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  1. 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 | July 29, 2014
  2. Video results for "fighter"

  3. British prospects on Porter-Brook card

    Dan Rafael

    Welterweight contender Kell Brook isn't the only British fighter headed to the StubHub Center in Carson, California, to fight on Aug. 16. Two of his Matchroom Boxing stablemates -- lightweight Luke Campbell and super middleweight Callum Smith -- w...

    Blog | July 25, 2014
  4. 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
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  6. Gennady Golovkin: 'It's going to be a very big fight'

    Brian Campbell

    Gennady Golovkin will get that chance to show his talent on Saturday when he defends his belt against former 160-pound titlist Daniel Geale at New York's Madison Square Garden

    Story | Conversation | July 23, 2014
  7. Adamek-Szpilka in the works

    Dan Rafael

    A heavyweight crossroads fight between the up-and-coming Artur Szpilka and faded contender Tomasz Adamek is in the works for Nov. 8 in Krakow, Poland, according to the promoters for both. It would be a major event in Poland, where both fighters ar...

    Blog | July 22, 2014
  8. Guillermo Rigondeaux enters a crucial stretch of his career

    Brian Campbell

    He's a junior featherweight champion, unbeaten, coming from a one-round KO win and one of the best amateur fighters in history. Still, Guillermo Rigondeaux's defensive style has him looking for a promoter and a network to showcase his skills.

    Story | Conversation | July 22, 2014
  9. Haymon signs more fighters

    Dan Rafael

    A few notes from around the boxing world: • Manager Al Haymon's signing binge continues. He has signed welterweight Roberto Garcia and middleweight Caleb Truax, Sam Watson, Haymon's right-hand man, told ESPN.com. They join a stable that...

    Blog | July 21, 2014
  10. Melson injured, Tapia in need of new foe

    Dan Rafael

    Junior middleweight Glen Tapia is in need of a new opponent. The all-action fighter from Passaic, New Jersey, was scheduled to face Brooklyn's Boyd Melson in an eight-rounder on the Gennady Golovkin-Daniel Geale card next Saturday at Madison Squar...

    Blog | July 17, 2014
  11. Ramirez adds intrigue to Macau card

    Dan Rafael

    Flyweight prospect Zou Shiming, the two-time Chinese Olympic gold medalist on the verge of fighting for a world title, is in the main event. Junior featherweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux, one of boxing's most skillful fighters, is on the underca...

    Blog | July 17, 2014
  12. Johnson faces Gavronski on FNF

    Bernardo Pilatti

    A promising battle between Tureano Johnson and unbeaten Mike Gavronski headlines an ESPN "Friday Night Fights" card from the Little Creek Casino Resort in Shelton, Washington. There is plenty at stake for the future of both fighters in this 10-ro...

    Blog | July 11, 2014
  13. Guillermo Rigondeaux to show his style can also be entertaining

    Dan Rafael

    Junior featherweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux is as dominant as any fighter in boxing, but for all his talent he has provided precious little entertainment, which is why he is essentially banned from HBO. The network, which works closely with hi...

    Story | Conversation | July 11, 2014
  14. Persistence has carried Erislandy Lara to the top

    Dan Rafael

    Erislandy Lara is nothing if not persistent. It's one of the reasons that despite long odds -- massive odds, really -- he has risen to become one the best fighters in boxing, even if he's not exactly a household name. But he could inch closer toward ...

    Story | Conversation | July 10, 2014
  15. Manny Pacquiao likely to fight Chris Algieri next

    Dan Rafael

    Manny Pacquiao's next fight probably will be a welterweight title defense against Chris Algieri, an unknown fighter just a few weeks ago until he upset Ruslan Provodnikov to win a junior welterweight world title.

    Story | Conversation | July 09, 2014
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. Vazquez, Martirosyan sign with Haymon

    Dan Rafael

    Lightweight titlist Miguel Vazquez and junior middleweight contender Vanes Martirosyan are the newest fighters to sign with adviser/manager Al Haymon, whose right-hand man Sam Watson told ESPN.com. Vazquez (34-3, 13 KOs), 27, of Mexico, won a vaca...

    Blog | June 28, 2014