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  1. Dan Rafael's top 20 pound-for-pound fighters

    Dan Rafael

    We have an expert panel that votes on ESPN.com's pound-for-pound top 10, of which I am one member. It's a way for us to reach some sort of consensus on the best fighters in the world, regardless of weight class. But since we began using this metho...

    Story | Conversation | July 04, 2014
  2. Boxcino tournament to crown champions on Friday

    Dan Rafael

    What began in February with eight fighters apiece in wide-open lightweight and middleweight tournament fields is down to the Boxcino championship round in both divisions with all four fighters shooting for the kind of win that could change their care...

    Story | Conversation | May 21, 2014
  3. With Chavez out, Golovkin weighs options for July return

    Dan Rafael

    After his July 19 date with Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. fell through at the last minute, unbeaten middleweight titlist Gennady Golovkin is weighing options for his July 26 date at New York's Madison Square Garden.

    Story | Conversation | May 21, 2014
  4. Arbitrator upholds promoter's deal with Andre Ward

    Dan Rafael

    For the second time in 10 months, the California State Athletic Commission upheld promoter Dan Goossen's promotional contract with super middleweight champion Andre Ward, who has been seeking to terminate the agreement.

    Story | Conversation | April 30, 2014
  5. 2014 wish list: Best fights to make

    Dan Rafael

    ESPN.com senior writer Dan Rafael joins Todd Grisham on the set of "Friday Night Fights" to look at the two fights he would most want to see in 2014....

    Blog | January 14, 2014
  6. 2013 ESPN knockout of the year: Adonis Stevenson-Chad Dawson

    Kieran Mulvaney

    Chad Dawson might have underestimated Adonis Stevenson before they met in June, but there was no doubting the southpaw slugger when he stepped up to light heavyweight and crumpled Dawson with one devastating punch in the 2013 ESPN knockout of the year.

    Story | Conversation | December 30, 2013
  7. How about Groves for Ward?

    Dan Rafael

    After super middleweight champion Andre Ward returned from a 14-month layoff because of a shoulder injury to rout Edwin Rodriguez on Nov. 16, the question that came to mind was, whom could Ward face next? He has already virtually cleaned out the 1...

    Blog | December 28, 2013
  8. '12 Days': Ward-Golovkin

    Kieran Mulvaney

    In the spirit of the holidays, ESPN is celebrating the season with our own "12 Days" wish list of the fights we want to see most, regardless of promotional or other entanglements. Keep checking back over the coming days to see new fights revealed, di...

    Blog | December 24, 2013
  9. Saturday's card a prelude to Stevenson-Kovalev?

    Dan Rafael

    Adonis Stevenson and Sergey Kovalev are on the same card Saturday for a reason: a possible matchup between them in 2014.

    Story | Conversation | November 29, 2013
  10. Scorecard: Andre Ward rolls over Edwin Rodriguez

    Dan Rafael

    Andre Ward showed zero signs of rust in Saturday's return, when he defended his super middleweight title for the first time in more than a year and had his way with Edwin Rodriguez in a unanimous decision win.

    Story | Conversation | November 18, 2013
  11. Carl Froch expects a knockout against George Groves

    Shaun Brown

    Super middleweight titlist Carl Froch says unbeaten George Groves has gotten under his skin, making Saturday's fight between the two "a little bit personal."

    Story | Conversation | November 18, 2013
  12. Pondering a Ward-Golovkin fight

    Michael Woods

    Andre Ward returned from a 14-month layoff Saturday night in Ontario, Calif., showing that he remains a masterful pugilist, one who has a stranglehold on the intricacies of the sweet science. Ward's jab was a most potent weapon against the overmat...

    Blog | November 17, 2013
  13. Rapid Reaction: Ward routs Rodriguez

    Jason Langendorf

    If Saturday's performance in Ontario, Calif., was any sort of barometer, maybe Andre Ward should take a year off between every fight. Thankfully for fans, that's unlikely, especially now that Ward -- who had been out 14 months, in part because of ...

    Blog | November 16, 2013
  14. Andre Ward routs Edwin Rodriguez in return from 14 months off

    Andre Ward returned from a 14-month ring absence with a lopsided unanimous decision over Edwin Rodriguez on Saturday night, defending his WBA super middleweight title.

    Story | Conversation | November 16, 2013
  15. Rodriguez under weight-check limit

    Dan Rafael

    Super middleweight contender Edwin Rodriguez missed weight by two pounds at Friday's official weigh-in, but he was at least within the allowable limit at the Saturday morning weight check, hitting the scales at 179.8 pounds. Rodriguez, who cannot ...

    Blog | November 16, 2013
  16. Edwin Rodriguez misses weight for Andre Ward fight

    Dan Rafael

    Super middleweight contender Edwin Rodriguez missed weight by 2 pounds at Friday afternoon's weigh-in, costing him a chance to win the world title against champion Andre Ward.

    Story | Conversation | November 15, 2013