BWAA ANNOUNCES PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST AWARD WINNERS FOR 2016

March 1, 2017

The Boxing Writers Association of America is proud to announce its winners of the 14th annual BWAA photography contest.

 

FOURTEENTH ANNUAL PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST

 

1ST PLACE, FEATURE

Mikey Williams/Top Rank

 

NEW YORK, NY – JUNE 11:  WBO super featherweight champion Vasyl Lomachenko celebrates his fifth-round knockout of Roman Martinez with a nifty backflip at Madison Square Garden.

 

2ND PLACE, FEATURE

Sarah Hoffman/Omaha World-Herald

 

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO – FEB. 23: The sweat-beaded face of WBO super lightweight champion Terence Crawford in his training camp indicates how ready he is for his fifth-round stoppage of Hank Lundy four nights later in The Theater at Madison Square Garden.

 

3RD PLACE, FEATURE

George Jimenez/GeoImagez Photography

 

BETHLEHEM, PA – MARCH 5, 2016: Middleweight contender Avtandil Khurtsidze celebrates his 10th-round stoppage of Antoine Douglas, who was saved from further punishment by referee Benjy Esteves Jr. at the Sands Bethlehem Event Center.

 

HONORABLE MENTION, FEATURE

Marilyn Paulino/Round By Round

 

BROOKLYN, NY – JULY 30: An exultant Carl Frampton lets everyone know how he feels after he captured the WBA featherweight title on a rousing majority decision over Leo Santa Cruz at the Barclays Center.

 

1st PLACE, ACTION

Julio Sanchez/Round By Round

 

FRESNO, CA – DEC. 2: Middleweight Quilisto Madera’s right hand results in a bloody pink spray from the face of Joe Louie Lopez. Madera went on to win a unanimous, six-round decision.

 

2nd PLACE, ACTION

Marilyn Paulino/Round By Round

 

NEW YORK, NY – JAN. 27: Ian Green finds the target against Devaun Lee at the BB King Blues Club & Grill. It was Green who had the blues, however, in losing a majority decision in the six-round middleweight bout.

 

3RD PLACE, ACTION

Emily Harney/Fight News

 

BROOKLYN, NY – JAN. 16: Undefeated heavyweight Adam Kownacki lands a left jab to the face of Danny “Smooth” Kelly en route to winning an eight-round unanimous decision at the Barclays Center.

 

HONORABLE MENTION, ACTION

ED MULHOLLAND/HBO

 

INGLEWOOD, CA – SEPT. 10: Jesus Soto Karass connects with a right hand, but Japan’s Yoshihiro Kamegai goes on to register an eighth-round technical knockout in their super welterweight bout at The Forum. Soto Karass did not come out for the ninth round after being floored in the eighth.

 

 

 

 

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