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The Boxing Writers Association of America is proud to announce that its Sugar Ray Robinson 2017 Fighter of the Year is Vasiliy “Hi-Tech” Lomachenko, who made history in becoming the first Ukrainian to earn that distinction in the 80-year history of the award. 

Lomachenko (10-1, 8 knockouts) earned the BWAA’s coveted prize by beating solid contenders Jason Sosa and Miguel Marriaga in 2017, then closing the year by making two-time Olympic gold medalist Guillermo Rigondeaux quit after six rounds.

“Hi-Tech” won out over Terence Crawford, Anthony Joshua, Mikey Garcia and Thailand star Srisaket Sor Rungvisai.

Lomachenko’s selection is the crowning moment for Te...

December 26, 2017

Terence Crawford and Vasyl Lomachenko are among the finalists for BWAA 2017 Fighter of the Year

2017 Sugar Ray Robinson Fighter of Year Finalists

Terence Crawford

Mikey Garcia

Anthony Joshua

Vasyl Lomachenko

Srisaket Sor Rungvisai

2017 Christy Martin Female Fighter of the Year nominees (The first)

Cecilia Braekhus

Jessica Chavez

Naoko Fujioka

Mariana Juarez

Amanda Serrano

Claressa Shields

Katie Taylor

2017 Muhammad Ali – Joe Frazier Fight of the Year Finalists

David Benavidez-Ronald Gavril

James DeGale-Badou Jack

Anthony Joshua-Wladimir Klitschko

Miguel Roman-Orlando Salido

Srisaket Sor Rungvisai-Roman Gonzalez I

2017 Eddie Futch Trainer of the Year Finalists

Derrick James

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December 5, 2017

The Boxing Writers Association of America will be listing on a bi-monthly basis its top-10 pound-for-pound fighters in the world.

Terence Crawford maintains his position atop the BWAA’s pound-for-pound best, which is selected by BWAA members from respected news outlets and is broken down based on a descending points system, with a first-place vote receiving 10 points, a second-place vote receiving nine points and so on. Ties go to the fighter with the most votes.

All BWAA members, full and auxiliary, can send their top-10 pound-for-pound votes in by the first Monday of each even month to JSantoliquitoBWAA@yahoo.com. The next deadline will be Monday, Febr...

The Boxing Writers Association of America will be listing on a bi-monthly basis its top-10 pound-for-pound fighters in the world.

Terence Crawford tops our first officially voted-on list of boxing’s pound-for-pound best, which is selected by BWAA members from respected news outlets and is broken down based on a descending points system, with a first-place vote receiving 10 points, a second-place vote receiving nine points and so on. Ties go to the fighter with the highest submitted ranking, then the one with the most votes at that ranking.

All BWAA members, full and auxiliary, can send their top-10 pound-for-pound votes in by the first Monday of each eve...

August 17, 2017

The Boxing Writers Association of America will be listing on a bi-monthly basis its top-10 pound-for-pound fighters in the world.

Our first listing is a compilation of pound-for-pound listings from respected news outlets and was broken down based on a descending points system, with a first-place vote receiving 10 points, a second-place vote receiving nine points and so on. Ties went to the fighter with the highest submitted ranking, then the one with the most votes at that ranking.

All BWAA members, full and auxiliary, can send their top-10 pound-for-pound votes in by the first Monday of each even month to JSantoliquitoBWAA@yahoo...

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