Boxing Writers Association of America
The Boxing Writers Association of America (BWAA) was originally formed in 1926 as the Boxing Writers Association of Greater New York. The association's purpose is to promote better working conditions for boxing writers, as well as hold its writers to the highest professional and ethical standards. The BWAA has a yearly awards banquet where it names fighter, fight, and trainer of the year, among other awards.
- Sugar Ray Robinson Award (BWAA Fighter of the Year)
- Muhammad Ali - Joe Frazier Award (BWAA Fight of the Year)
- Eddie Futch Award (BWAA Trainer of the Year)
- Cus D'Amato Award (BWAA Manager of the Year)
- Sam Taub Award (Excellence in boxing journalism)
- Bill Crawford Award
- Gallo, Bill (June 6, 2009). "Boxing Writers of America shine with newly named Bill Crawford Award". NYDailyNews.com. Retrieved 2011-02-18.
... presented to one boxing scribe and a former featherweight champion for their 'courage in overcoming adversity'.