras and Rodriguez Fight NightFebruary 5, 2022; Phoenix, Arizona, USA; Khalil Coe prepares for his bout on February 5, 2022 at the Footprint Center in Phoenix, Arizona. Mandatory Credit: Melina Pizano/Matchroom. Top Rank Boxing - August 20, 2022Top Rank Boxing - August 20, 2022San Diego, CA - August 20, 2022 - Pechanga Arena: Nico Ali Walsh during Top Rank Boxing.
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Boxing: Gonzalez and Martinez Fight NightBoxing: Gonzalez and Martinez Fight NightMarch 5, 2022; San Diego, California, USA; Roman Gonzalez prepares for his bout on the Matchroom Boxing card on March 5, 2022 at Pechanga Arena in San Diego, California. Mandatory Credit: Melina Pizano/Matchroom. Jesse Rodriguez and Srisaket Sor Rungvisai Fight NightJesse Rodriguez and Srisaket Sor Rungvisai Fight NightJune 25, 2022; San Antonio, Texas, USA; Jessica McCaskill prepares for her bout versus Alma Ibarra at the Tech Port Arena in San Antonio, Texas. Mandatory Credit: Melina Pizano/Matchroom. Boxing: Katie Taylor vs Amanda Serrano Fight NightBoxing: Katie Taylor vs Amanda Serrano Fight NightApril 30, 2022; New York City, New York, USA; Katie Taylor and Amanda Serrano during their April 30, 2022 bout at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Mandatory Credit: Melina Pizano/Matchroom. Top Rank Boxing - August 20, 2022Top Rank Boxing - August 20, 2022San Diego, CA - August 20, 2022 - Pechanga Arena: Emanuel Navarrete and Eduardo Baez competing in a Top Rank Boxing WBO featherweight title bout.
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Boxing: Juan Francisco Estrada vs Roman Gonzalez 3 Fight NightBoxing: Juan Francisco Estrada vs Roman Gonzalez 3 Fight NightDecember 3, 2022; Glendale, AZ, USA; Austin Williams prepares for their bout ahead of the Juan Francisco Estrada and Roman Gonzalez Matchroom Boxing card at Diamond Desert Arena in Glendale, Arizona. Mandatory Credit: Melina Pizano/Matchroom. Boxing: Canelo Alvarez vs Dmitry Fight NightBoxing: Canelo Alvarez vs Dmitry Fight NightMay 7, 2022; Las Vegas, Nevada, USA; Saul Alvarez and Dmitry Bivol during their bout on Saturday, May 7, 2022 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Mandatory Credit: Melina Pizano/Matchroom. Top Rank Boxing - April 9, 2022Top Rank Boxing - April 9, 2022Costa Mesa, CA - April 9, 2022 - The Hangar: Mikaela Mayer and Jennifer Han competing in a Top Rank Boxing unified WBO and IBF womenÕs junior lightweight title bout.
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Boxing: Katie Taylor vs Amanda Serrano Fight NightBoxing: Katie Taylor vs Amanda Serrano Fight NightApril 30, 2022; New York City, New York, USA; Katie Taylor and Amanda Serrano during their April 30, 2022 bout at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Mandatory Credit: Melina Pizano/Matchroom. Top Rank Boxing - August 20, 2022Top Rank Boxing - August 20, 2022San Diego, CA - August 20, 2022 - Pechanga Arena: Miguel Contreras and Josec Ruiz competing in a Top Rank Boxing lightweight bout.
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Boxing: Gonzalez and Martinez Fight NightBoxing: Gonzalez and Martinez Fight NightMarch 5, 2022; San Diego, California, USA; Roman Gonzalez and Julio Cesar Martinez during their bout on the Matchroom Boxing card on March 5, 2022 at Pechanga Arena in San Diego, California. Mandatory Credit: Melina Pizano/Matchroom. Boxing: Gonzalez and Martinez Fight NightBoxing: Gonzalez and Martinez Fight NightMarch 5, 2022; San Diego, California, USA; Saul ÒCaneloÓ Alvarez, Eddie Hearn, and Devin Haney watch the Roman Gonzalez and Julio Cesar Martinez bout on the Matchroom Boxing card on March 5, 2022 at Pechanga Arena in San Diego, California. Mandatory Credit: Melina Pizano/Matchroom. Top Rank Boxing - August 20, 2022Top Rank Boxing - August 20, 2022San Diego, CA - August 20, 2022 - Pechanga Arena: Giovani Santillan and Julio Luna competing in a Top Rank Boxing welterweight bout.
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Juan Francisco Estrada vs Roman "Chocolatito" Gonzalez 3 Fight NightJuan Francisco Estrada vs Roman "Chocolatito" Gonzalez 3 Fight NightDecember 3, 2022; Glendale, Arizona; Juan Francisco Estrada and Roman "Chocolatito" Gonzalez during their WBC World and Ring Magazine Super-Flyweight fight at the Desert Diamond Arena in Glendale, Arizona. Mandatory Credit: Melina Pizano/Matchroom. Boxing: Katie Taylor vs Amanda Serrano Fight NightBoxing: Katie Taylor vs Amanda Serrano Fight NightApril 30, 2022; New York City, New York, USA; Katie Taylor and Amanda Serrano during their April 30, 2022 bout at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Mandatory Credit: Melina Pizano/Matchroom. Juan Francisco Estrada vs Roman "Chocolatito" Gonzalez 3 Fight NightJuan Francisco Estrada vs Roman "Chocolatito" Gonzalez 3 Fight NightDecember 3, 2022; Glendale, Arizona; Juan Francisco Estrada and Roman "Chocolatito" Gonzalez during their WBC World and Ring Magazine Super-Flyweight fight at the Desert Diamond Arena in Glendale, Arizona. Mandatory Credit: Melina Pizano/Matchroom. Boxing: Canelo Alvarez vs Dmitry Fight NightBoxing: Canelo Alvarez vs Dmitry Fight NightMay 7, 2022; Las Vegas, Nevada, USA; Saul Alvarez and Dmitry Bivol during their bout on Saturday, May 7, 2022 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Mandatory Credit: Melina Pizano/Matchroom. Top Rank Boxing - August 20, 2022Top Rank Boxing - August 20, 2022San Diego, CA - August 20, 2022 - Pechanga Arena: Lindolfo Delgado and Omar Aguilar competing in a Top Rank Boxing junior welterweight bout.
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Boxing: Juan Francisco Estrada vs Roman Gonzalez 3 Fight NightBoxing: Juan Francisco Estrada vs Roman Gonzalez 3 Fight NightDecember 3, 2022; Glendale, AZ, USA; Juan Francisco Estrada and Roman Gonzalez during their Matchroom Boxing bout at Diamond Desert Arena in Glendale, Arizona. Mandatory Credit: Melina Pizano/Matchroom. Jesse Rodriguez and Srisaket Sor Rungvisai Fight NightJesse Rodriguez and Srisaket Sor Rungvisai Fight NightJune 25, 2022; San Antonio, Texas, USA; Jesse Rodriguez and Srisaket Sor Rungvisai during their bout at the Tech Port Arena in San Antonio, Texas. Mandatory Credit: Melina Pizano/Matchroom. Boxing: Katie Taylor vs Amanda Serrano Fight NightBoxing: Katie Taylor vs Amanda Serrano Fight NightApril 30, 2022; New York City, New York, USA; Katie Taylor and Amanda Serrano during their April 30, 2022 bout at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Mandatory Credit: Melina Pizano/Matchroom. Juan Francisco Estrada vs Roman "Chocolatito" Gonzalez 3 Fight NightJuan Francisco Estrada vs Roman "Chocolatito" Gonzalez 3 Fight NightDecember 3, 2022; Glendale, Arizona; Juan Francisco Estrada and Roman "Chocolatito" Gonzalez during their WBC World and Ring Magazine Super-Flyweight fight at the Desert Diamond Arena in Glendale, Arizona. Mandatory Credit: Melina Pizano/Matchroom. Boxing: Katie Taylor vs Amanda Serrano Fight NightBoxing: Katie Taylor vs Amanda Serrano Fight NightApril 30, 2022; New York City, New York, USA; Katie Taylor and Amanda Serrano during their April 30, 2022 bout at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Mandatory Credit: Melina Pizano/Matchroom. Boxing: Saul “Canelo” Alvarez vs Gennadiy “GGG” Golovkin III Fight NightBoxing: Saul “Canelo” Alvarez vs Gennadiy “GGG” Golovkin III Fight NightSeptember 17, 2022; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Saul Alvarez versus Gennadiy Golovkin on the Matchroom Boxing card at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, NV. Mandatory Credit: Melina Pizano/Matchroom. Boxing: Cuadras and Rodriguez Fight NightBoxing: Cuadras and Rodriguez Fight NightFebruary 5, 2022; Phoenix, Arizona, USA; Carlos Cuadras and Jesse Rodriguez during their February 5, 2022 bout at the Footprint Center in Phoenix, Arizona. Mandatory Credit: Melina Pizano/Matchroom. Boxing: Montana Love vs Steve Spark Fight NightBoxing: Montana Love vs Steve Spark Fight NightNovember 12, 2022; Cleveland, OH, USA; Stevie Spark calls his family after his bout versus Montana Love at the Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse in Cleveland, Ohio. Mandatory Credit: Melina Pizano/Matchroom. Boxing: Saul ÒCaneloÓ Alvarez vs Gennadiy ÒGGGÓ Golovkin III Fight NightBoxing: Saul ÒCaneloÓ Alvarez vs Gennadiy ÒGGGÓ Golovkin III Fight NightSeptember 17, 2022; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Saul Alvarez after his bout versus Gennadiy Golovkin on the Matchroom Boxing card at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, NV. Mandatory Credit: Melina Pizano/Matchroom.

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