The BWAA Announces Its 2021 Annual Award Nominees
BWAA 2021 Nominees:
The Boxing Writers Association of America would like to announce its nominees for its annual year-end awards for 2021.
In a nomination meeting on Sunday, the BWAA determined the top candidates from 2021 for Fighter of the Year, Fight of the Year, Trainer of the Year, Manager of the YeaMost Courageous, Long and Meritorious.
All full BWAA members are eligible to vote, if their dues are paid for 2022. Voting can be done on the BWAA.org website under the ballot/voting tab. Only full BWAA member's vote will register.
The award winners will be announced on Monday, March 14, at 12-noon ET, after all award winners are personally notified.
Below is the list of BWAA 2021 candidates in alphabetical order.
BWAA 2021 Nominations:
Sugar Ray Robinson Award Fighter Of The Year 2021 nominees:
Muhammad Ali – Joe Frazier Award Fight of the Year 2021 nominees:
Jermell Charlo D 12 Brian Castano
Juan Francisco Estrada SD 12 Roman Gonzalez II
Stephen Fulton MD 12 Brandon Figueroa
Tyson Fury KO 11 Deontay Wilder III
George Kambosos SD 12 Teofimo Lopez
Eddie Futch Award Trainer of the Year 2021 nominees:
Cus D’Amato Award Manager of the Year 2021 nominees:
Marvin Kohn Good Guy Award 2021 nominees:
Xavier Porter (posthumously)
Sam Taub Award Excellence in Broadcast Journalism 2021 nominees:
Barney Nagler Award Long and Meritorious Service 2021 nominees:
James “Smitty” Smith
John McCain-Bill Crawford Courage Award 2021 nominees:
Gary Russell Sr.
Jose Santa Cruz Sr.