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  1. Rigondeaux, Santa Cruz call each other out

    Dan Rafael

    Unified junior featherweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux was ordered to begin negotiations with mandatory challenger Chris Avalos on Friday. The sides have 30 days to make a deal, otherwise a purse bid will be ordered. Either camp can also decli...

    Blog | August 05, 2014
  2. 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
  3. Scorecard: Zou, Ramirez impressed; Rigondaux not so much

    Dan Rafael

    A roundup of the past week's notable boxing results from around the world:...

    Story | Conversation | July 21, 2014
  4. Guillermo Rigondeaux stops Sod Kokietgym in Round 1

    Guillermo Rigondeaux stops Sod Kokietgym in Round 1

    Story | Conversation | July 18, 2014
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. Arum sidelined by knee surgery

    Dan Rafael

    Injured fighters having surgery? That's nothing new. But what about promoters? On Tuesday in Phoenix, Top Rank promoter Bob Arum will have surgery on his bum right knee -- "It's been bone on bone and it's killin' me," he said -- when he undergoes ...

    Blog | June 16, 2014
  10. Guillermo Rigondeaux's next defense to be in Macau

    Dan Rafael

    Although Top Rank promoter Bob Arum is promoting a boxing card in Macau on Saturday headlined by the Simpiwe Vetyeka-Nonito Donaire featherweight world title fight, he is already making plans for his next show in China.

    Story | Conversation | May 29, 2014
  11. Maciel replaces Foreman on June 7

    Dan Rafael

    When former junior middleweight titlist Yuri Foreman abruptly retired last week because he was upset over what he deemed to be an onerous contract with his manager, it left a hole on the HBO PPV undercard for the June 7 Sergio Martinez-Miguel Cotto m...

    Blog | May 27, 2014
  12. The delusion of boxing

    Nigel Collins

    Guillermo Rigondeaux may be one of the finest boxers plying his craft today, but the slick junior featherweight titlist lacks "something extra" to hook contemporary fight fans.

    Story | Conversation | January 22, 2014
  13. NYFightblog looks back on 2013 (Part 2)

    Michael Woods

    The Big Apple fight scene was pretty darned vibrant in 2013, with Barclays Center further emerging as a go-to player in the mix as Golden Boy placed pretty compelling fights in Brooklyn -- even if Vegas, California and Texas sometimes got more love t...

    Blog | January 02, 2014
  14. '12 Days': Rigondeaux-Santa Cruz

    Jason Langendorf

    In the spirit of the holidays, ESPN is celebrating the season with our own "12 Days" wish list of the fights we want to see most, regardless of promotional or other entanglements. Keep checking back over the coming days to see new fights revealed, di...

    Blog | December 16, 2013
  15. Scorecard: Paulie Malignaggi makes easy work of Zab Judah

    Dan Rafael

    Paulie Malignaggi used his quickness and trademark jab to easily outpoint Zab Judah and take the unofficial title of king of Brooklyn boxing.

    Story | Conversation | December 09, 2013
  16. Rapid Reaction: Rigondeaux wins again

    Brian Campbell

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. -- It can be said that defensive and counterpunching wizard Guillermo Rigondeaux is likened to a $75 bottle of wine in a boxing world that prefers canned beer. But even the taste of high-priced vino can fail to deliver the desi...

    Blog | December 08, 2013