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  1. Oscar De La Hoya vs. Felix Trinidad revisited

    Eric Raskin

    Controversy and cash are the twin engines that power boxing rematches, and Felix Trinidad vs. Oscar De La Hoya produced bundles of both. When they exited the Mandalay Bay ring Sept. 18, 1999, with confetti clinging to their sweaty shoulders, Trinidad...

    Story | Conversation | June 03, 2014
  2. 2013 ESPN round of the year: Timothy Bradley Jr.-Ruslan Provodnik...

    Eric Raskin

    Timothy Bradley Jr. and Ruslan Provodnikov proved in ESPN's 2013 round of the year that there's nothing more enthralling than the frantic final stanza of an up-for-grabs slugfest.

    Story | Conversation | December 29, 2013
  3. '12 Days': Stevenson-Kovalev

    Eric Raskin

    The cliched "irresistible force versus immovable object" paradox makes for a pretty darned good stylistic showdown in the boxing ring. But it's second-best in terms of excitement to when the irresistible force meets another irresistible force....

    Blog | December 23, 2013
  4. Classic Matchup: Aaron Pryor vs. Manny Pacquiao

    ESPN.com staff

    What happens when today's elite clash with legends from the past? Find out as our ESPN.com panel of experts analyzes a mythical matchup between Manny Pacquiao and Aaron Pryor.

    Story | Conversation | November 20, 2013
  5. Classic Matchup: Bernard Hopkins vs. Marvin Hagler

    ESPN.com staff

    What happens when today's elite clash with legends from the past? Find out as our ESPN.com panel of experts analyzes a mythical matchup between Bernard Hopkins and Marvin Hagler.

    Story | Conversation | October 24, 2013
  6. Classic Matchup: Juan Manuel Marquez vs. Prince Naseem Hamed

    ESPN.com staff

    What happens when today's elite clash with legends from the past? Find out as our ESPN.com panel of experts analyzes a mythical matchup between Juan Manuel Marquez and Prince Naseem Hamed.

    Story | Conversation | October 10, 2013
  7. Classic Matchup: Julio Cesar Chavez Sr. vs. Canelo Alvarez

    ESPN.com staff

    What happens when today's elite clash with legends from the past? Find out as our ESPN.com panel of experts analyze a mythical matchup between Julio Cesar Chavez Sr. and Canelo Alvarez.

    Story | Conversation | July 25, 2013
  8. Hot Button

    Our experts debate which body-shot knockout was better: Gennady Golovkin's against Matthew Macklin or Bernard Hopkins' against Oscar De La Hoya....

    Page | Conversation
  9. Classic Matchup: Sugar Ray Robinson vs. Floyd Mayweather Jr.

    ESPN.com staff

    What happens when today's elite clash with legends from the past? Find out as our ESPN.com panel of experts analyze a mythical matchup between Sugar Ray Robinson and Floyd Mayweather Jr.

    Story | Conversation | June 01, 2013
  10. One man's opinion: Ward still trumps Floyd

    Eric Raskin

    It was just a week ago that, along with everyone else with even a passing interest in the sport of basketball, I found myself asking, "Who is that idiot who voted for Carmelo Anthony over LeBron James for NBA Most Valuable Player?" Turns out there...

    Blog | May 13, 2013
  11. TBRB: A viable alphabet alternative?

    Eric Raskin

    Anyone with even a passing interest in boxing can recognize the need for an alternative to the alphabet sanctioning bodies, which over the past half-century have proliferated like gremlins, been indicted for corruption, ranked dead men, and tried to ...

    Blog | April 02, 2013
  12. Canelo-Trout: Have we seen this before?

    Eric Raskin

    The superstar-in-the-making, in his very early 20s, is relatively unproven in the ring but is already among the most popular and entertaining fighters in boxing -- particularly with Mexican and Mexican-American fans. He is risking his undefeated r...

    Blog | March 27, 2013
  13. ESPN.com boxing 2012 'Other Awards'

    Eric Raskin

    There are two kinds of year-end awards: the ones that matter, and the ones you're about to read. First, an acknowledgement: Boxing is a deadly serious sport, and just for having the guts to step into the ring, every professional fighter deserves t...

    Blog | December 26, 2012
  14. Donaire-Marquez a fitting award debate

    Eric Raskin

    2012 will not go down as the year in which boxing developed a PEDs problem. But it will go down as the year in which boxing was forced to admit it has a problem. This was the year in which the average fan's view of the average fighter shifted from...

    Blog | December 24, 2012
  15. Boxer Saul Alvarez is NEXT - ESPN The Magazine

    Eric Raskin

    In ESPN The Magazine, Eric Raskin writes about Saul Alvarez is taking the boxing world by storm.

    Story | Conversation | December 03, 2012
  16. Boxing's PEDs issue impossible to ignore

    Eric Raskin

    What's more tainted: the beef they serve at Erik Morales' training camp, or the sport that made Morales famous? Whether or not you buy Morales' excuses, whether or not clenbuterol fits your definition of "performance enhancing," whether or not you...

    Blog | October 24, 2012