April 9, 2015

Naoki Fukuda, shooting for RingTV.com, and Getty Images’ Al Bello took top honors in the Boxing Writers Association of America photo contest and will be recognized at the 90th annual BWAA Awards Dinner, to be held April 24 at Capitale in New York City, the night before the Wladimir Klitschko-Bryant Jennings heavyweight championship bout in Madison Square Garden.


Brooklyn Nets announcer David Diamante will serve as master of ceremonies for the event, which has been hailed as the “Academy Awards of boxing.”


Fukuda’s winning shot in the Action category was of welterweight Robert Guerrero rearranging Yoshihiro Kamegai’s facial features en route to posting...

April 6, 2015

Boxing essayist Springs Toledo, a regular contributor to TheSweetScience.com, was the top winner in the 14th annual Boxing Writers Association of America writing contest, which drew a near-record number of entries and entrants.


Toledo took first places in Feature (Over 1,500 Words) and in Investigative Reporting, as well as seconds in Column and Feature (Under 1,500 Words). His four-award haul upped his total number in the BWAA writing competition to 20.


He and other BWAA writing contest winners, as well as in boxing photography (the results of which not yet been announced), will be recognized at the 90th annual BWAA Awards Dinner, which will be held A...

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