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  1. Mayweather Promotions granted promoters license

    Dan Rafael

    Pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s Mayweather Promotions was given a promoters license on a unanimous vote by the Nevada State Athletic Commission at Wednesday's monthly commission meeting.

    Story | Conversation | July 23, 2014
  2. 'Mayhem' press tour over; it's prep time for Mayweather-Maidana

    Dan Rafael

    The media tour is over, and now it's off to training camp as Floyd Mayweather Jr. heads home to his gym in Las Vegas and Marcos Maidana heads to trainer Robert Garcia's gym in Oxnard, California. Pound-for-pound king/unified welterweight champion M...

    Story | Conversation | July 18, 2014
  3. Roy Jones Jr. to return to ring July 26 to fight Courtney Fry in ...

    Dan Rafael

    Former pound-for-pound king and four-division titleholder Roy Jones Jr. is scheduled to fight again.

    Story | Conversation | July 17, 2014
  4. Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Marcos Maidana sequel signed, sealed

    Dan Rafael

    Although pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather Jr. said last week that he planned to give a rematch to Marcos Maidana, the unified welterweight champion made it official on Thursday, making the announcement over social media.

    Story | Conversation | July 10, 2014
  5. Abner Mares not looking past Jonathan Oquendo

    Dan Rafael

    Abner Mares was riding as high as any boxer could be last summer. He was undefeated, headlining major Showtime cards, climbing the pound-for-pound rankings, making high-six-figure purses and ready to defend his featherweight world title -- the thir...

    Story | Conversation | July 09, 2014
  6. Alvarez: No title at stake, no problem

    Dan Rafael

    Pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather Jr. is the unified junior middleweight champion, but he is also the unified welterweight champion -- thanks to the sanctioning organizations breaking their own rules and allowing him to hold two belts in each wei...

    Blog | July 08, 2014
  7. 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
  8. Floyd Mayweather Jr. says he will fight Marcos Maidana again on S...

    Dan Rafael

    Floyd Mayweather Jr., said during a red carpet interview at Sunday night's BET Awards that he would be facing Marcos Maidana again on Sept. 13.

    Story | Conversation | July 01, 2014
  9. Guerrero returns from long layoff to face Kamegai

    Dan Rafael

    With a 13-month layoff following his loss to Floyd Mayweather Jr. behind him, Robert Guerrero is poised to make a run back to the top of the welterweight division.

    Story | Conversation | June 19, 2014
  10. Chad Dawson ready for ring return

    Dan Rafael

    Chad Dawson, a longtime fixture in the pound-for-pound rankings, won a light heavyweight world title by decision in a rematch against Bernard Hopkins in an excellent performance in April 2012. But it's been downhill since for Dawson. Five months l...

    Blog | June 17, 2014
  11. Forbes: Mayweather highest-paid athlete

    Dan Rafael

    Floyd "Money" Mayweather is in the money yet again, according to Forbes Magazine, which has named the pound-for-pound king the year's highest-paid athlete in the world for the second time in three years. Mayweather earned $105 million in the past ...

    Blog | June 11, 2014
  12. Floyd Mayweather vows to stop working with Golden Boy Promotions ...

    Dan Rafael

    Hours after Richard Schaefer's Monday resignation as chief executive of Golden Boy Promotions following months of infighting with company co-founder/majority shareholder/president Oscar De La Hoya, pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather Jr. dumped the comp

    Story | Conversation | June 02, 2014
  13. Floyd Mayweather sets Sept. 13 date for next fight; opponent to b...

    Dan Rafael

    Barely two weeks since Floyd Mayweather Jr. outpointed Marcos Maidana to unify welterweight world titles, the pound-for-pound king has set his next fight date.

    Story | Conversation | May 19, 2014
  14. Canelo-Lara: No. 1 vs. No. 2

    Dan Rafael

    Floyd Mayweather Jr. is the unified junior middleweight champion, but his fight last week against Marcos Maidana was at welterweight, where the pound-for-pound king won and also unified titles. So with Mayweather out of the 154-pound division for ...

    Blog | May 08, 2014
  15. Floyd Mayweather Jr. scores majority decision against Marcos Maid...

    Dan Rafael

    Floyd Mayweather found himself in a serious dogfight, trying to fend off the super aggressive Marcos Maidana and his wild overhand rights, but his accuracy was the difference in a majority decision victory to unify welterweight world titles on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | May 03, 2014
  16. Mayweather not impressed with Pacquiao

    Dan Rafael

    Pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather Jr. is getting ready for his welterweight unification fight with Marcos Maidana on Saturday (Showtime PPV, 9 p.m. ET) at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, but that didn't stop him from critiquing fighters involved in t...

    Blog | April 28, 2014