Boxing Information acquire major at the Boxing Writers Affiliation of The united states (BWAA) annual crafting awards
BOXING Information figured prominently in the Boxing Writers Affiliation of The usa annual composing awards, The Bernies, with the brand remaining named as the foremost publication/web page for 2021. Numerous writers and contributors also picked up important unique awards.
In addition to two honourable mentions, BN’s own Elliot Worsell scooped very first location in Boxing Investigative Reporting for his element on boxers who put in time in prison, Inside of Fighters, which was in the April 6 2021 edition. John Dennen was named among the honourable mentions in the similar group, and in Event Coverage, whilst securing 3rd place in Boxing News Tale for his piece, The Olympic Nightmare, which was printed on December 28.
Supreme contributor Springs Toledo won two types for his composing in Boxing News. His tribute to Tony DeMarco, An Empty Chair on Hanover Avenue, was named as the finest Boxing Function (under 1,500 words) when his piece on Marvin Hagler, The Tough Street, was named as the very best Boxing Aspect (around 1,500 text). Jack Hirsch, BN’s senior US correspondent, done effectively in each feature categories, too. His tale on Paul Simonetti, I Was A Section Of Historical past, gained 3rd put even though his reflections on attending the first Joe Frazier-Muhammad Ali contest, Walking On The Moon, gained a second location. Each of Hirsch’s options were in the March 4 version.
BN editor, Matt Christie, accomplished next location in Function Protection with The Lesson, his ringside report from Oleksandr Usyk-Anthony Joshua while also obtaining third spot for his leader on the Vitor Belfort-Evander Holyfield debacle in the Boxing Column classification. Other writers recognised for their get the job done in BN were being Paul Wheeler and Sean Nam, who had been named among the honourable mentions.
More writers who figured prominently integrated Corridor of Famer Bernard Fernandez (for his piece on Don King in The Ring), Sporting activities Illustrated’s Greg Bishop and BWAA President, Joseph Santoliquito.
In full, Boxing Information achieved 8 sites amid the major three along with 6 honourable mentions. All at BN are extremely grateful to the BWAA judges for getting the time to examine our entries and regard them so highly.