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Andre Ward wins 2011 award

Updated: January 30, 2012, 10:27 PM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

Andre Ward, who unified two super middleweight titles and won the grueling Super Six World Boxing Classic, was voted 2011 fighter of the year by the Boxing Writers Association of America in balloting results announced Monday.

Ward, who will receive the Sugar Ray Robinson trophy, heads the list of honorees who will receive their awards at the BWAA's 87th annual banquet, which will take place in the spring at a venue to be determined.

Ward, a 2004 Olympic gold medalist who has not ...

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