At this year’s annual Boxing Writers Association of America dinner, WBO welterweight titlist Tim Bradley took a moment to plead for a resolution between the sport’s feuding power players.
THE RING’s own Ron Borges, Lee Groves and Gordon Marino will be among the Bernie Award winners who are scheduled to attend the 89th annual Boxing Writers Association of America’s awards dinner, which will take place Thursday at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
Mike Tyson will present the “Muhammad Ali-Joe Frazier” Fight of The Year award to Tim Bradley and Ruslan Provodnikov at Thursday’s Boxing Writers Assoc. of America award dinner at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas for their thrilling bout last March.
Naoki Fukuda, whose work is regularly shown on RingTV.com and in the pages of THE RING Magazine, won first place at the Boxing Writers Associtaion of America photo contest, which took place at the BWAA’s annual awards dinner
Among many award recipients, Floyd Mayweather Jr. will receive the Boxing Writers Association of America’s “Fighter of the Year” distinction for 2013 on May 1.
Pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather Jr. said “I truly appreciate” being the recipient of the Sugar Ray Robinson award for the 2013 Fighter of the Year from the Boxing Writers Association of America, an honor the undefeated boxer is receiving for the second time.
The Boxing Writers Assoc. of America voted Floyd Mayweather Jr. as the Fighter of the Year for 2013. The organization also honored Tim Bradley and Ruslan Provodnikov (Fight of the Year), Freddie Roach (Trainer of The Year), and Al Haymon (Manager of the Year).
Congratulations to Bernard Fernandez and Norm Frauenheim for placing in the Boxing Writers Assoc. of America’s 2012 “Bernie” awards with articles written for THE RING magazine. THE RING and RingTV.com also grabbed nine honorable mentions in the annual writing contest.
RING junior featherweight champ Nonito Donaire spoke with RingTV.com’s Ryan Songalia about holding his next opponent, WBA beltholder Guillermo Rigondeaux, to his promise to undergo VADA testing and their anticipated April 13 showdown in New York City.