Ed Mulholland and Al Bello, old hands at placing highly in the Boxing Writers Association of America photo contest, are sandwiched around newcomer Quentin Ngobeh in an unprecedented 1-2-3 finish in both the Feature and Action categories. All entries had to be shot during the 2019 calendar year.

Placing entrants will be recognized at the 94th annual BWAA Awards Dinner, the date and site of which have not been announced as the BWAA, as is the case with the rest of the nation, waits out the COVID-19 pandemic which has shut down large gatherings everywhere until further notice. BWAA president Joe Santoliquito has said there is a possibility the event could...

Two familiar names and one relative newcomer to the uppermost tier of winners highlight the 19th annual Boxing Writers Association of America writing contest, covering the 2019 calendar year. Nine highly qualified judges took part in assessing the merits of another record number of entries, all of which were submitted minus bylines and other identifying marks as to authorship or media affiliation.

Under normal conditions, placing entries in the writing and photo contests would be recognized at the BWAA’s annual awards dinner, but, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, what would be the organization’s 94th annual event has yet to be scheduled and might even have...

Canelo Alvarez reigns again atop the BWAA pound-for-pound top-10 rankings. This is the second-straight time Alvarez won the BWAA poll.

In the December 2019 poll, Alvarez, based on his brilliant November stoppage of Sergey Kovalev, beat out previous BWAA pound-for-pound king Vasiliy Lomachenko, breaking his seven-poll win streak, by a point in what was the tightest BWAA pound-for-pound top-10 poll yet.

This time, Alvarez still squeezed by Lomachenko by four points, based on a preponderance of first-place votes, outdistancing Lomachenko by a 3-to-1 margin in that area. “Loma” received more second-place votes than any fighter in the poll, while Alvarez rec...

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