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The '''BWAA Fighter of the Year''' receives the [[Edward J. Neil Trophy]]. The trophy is named for Edward J. Neil, an Associated Press sportswriter and war correspondent, who died of shrapnel wounds in 1938 while covering the Spanish Civil War.  
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The '''BWAA Fighter of the Year''' received the [[Edward J. Neil Trophy]] from 1938-2008. The trophy was named for [[Edward J. Neil]], an Associated Press sportswriter and war correspondent, who died of shrapnel wounds in 1938 while covering the Spanish Civil War.  The award, starting in 2009, has been renamed for [[Sugar Ray Robinson]].
  
 
*1938 - [[Jack Dempsey]]
 
*1938 - [[Jack Dempsey]]

Revision as of 06:30, 6 February 2010

The BWAA Fighter of the Year received the Edward J. Neil Trophy from 1938-2008. The trophy was named for Edward J. Neil, an Associated Press sportswriter and war correspondent, who died of shrapnel wounds in 1938 while covering the Spanish Civil War. The award, starting in 2009, has been renamed for Sugar Ray Robinson.

Also see: Boxing Writers Association of America