May 19, 2016

Oft-honored photographer Al Bello and first-time entrant Marilyn Paulino took top honors in the Boxing Writers Association of America’s photo contest. They and other placing photographers will be recognized during the 91st annual BWAA Awards Dinner to be held June 24 at the Copacabana on Times Square in New York City.


All photos that were entered in the contest had to be taken in the 2015 calendar year.

Bello, shooting for Getty Images, has won as many BWAA photo awards as anyone. This time he placed first in the Action Photo category for his classic shot of welterweight Amir Khan landing a right hand to Chris Algieri’s jaw in their May 29 bout at the B...

BWAA 91st Annual Awards Dinner Is Sold Out
Friday, June 24th, 2016, at the Copacabana in New York City


The Boxing Writers Association of America is proud to announce the 91st Annual Awards Dinner on Friday, June 24, 2016, at the Copacabana in New York, NY, hosted by David Diamante, voice of the Brooklyn Nets and renowned ring announcer, is sold out. The event will start with cocktails at 6 PM and dinner and awards at 7:30 PM.

Deemed “The Academy Awards of Boxing,” the BWAA Awards Dinner will honor the 2015 BWAA winners, which include Floyd Mayweather Jr. (Fighter of the Year); Francisco Vargas and Takashi Miura  (Fight of the...

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