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LAS VEGAS — Another year off, a jail term and Father Time have not diminished Floyd Mayweather Jr. one bit. Boxing's top pound-for-pound fighter dominated his challenger Robert Guerrero on Saturday night, winning nine of 12 rounds on all three...
LAS VEGAS — Floyd Mayweather Jr. hasn't fought twice within a five-month period since 2006. But after overwhelming Robert Guerrero by unanimous decision Saturday night, he's scheduled to return to the MGM Grand Garden Arena ring on Sept. 14....
LAS VEGAS — Robert Guerrero is from Gilroy, California's garlic capital of the world. His greatest fight stages have been in San Jose and Ontario. And his most compelling pre-fight publicity stop was on evangelist Pat Robertson's "700 Club."...
Frank Espinoza is aware of the history of a boxing manager daring to allow two of his fighters to square off against each other in the ring. In April 1977 at the Forum in Inglewood, manager-trainer Arturo Hernandez sided with Carlos Zarate over...
Join Times boxing writer Lance Pugmire at 1 p.m. today for a live discussion of the upcoming Floyd Mayweather-Robert Guerrero fight. Guerrero is a heavy underdog in the fight against the undefeated Mayweather, but as Pugmire wrote Thursday, that's...
Floyd Mayweather Jr. won’t sign a contract agreeing to fight Mexico star Saul “Canelo” Alvarez next, so Alvarez is close to taking his star power off Mayweather’s May 4 card at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Golden Boy Promotions...
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Timing is everything. A month after Manny Pacquiao smacked his face on the MGM Grand boxing ring canvas, the sport’s next big thing is preparing for his breakthrough performance. Unbeaten Gennady Golovkin, 30, of Kazakhstan is a polite assassin,...
Richard W. Lyman Former president of Stanford University Richard W. Lyman, 88, a former president and provost of Stanford University who clamped down on student protests during the Vietnam War era, died Sunday of congestive heart failure in Palo Alto,...
Raul Rojas, a tough former gang member who turned to boxing and became a world featherweight champion, died Sunday of natural causes at a Los Angeles convalescent home, said his daughter Rebecca. He was 70. Rojas claimed the World Boxing Assn. belt on...
The Fabulous ForumFormer World Boxing Association flyweight champion Eric Morel (46-2, 23 KOs) of Puerto Rico won a unanimous decision over a game Jose Silveira (12-6) of Mexico in a junior-featherweight bout, highlighting a six-fight undercard to Saturday's bantamweight...
Getting out in nature for a hike or a trail run can offer an escape from the modern world. But that doesn't mean techie innovations should be left at home, especially when they enhance the experience in a quiet, unobtrusive way. If you want to get there...
The Fabulous ForumThe pay-per-view portion of the Manny Pacquiao-Juan Manuel Marquez card opened with a 10-round junior-lightweight bout between Tijuana’s Juan Carlos Burgos (27-1, 19 KOs) and Puerto Rico’s Luis Cruz (19-0, 15 KOs). Burgos is the nephew of...
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