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Teofimo Lopez is the BWAA 2020 Fighter of the Year

22
Jan

Teofimo Lopez is the BWAA 2020 Fighter of the Year

We were all enthralled by his brashness, celebratory backflips and post-fight home run swings, and the boxing world knew Teofimo...

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04
Jan

Junior Lopez, trainer/father of Teofimo, had a spicier New Year’s Eve than you

I bet you had a less eventful New Year's Eve celebration evening than Junior Lopez, the trainer/father of young gun...

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28
Dec

The BWAA announces its 2020 Award Nominations

This was a strange and special year in boxing, considering the COVID-19 pandemic and the restrictions placed on the sport...

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15
Jun

Bill Gildea: An Appreciation

Bill Gildea, a superbly talented writer, died on Sunday at age 81 from pneumonia and complications of Parkinson's disease. Gildea worked...

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08
Jun

Meet Manager Keith Connolly Boxing’s Reluctant Success Story

This is one in a series of backstories on boxing managers who are making an impact on the sport today. It...

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17
Jan

Floyd Mayweather Is The BWAA’s Fighter Of The Decade

Floyd Mayweather was the most dominant fighter over the last decade, and that supremacy has been rewarded by the Boxing...

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20
Dec

Dougie’s Friday mailbag (Fights of the Year, Crawford’s dance partners, 2020 wish list)

FIGHT OF THE YEAR Hey Doug, This was a great year for boxing, with more big fights and unexpected, but very welcome,...

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13
Feb

Daniel Franco’s indomitable spirit, positive attitude earns BWAA Courage Award

Because of his indomitable spirit in the face of his nightmarish ordeal, Daniel Franco was named the winner of the Boxing Writers Association of America’s 2017 Bill Crawford Courage Award.

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05
Jan

‘First Lady’ Cecilia Braekhus named first female Fighter of the Year by BWAA

During the times her parents thought she was in her bedroom, 14-year-old Cecilia Braekhus would creep towards her window, silently...

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03
Jul

Abel Sanchez discusses Denis Shafikov’s win against Jemal Herring

BWAA Trainer of the Year Abel Sanchez did not accept his award in person because he was training Denis Shafikov for the Russian’s upset TKO of Jemal Herring.

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