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  • Hurley's 'Tron' togs zip into PacSun Nov. 19

     
    Apparel- and accessory-wise, Disney seems to be giving "Tron: Legacy" the "Alice in Wonderland" treatment -- pairing with designers and clothing brands that key in on every possible demographic and price point. Last month, we told you about the jewelry,.....
  • Urijah Faber readies for final WEC bout

     
    When the UFC purchased the World Extreme Cagefighting promotion and built it into the world's top destination for lighter-weight fighters, there were no doubts as to the WEC's top star. The "California Kid" Urijah Faber was the longtime WEC featherweight....
  • Juan Manuel Lopez seeks boxing stardom

     
    His punching power thrills boxing loyalists, his charisma and Puerto Rican bloodline revive memories of Felix Trinidad, and he's an unbeaten world champion with 26 knockouts in 29 fights. Now Juan Manuel Lopez needs an attention-grabbing triumph like...
  • HBO Sports boss: 'We need to get boxing back in the mainstream'

     
    The recent dead period in boxing -- has there been a fight since the Shane Mosley-Sergio Mora draw in September? -- will end Saturday night. Showtime has a card in Las Vegas pitting featherweight champion Juan Manuel Lopez versus Rafael......
  • L.A. Times November MMA Rankings

     
    Heavyweight 1. Cain Velasquez 2. Junior Dos Santos 3. Fabricio Werdum 4. Fedor Emelianenko 5. Brock Lesnar 6. Alistair Overeem 7. Shane Carwin 8. Frank Mir 9. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira 10. Antonio Silva Cain Velasquez captured the UFC heavyweight title.......
  • UFC folds World Extreme Cagefighting, will add two divisions

     
    Ultimate Fighting Championship President Dana White announced Thursday morning that his parent company, Zuffa, has folded the World Extreme Cagefighting organization, blending its fighters into the UFC and adding two new weight divisions. The 145-pound...
  • WEC-UFC merger welcomed by fighters, managers

     
    World Extreme Cagefighting lightweight champion Ben Henderson has no regrets saying goodbye to his current title for a crack at the UFC 155-pound belt. With UFC President Dana White's announcement Thursday that Zuffa LLC's WEC promotion would fold into...
  • L.A. Times October MMA Rankings

     
    Heavyweight 1. Brock Lesnar 2. Cain Velasquez 3. Junior Dos Santos 4. Fabricio Werdum 5. Fedor Emelianenko 6. Alistair Overeem 7. Shane Carwin 8. Frank Mir 9. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira 10. Antonio Silva It wasn't pretty, but Frank Mir scored......
  • Mosley vs. Mora: Judges disagree and fight ends in a draw

     
    Shane Mosley and Sergio Mora staged a dull bout Saturday night at Staples Center, packed with holding, hugging and inside fighting where it appeared there were more missed punches than those landed. The deserved winner was neither. A draw was......
  • Andre Berto likely headed to Marquez-Katsidis undercard

     
    Unbeaten world welterweight champion Andre Berto (26-0, 20 KOs) appears headed to an undercard role in the Nov. 27 main event at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas pitting world lightweight champion Juan Manuel Marquez against Michael Katsidis. Berto's.....
  • L.A. Times September MMA Rankings

     
    Heavyweight 1. Brock Lesnar 2. Cain Velasquez 3. Junior Dos Santos 4. Fabricio Werdum 5. Fedor Emelianenko 6. Alistair Overeem 7. Shane Carwin 8. Frank Mir 9. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira 10. Antonio Silva It was an uneventful month for heavyweight......