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  1. Boxing Relevance Report: Erislandy Lara and the Negative Risk-Rew...

    Eric Raskin

    In 2012, Grantland introduced the boxing Relevance Rankings, an attempt to combine pound-for-pound talent with marketability to rank fighters according to their overall clout in the fight game. The Relevance Reports are a way to keep that franchise a...

    Blog | July 10, 2014
  2. Grantland's Athletes of the Year

    Grantland Staff

    Grantland's writers on their favorite athletes of the year. Cristiano Ronaldo Brian Phillips: As of this writing, Cristiano Ronaldo has, between Facebook and Twitter, 90,992,874 followers. That's more than three times as many as LeBron James. It'...

    Blog | December 20, 2013
  3. The Triple-Threat Match for Fighter of the Year

    Eric Raskin

    Sucker punches at weigh-ins. Judges filling out their scorecards in advance. Referees stopping fights at the count of nine. The "why wait?" attitude pervades boxing, so we at Grantland figure why wait until the end of the year to kick off our awards ...

    Blog | December 11, 2013
  4. The Year in Gennady Gennadyevich Golovkin

    Rafe Bartholomew

    The scene at Madison Square Garden on Saturday night for WBA middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin's title defense against Curtis Stevens was a far cry from the atmosphere at Golovkin's first fight on U.S. soil, just 14 months ago at the Turning Sto...

    Blog | November 04, 2013
  5. Gennady Golovkin Introduces Matthew Macklin to Agony: Five Scenes...

    Rafe Bartholomew

    1. A Sudden Redness The first minute of Saturday's middleweight title fight between champion Gennady Golovkin and challenger Matthew Macklin was uneventful. Macklin pushed his jab out, usually an inch or so short of Golovkin's face, and Golovkin m...

    Blog | July 01, 2013
  6. We Went There: Gennady Golovkin vs. Gabriel Rosado

    Rafe Bartholomew

    Gennady Golovkin, the middleweight champion boxer from Kazakhstan, has entered a strange stage in his career. He is still largely unknown to the American audience, but he has been so wildly hyped within the boxing community that one almost expects hi...

    Blog | January 21, 2013
  7. Rejection of Perfection? Salido, Rosado Fight for the Right to Be...

    Eric Raskin

    Numbers never lie, right? Well, in boxing, at the very least, they fib. Numbers can misrepresent and misdirect. And that's dangerous because, in boxing, until you've won enough big fights to become a name, all you really are is a number — or, m...

    Blog | January 18, 2013
  8. Why little known middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin from Kaza...

    Rafe Bartholomew

    Finding magic in an unheralded middleweight title bout.

    Story | Conversation | September 04, 2012