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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. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. Rigondeaux isn't about to change

    Dan Rafael

    Unified junior featherweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux isn't everyone's cup of tea, but there is no denying his incredible talent. He won nearly 400 amateur bouts, two Olympic gold medals for Cuba, claimed an interim world title in his seventh...

    Blog | December 05, 2013
  11. Mikey Garcia, Nonito Donaire win in different fashions

    Dan Rafael

    Mikey Garcia and Nonito Donaire took the wins that both were widely expected to earn on Saturday in Corpus Christi, Texas, but one of them was far more convincing in victory than the other.

    Story | Conversation | November 09, 2013
  12. Father-son reunion for Donaires

    Dan Rafael

    Nonito Donaire has grown into one of the best fighters in the world. He claimed 2012 Fighter of the Year honors and has won world titles in three weight classes, plus an interim belt in another. The person most responsible for the development of t...

    Blog | November 08, 2013
  13. Tapia-Kirkland in the works

    Dan Rafael

    LAS VEGAS -- Anyone in the mood for a crossroads fight between two all-action guys with good power? If so, you'll love this fight in the works: rising junior middleweight prospect Glen Tapia against knockout artist James Kirkland. The fight is in ...

    Blog | October 11, 2013
  14. Rigondeaux-Agbeko in the works

    Dan Rafael

    It looks like junior featherweight champ Guillermo Rigondeaux, coming off a decision win in a title unification bout against 2012 fighter of the year Nonito Donaire in April, finally has a date and opponent nailed down for his next fight. If every...

    Blog | October 08, 2013
  15. Rigondeaux to fight in December

    Dan Rafael

    In April, Guillermo Rigondeaux outpointed Nonito Donaire to unify junior featherweight world titles. Although it wasn't a crowd-pleasing performance, Rigondeaux's talent is undeniable. So when Top Rank chairman Bob Arum went to HBO to talk about h...

    Blog | September 23, 2013
  16. Featherweight titlist Nicholas Walters signs with Top Rank

    Dan Rafael

    Featherweight titlist Nicholas Walters of Jamaica signed a multiyear promotional agreement with Top Rank over the weekend and will make his first defense on Nov. 9, Top Rank chairman Bob Arum told ESPN.com on Monday.

    Story | Conversation | September 23, 2013