Originally written on Pro Boxing Fans  |  Last updated 8/29/14

PORTLAND, OR - NOVEMBER 19: Andre Ward looks on before his middleweight fight against Darnell Boone at the Rose Garden on November 19, 2005 in Portland, Oregon. Ward defeated Boone in a six round decision. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)
The 87th annual Boxing Writers Association of America (BWAA) Awards Dinner will be streamed live and for free on www.gfl.tv The awards dinner will take place from the Copacabana in New York City and some of the greatest boxers in the world will be honored. Heading the program will be the awarding of the 2011 Fighter of the year to World Super Middleweight champion Andre Ward. Ward had a stellar 2011 as he won the coveted World Boxing Classic with a terrific performance over Carl Froch in December. Also in attendance will be WBC Heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko who will be presented James A. Farley Honesty and Integrity Award.  Klitschko and brother Wladimir are more than just world champions as they are true gentlemen and have done massive amounts of charity work all over the world. Future Hall of Famer Bernard Hopkins will receive a special recognition for his breathtaking win over Jean Pascal last May to become the oldest man ever to win a world championship. Hopkins’ good ...

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