The Boxing Writers Association of America is proud to announce its 93rd Annual Awards Dinner took place on Friday, May 11, 2018, at the Copacabana in New York City. The event started with cocktails at 5:30 PM and dinner and awards at 7:00 PM.
This year’s winners included: Vasiliy Lomachenko , as the Sugar Ray Robinson Fighter of the Year, and first Ukrainian fighter to ever win in the 80 -year history of the award; Cecilia Braekhus as the Christy Martin Fighter of the Year; Anthony Joshua and Wladimir Klitschko , as the Muhammad Ali-Joe Frazier Fight of the Year recipients; Daniel Franco, as the Bill Crawford Courage award winner; Dr. Margaret Goodman , as the Barney Nagler Long and Meritorious winner; Anatoly Lomachenko, as the Eddie Futch Trainer of the Year; Lou DiBella, for the Sam Taub Excellence in Broadcasting; Mike Rosenthal as the Nat Fleischer winner for excellence in boxing journalism; Wladimir Klitschko and Ed Keenan as the Marvin Kohn “Good Guy;” and Egis Klimas as the Cus D’Amato Manager of the Year.
The BWAA is also proud to announce it will be honoring HBO ringside judge Harold Lederman.
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