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  1. Nigel Collins

    Nigel Collins



    Boxing
  2. Collins: The eternal debate between strength vs. skill

    Nigel Collins

    Canelo Alvarez's aggression didn't mesh well with Erislandy Lara's slick, defensive style, fueling the debate -- once again -- between strength and skill.

    Story | Conversation | July 15, 2014
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  4. Collins: Is Lara the next Cuban sensation?

    Nigel Collins

    Saturday's fight against Canelo Alvarez should go a long way toward telling us whether Erislandy Lara is on his way to becoming the next Cuban sensation -- or another in a long list of hotshot amateurs who never quite lived up to their billing.

    Story | Conversation | July 10, 2014
  5. Collins: The anatomy of Miguel Cotto's popularity

    Nigel Collins

    Miguel Cotto showed in his upset victory over Sergio Martinez why he is so wildly popular. The Puerto Rican star rewarded his fans' faith by reinventing himself and winning the lineal middleweight crown.

    Story | Conversation | June 11, 2014
  6. Collins: Pacquiao-Marquez is a brand fans can trust

    Nigel Collins

    With declining pay-per-view sales pushing the need for marquee fights, a potential fifth meeting between Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez promises to be another rousing affair with a history of delivering.

    Story | Conversation | May 20, 2014
  7. Collins: Mayweather is still unbeaten, but not unbeatable

    Nigel Collins

    Considered close to unbeatable for 18 years as a professional, Floyd Mayweather Jr. showed legitimate signs of vulnerability in his close victory over Marcos Maidana, which may not be a bad thing for his legacy.

    Story | Conversation | May 06, 2014
  8. Collins: The polarization of boxing

    Nigel Collins

    In a world where extremism is celebrated and working together is considered a weakness, can we really expect boxing to be the exception?

    Story | Conversation | April 30, 2014
  9. Collins: Channeling the Manny Pacquiao of old

    Nigel Collins

    Prosperity and the passing of time have changed Manny Pacquiao from the go-for-broke style that once defined him. Is there still time for a return to form in Saturday's rematch with Timothy Bradley Jr.?

    Story | Conversation | April 09, 2014
  10. Collins: Manny Pacquiao, the most interesting man in the world

    Nigel Collins

    Prosperity and the passing of time have changed Manny Pacquiao from the go-for-broke style that once defined him. Is there still time for him to have another act with more controlled methods?

    Story | Conversation | April 09, 2014
  11. Collins: We want to see more from Danny Garcia, Deontay Wilder

    Nigel Collins

    Was Danny Garcia exposed? Did Deontay Wilder establish himself as a true heavyweight? And what to make of Vyacheslav Glazkov? The jury is still out on all three.

    Story | Conversation | March 17, 2014
  12. Collins: Winning titles no longer boxing's holy grail

    Nigel Collins

    While fighters still pursue titles, a world championship is no longer boxing's holy grail. Today, a title is just a stepping-stone to where the real money is -- on pay-per-view, preferably against Floyd Mayweather Jr.

    Story | Conversation | March 04, 2014
  13. Collins: Roseland Ballroom's long history won't end without one l...

    Nigel Collins

    Boxing is frequently one of the last attractions to play a faded nightspot. Prize fighting would never have been tolerated during Roseland's early years, but down the homestretch, boxing was a perfect fit.

    Story | Conversation | February 10, 2014
  14. 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
  15. '12 Days': Pacquiao-Provodnikov

    Nigel Collins

    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 20, 2013
  16. Why can't we all embrace Guillermo Rigondeaux?

    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 | December 05, 2013
  17. Adonis Stevenson carries on Canada's thriving fight tradition

    Nigel Collins

    The epicenter of Canada's thriving current boxing scene can be found in the enclave of Montreal and Quebec City, where Adonis Stevenson hopes on Saturday to write the next chapter in its rich fistic history.

    Story | Conversation | November 27, 2013
  18. 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