With ballots either in hand, or on their way, for voters, below are biographical capsules on the new and returning candidates for entry into the International Boxing Hall of Fame, Modern Class.
First Time Nominees
Major titles: WBO minimumweight (May 3, 2003 – April 28, 2007, vacated), WBO light flyweight (August 25, 2007 – August 28, 2010)
Hailed from: Guaynabo, Puerto Rico
Record: 35-3-1 (6 KO)
Record against Champions/Titlists and Hall of Famers: 11-3-1 (1 KO)
Champions/Titlists faced: Eduardo Ray Marquez, Alex Sanchez, Edgar Cardenas, Roberto Leyva, Daniel Reyes, Isaac Bustos, Hugo Cazares (twice), Nelson Dieppa, Rodel...
The Boxing Writers Association of America will be listing on a bi-monthly basis its top-10 pound-for-pound fighters in the world.
Terence Crawford tops our first officially voted-on list of boxing’s pound-for-pound best, which is selected by BWAA members from respected news outlets and is broken down based on a descending points system, with a first-place vote receiving 10 points, a second-place vote receiving nine points and so on. Ties go to the fighter with the highest submitted ranking, then the one with the most votes at that ranking.
All BWAA members, full and auxiliary, can send their top-10 pound-for-pound votes in by the first Monday of each eve...