| Jul 1, 2013
| 3:45 AM
On June 28, 1997, Mike Tyson, the former heavyweight champion of the world, fought against Evander Holyfield in Las Vegas. That fight was immortalized when, in the 3rd round, Tyson bit off a big chunk of his opponents ear and then spit it out on the...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 1:33 PM
When Superman first leaped onto the scene 75 years ago in “Action Comics” No. 1, he was the only game […]...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 9:28 AM
COSTA MESA — On a night Fight Club OC celebrated its first card with professional women mixed martial arts and boxing bouts, a man who called himself "Repo Ric" tried to steal Thursday's show.
He came dressed in as much glitter you see during a...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 12:03 AM
LAS VEGAS — Heavyweight contender and Imperial native Andy Ruiz will be one of the featured bouts on a Top Rank Solo Boxeo Tecate card set to be televised on UniMas on Saturday.
Ruiz (18-0, 12 KOs) will battle Carl Davis (16-5, 12 KOs) of Chicago...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 10:12 PM
Fight Club OC will have a historic ladies night inside the ring on Thursday.
The nine-bout card will feature a women's mixed martial arts fight and a women's boxing fight at the OC Fair & Event Center in Costa Mesa at 7:30 p.m. The ladies battling...
| May 31, 2013
| 7:11 PM
Come to find out, boxing is about to get back to boxing.
Floyd "Money" Mayweather Jr., will fight Saul "Canelo" Alvarez in Las Vegas on Sept. 14. This time, pre-fight talk may actually include some substance. Every fight is always "going to be great."...
| May 18, 2013
| 11:03 PM
LAS VEGAS — Imperial Valley heavyweight contender Andy Ruiz is training for the busiest seven weeks of his life.
Ruiz (18-0 with 12 KOs), who grew up in Imperial, is preparing for two fights, including one in Macau, China, that could catapult him...
| Apr 7, 2013
| 4:00 PM
Raymond Leroy Klingmeyer, a former boxer and referee who is a member of the state's boxing Hall of Fame, died Friday of renal failure at the Bel Air Health and Rehabilitation Center. He was 88.
"When he came into the ring, he looked like a referee. He...
| Mar 24, 2013
| 9:34 PM
AUSTIN, Texas — At the start of the season, Illinois coach John Groce presented players with a wristband that read "3-19-13."
The start of the NCAA tournament.
The Illini's R.I.P. date arrived five days later on Sunday night with a 63-59 loss in...
| Mar 10, 2013
| 6:05 PM
If there was one ring in the world that I, a weakling theater critic, knew I could knock Mike Tyson out in, it was the Pantages Theatre, where "Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth" played this past weekend.
Tyson might have 100 pounds more muscle on him than I...
| Feb 28, 2013
Chris Arreola will not be coming to Costa Mesa on March 9 to fight in what he called "a parking lot."
Arreola said in January that he was never a big fan of the OC Fair and Event Center, the venue for his World Boxing Council heavyweight title...