Los Angeles Times

Lance Pugmire

Writer

Lance Pugmire is the Los Angeles Times' boxing/MMA/Ducks beat writer who also contributes enterprise Sports stories. He has provided Associated Press Sports Editors' prize-winning coverage on doping and the death of Northwestern football player Rashidi Wheeler and was also first on the scene in The Times' Pulitzer Prize-winning coverage in 2003 of wildfires in the Inland Empire and San Diego. Raised in El Cajon and Glendale, Ariz., he graduated from Cal State Fullerton.

Recent Articles

  • Canelo Alvarez's promoter challenges Gennady Golovkin's promoter to strike a deal now

    Canelo Alvarez's promoter challenges Gennady Golovkin's promoter to strike a deal now

    Canelo Alvarez’s promoter, Eric Gomez, the president of Golden Boy Promotions, called a counteroffer from middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin’s promoter “ridiculous” Friday and urged a face-to-face meeting to try to reach a deal on a super-bout. Although Alvarez and Golovkin wouldn’t fight...

  • Top 10 boxers aged 25-or-under

    Top 10 boxers aged 25-or-under

    A year after Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s retirement and less than two months before Senator Manny Pacquiao’s return bout at age 37, it’s clear that boxing will require some youthful talents to replenish the sport. By coincidence, some of the leading candidates to become the sport’s next big face are...

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