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  1. Fighters at 154 not a snore anymore

    Dan Rafael

    Your weekly random thoughts ... • In an April blog, I wrote that I thought the worst division in boxing was junior middleweight. "People always ask me about which division I think is the worst. At the moment, I have to say that it is, wit...

    Blog | October 09, 2008
  2. Fighters at 154 not a snore anymore

    Dan Rafael

    Your weekly random thoughts ... • In an April blog, I wrote that I thought the worst division in boxing was junior middleweight. "People always ask me about which division I think is the worst. At the moment, I have to say that it is, ...

    Blog | Conversation | October 09, 2008
  3. ESPN.com's division-by-division rankings

    Dan Rafael

    What recent changes have been made in boxing's weight-class rankings? Dan Rafael reveals his new world standings.

    Story | Conversation | August 26, 2014
  4. Marco Huck defends cruiserweight title against Mirko Larghetti

    Dan Rafael

    Johnny Nelson, who defended his cruiserweight title a record 13 times, will be watching with interest as Marco Huck takes on Mirko Larghetti and tries to tie Nelson's mark.

    Story | Conversation | August 22, 2014
  5. Mares recovering from accident

    Dan Rafael

    Former three-division titleholder Abner Mares is OK after being involved in a car accident in Los Angeles on Wednesday morning, but he was banged up enough to cancel his trip to Bristol, Connecticut, where he was scheduled to be the in-studio co-host...

    Blog | August 13, 2014
  6. Gonzalez, Arce close in on historic deal

    Dan Rafael

    Featherweight titlist Jhonny Gonzalez and former three-division titleholder Jorge Arce, both of Mexico, are close to finalizing a deal for a Sept. 27 bout in Arce's hometown of Los Mochis, Mexico, according to Arce promoter Zanfer Promotions. Arce...

    Blog | August 13, 2014
  7. Danny Garcia, Lamont Peterson face weaker foes

    Dan Rafael

    What would be a logical matchup between Lamont Peterson and Danny Garcia is not taking place Saturday, as each instead faces massive underdogs at Barclays Center.

    Story | Conversation | August 08, 2014
  8. Adrien Broner, Lucas Matthysse, Andre Berto to fight on Sept. 6 c...

    Dan Rafael

    Junior welterweight contenders Adrien Broner and Lucas Matthysse will both return to the ring on the same card, just not against each other.

    Story | Conversation | July 31, 2014
  9. Broner awaiting opponent

    Dan Rafael

    Former three-division titleholder Adrien Broner, who will headline a Sept. 6 Showtime card (probably in his hometown of Cincinnati), said he's been training for about a month in Washington, D.C., while awaiting word on who his opponent will be for th...

    Blog | July 25, 2014
  10. Oscar De La Hoya is fighting back

    Dan Rafael

    LAS VEGAS -- Retired from the ring or not, Oscar De La Hoya will always be a fighter at heart. He won a 1992 Olympic gold medal -- hence the famous "Golden Boy" nickname -- 10 world titles in a then-record six weight divisions, earned some $300 mil...

    Story | Conversation | July 23, 2014
  11. Montiel aims at fourth title

    Dan Rafael

    Mexico's Fernando Montiel has won world titles in three weight classes -- flyweight, junior bantamweight and bantamweight -- and pines for one in a fourth division. In the twilight of his 18-year professional career, Montiel, 35, has dreams of a w...

    Blog | July 21, 2014
  12. Roy Jones Jr. to return to ring July 26 to fight Courtney Fry in ...

    Dan Rafael

    Former pound-for-pound king and four-division titleholder Roy Jones Jr. is scheduled to fight again.

    Story | Conversation | July 17, 2014
  13. Abner Mares defeats Jonathan Oquendo by unanimous decision

    Dan Rafael

    LAS VEGAS -- Former three-division titleholder Abner Mares made a triumphant return to the ring 11 months after he got wiped out in one round and lost his featherweight world title to Jhonny Gonzalez. Mares won a unanimous decision against Jonathan...

    Story | Conversation | July 12, 2014
  14. Alvarez-Lara: The best against the best

    Dan Rafael

    LAS VEGAS -- Floyd Mayweather Jr. is the unified junior middleweight champion, but he made his plans official Thursday when he announced that he will take a second consecutive fight in the welterweight division, where he is also a unified champion, i...

    Story | Conversation | July 11, 2014
  15. GBP-Top Rank peace could benefit Mares

    Dan Rafael

    If there is one fighter in the Golden Boy Promotions stable who might benefit the most from the newfound peace between Golden Boy's Oscar De La Hoya and Top Rank's Bob Arum, it is clearly former three-division titleholder Abner Mares. De La Hoya a...

    Blog | July 09, 2014
  16. Paul Butler vacates bantamweight belt, plans weight class drop

    Dan Rafael

    Paul Butler of England on Wednesday announced that he was vacating his bantamweight world title and dropping back to junior bantamweight, the division where he has fought most of his career.

    Story | Conversation | July 02, 2014