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The Junior Welterweight Division is in a State of Flux: Danny Garcia's shocking knockout victory over Amir Khan has shaken the talent-deep, action-packed junior welterweight division down to the ankles. The reason is because it leaves what is one of the better weight classes in boxing today completely up in the air. Sure, we have a Top 10 ranking list. So do others, including magazines, websites, and sanctioning organizations. But that is because we have to, and that forces us to make distinctions. Right now, those distinctions are pretty cloudy at 140 lbs. Chaos at the Top Credit: Ed Mulholland - HBO The shake-up really began when Timothy "Desert Storm" Bradley, long the top dog of the division, moved up to welterweight. Amir Khan was the successor-in-waiting, and slid immediately in the #1 slot. When Garcia knocked out Khan, he dethroned the king without automatically replacing him (more on that later). As a result, it's anyone's guess who the...
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