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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. 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 | April 15, 2014
  3. Canelo Alvarez, Erislandy Lara to meet in junior middleweight non...

    Dan Rafael

    Former 154-pound titleholder Canelo Alvarez and reigning titlist Erislandy Lara will meet in the main event July 12 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas after agreeing to terms over the weekend, Richard Schaefer of Golden Boy told ESPN.com on Monday.

    Story | Conversation | April 14, 2014
  4. Manny Pacquiao extra-motivated to beat Bradley and set the record...

    Dan Rafael

    Timothy Bradley's 'lack of fire' comments about Manny Pacquiao have sparked the eight-division champ to seek revenge and set the record straight.

    Story | Conversation | April 11, 2014
  5. Cole retiring as Texas regulator

    Dan Rafael

    If you follow boxing in Texas, you probably know the name Dickie Cole, the quintessential Texas good old boy. For 21 years, Cole oversaw the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation's Combative Sports division. That's the fancy way of saying t...

    Blog | April 08, 2014
  6. Likely title shot for Darchinyan

    Dan Rafael

    Former two-division titleholder Vic Darchinyan, who gave Nonito Donaire fits before being stopped in his last fight, performed well enough in defeat that it probably will land him a shot at a featherweight title. Darchinyan likely will challenge 1...

    Blog | April 04, 2014
  7. Nonito Donaire to vie for fourth world title in different weight ...

    Dan Rafael

    Nonito Donaire, the 2012 fighter of the year and a former titleholder in three divisions, will attempt to win a world title in his fourth weight division when he challenges Simpiwe Vetyeka on May 31, Top Rank promoter Bob Arum said Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | April 01, 2014
  8. Japan's Ioka worth watching

    Dan Rafael

    One of boxing's best fighters, but a guy unknown to most American fight fans, is going for a world title in a third weight division in just his 15th pro fight. Even in this era of watered-down titles, that is still pretty impressive if he pulls it...

    Blog | March 29, 2014
  9. Alvarado: 'Im a Marquez fan'

    Dan Rafael

    Forgive former junior welterweight titlist Mike Alvarado if he was perhaps a little bit in awe Wednesday when he came face to face with Mexican star and former four-division titleholder Juan Manuel Marquez at the news conference to kick off the promo...

    Blog | March 26, 2014
  10. Solis, Thompson need wins

    Dan Rafael

    It seems there is finally some movement in the heavyweight division as the contenders are facing each other. Bermane Stiverne and Chris Arreola will square off in a May 10 rematch for a vacant title. Tyson Fury and Dereck Chisora are fighting a re...

    Blog | March 19, 2014
  11. Danny Garcia defeats Mauricio Herrera by majority decision

    Dan Rafael

    Junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia scored a majority decision victory against unheralded challenger Mauricio Herrera in a far tougher fight than expected on Saturday night at the Coliseo Ruben Rodriguez in Bayamon, Puerto Rico.

    Story | Conversation | March 15, 2014
  12. Deontay Wilder scores his 31st KO in as many fights

    Dan Rafael

    With a first-round KO of Malik Scott, Deontay Wilder bested an elite opponent, proved his talent and left little doubt that he's America's best in the heavyweight division.

    Story | Conversation | March 15, 2014
  13. Juan Manuel Marquez to fight Mike Alvarado on May 17

    Dan Rafael

    When Mexican star Juan Manuel Marquez was an unknown fighter on the way up in the 1990s, he was a regular on cards at the Forum in Inglewood, Calif., once a boxing hotbed.

    Story | Conversation | March 13, 2014
  14. Shawn Porter, Paulie Malignaggi to fight April 19

    Dan Rafael

    Shawn Porter to make first welterweight title defense on April 19 against Paulie Malignaggi

    Story | Conversation | March 12, 2014
  15. Adonis Stevenson Q&A: Show me the money

    Brian Campbell

    As the war of words between Adonis Stevenson and Sergey Kovalev continue to heat up, the light heavyweight champion said he'll make the fight if the money is right.

    Story | Conversation | March 12, 2014
  16. Feisty Martinez rips Cotto on tour

    Dan Rafael

    Middleweight champion Sergio Martinez and three-division titleholder Miguel Cotto are two days and two cities into the media tour to promote their June 7 (HBO PPV) showdown at Madison Square Garden in New York and the heat is building. They kicked...

    Blog | March 11, 2014