| Dec 4, 2013
| 7:56 PM
Oscar De La Hoya was elected to the International Boxing Hall of Fame Tuesday, capping a career spawned in East Los Angeles that featured a 1992 Olympic gold medal in Barcelona and multiple world titles.
“This is the dream of everyone who puts...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 2:49 PM
Achieving the impossible has to start somewhere, and after so many failed tries to make a Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao super-fight, there's an olive branch being extended.
Showtime Executive Vice President Stephen Espinoza, whose premium...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 8:14 AM
Manny Pacquiao vs. Floyd Mayweather Jr. -- who would win?
Come on, you knew the question was coming, yet again, after Pacquiao's dominating victory over Brandon Rios on Saturday night to show he was back to form after consecutive losses.
| Nov 24, 2013
| 7:02 PM
In the last major fight Bob Arum promoted in the Far East, he walked out of a Philippines arena to a burning sun, mourning the destruction Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier delivered to each other in their third bout, the "Thrilla in Manila" in 1975.
| Nov 23, 2013
| 9:39 PM
Manny Pacquiao put himself back in the big-time boxing picture with a strong decision over opponent Brandon Rios.
The judges were unanimous in the dominance Pacquiao showed, although in disagreement by a small amount. One judge had him pitching a...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 8:55 AM
LAS VEGAS — Fight judges retained by the Nevada State Athletic Commission have struggled in the last 18 months.
Two gave Timothy Bradley a highly controversial split-decision victory over Manny Pacquiao last year; one of those also scored Floyd...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 5:37 PM
In a sport dominated not only by who wins but by who makes the most noise, Andre Ward needs to bring some sound and fury into the boxing ring Saturday night.
Winning is not a problem for the 168-pounder from Oakland. He is 26-0.
Getting attention is...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 3:56 PM
In September, Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Saul “Canelo” Alvarez generated the richest fight of all time.
Their likely next opponents took turns making the news in the last 24 hours.
Miguel Cotto was offered “in excess of $10 million&...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 9:15 PM
On the heels of Saul “Canelo” Alvarez announcing he intends to fight three times in 2014, his promoter Tuesday began to initiate talks to arrange the first bout.
Golden Boy Promotions Chief Executive Richard Schaefer said he has scheduled...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 9:10 AM
Manny Pacquiao provided an update from his Philippines-based training camp Thursday as he prepares for his Nov. 23 welterweight bout in Macao, China, against Oxnard’s Brandon Rios.
Pacquiao’s most relevant words came as he closed the...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 6:16 PM
Albert Pujols needs to come through in the clutch, and we're not talking home runs or RBIs here.
Pujols needs to pursue his lawsuit against Jack Clark. Call it slander. Call it defamation of character. But don't call it off.
Last week, Pujols was...