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Photos: Cotto-Trout Shot By Hogan Gets Top BWAA Prize

Al Bello, shooting for Getty Images, and Tom Hogan, of Hoganphotos.com, took top honors in the Boxing Writers Association of America photo contest.

They will be recognized at the 88th annual BWAA Awards Dinner on April 11 at the Capitale in New York, along with placing entries in the BWAA writing competition. The writing contest winners will be announced when the judging is completed.

Bello, who also took a second place in the Action Photo category, placed first in the Feature Photo category, for a shot of an exuberant Sergio Martinez raising his arms in celebration after a unanimous-decision victory over Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. Hogan’s winning photo was of Miguel Cotto landing a left hand to the face of Austin Trout. Showtime photographer Tom Casino also placed in two categories, taking a second in Feature and third in Action. The other top-three finisher is Will Hart, for HBO, with a third in Feature.

Honorable mentions went in a deep and impressive field went to Hart, Chris Farina and Naoki Fukuda in Action and Chris Cozzone, Emily Harney and Miguel Salazar in Feature. Staff photographers for International General Media, with Yong Kim as lead judge, comprised the selection panel.

ACTION PHOTO CATEGORY

1: Tom Hogan, Hoganphotos.com

2: Al Bello, Getty Images

3: Tom Casino, Showtime

HONORABLE MENTION

Chris Farina, Top Rank; Naoki Fukuda, RingTV.com; Will Hart, HBO

FEATURE PHOTO CATEGORY

1: Al Bello, Getty Images

2: Tom Casino, Showtime

3: Will Hart, HBO

HONORABLE MENTION

Chris Cozzone, Emily Harney, Miguel Salazar, Top Rank

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by -NAV- on 03-21-2013

[QUOTE=AnimalisticMeth;13165965]Because Cotto is Cotto. Trout even by winning still aint ****.[/QUOTE] thats a little out of line trouts win over cotto was very good.

Comment by Bushbaby on 03-21-2013

[QUOTE=-Kev-;13168025]Cotto wasn't that much of a loser in that fight. Easily a 6-6 or 7-5 fight.[/QUOTE] I actually had that fight around 7-5 fyi. Right around the same as Cotto/Floyd.

Comment by Ravens Fan on 03-21-2013

[QUOTE=-Kev-;13168025]Cotto wasn't that much of a loser in that fight. Easily a 6-6 or 7-5 fight.[/QUOTE] I will admit that I did not score the fight but I really don't remember it being a very close fight.

Comment by -Kev- on 03-21-2013

[QUOTE=RiC-DiC;13168015]Haha Miguel's fist made Austin squirt. Prime Cotto would have whipped Trout's behind.[/QUOTE] Prime Cotto was too small for Trout.

Comment by -Kev- on 03-21-2013

[QUOTE=Bushbaby;13165949]Ok, kool an all. But why is the only picture up there one of the loser landing a great shot against the winner??[/QUOTE] Cotto wasn't that much of a loser in that fight. Easily a 6-6 or 7-5 fight.

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