Pound-for-pound rankings: Mikey Garcia joins the list at No. 11

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With his victory over Juan Carlos Burgos in late January, Mikey Garcia (left) ran his record to 34-0.

With his victory over Juan Carlos Burgos in late January, Mikey Garcia (left) ran his record to 34-0.

Like his Cuban countryman, Guillermo Rigondeaux, Lara doesn't have a style that's particularly crowd-pleasing. But it is effective. In December, Lara dominated former junior middleweight titleholder Austin Trout, dropping him once in a lopsided decision. Lara is a brilliant counterpuncher, accurate, with surprising power.