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It's one thing to talk. The great ones back it up. In avenging his brother's loss and letting his fists fly against a respected, defense-based, unbeaten world champion, Mexico's Saul "Canelo" Alvarez unified the super-welterweight division Saturday...
Tags: Floyd Mayweather, Jr., Welterweight, Boxing, Mexico
This post has been updated. See note below for details.The match is still on for April 12 at Treasure Island Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. Angelo "La Cobra" Santana will take on Bahodir Mamadjonov (12-1, 8 KOs) from Uzbekistan. [Updated, 1:58 p.m. April 8: An earlier version of this post said Angelo "La...
After watching an exodus of fighters that included Floyd Mayweather Jr., Saul “Canelo” Alvarez and Amir Khan to rival network Showtime, HBO announced this week it will stop broadcasting fights involving boxers promoted by Los Angeles’...
Oscar De La Hoya said he has ordered his matchmaker to start intensifying the opposition for East Los Angeles boxing prospect Frankie Gomez. “Without blowing smoke, he is the real deal and I want to start moving him faster than we have,”...
Hector “Macho” Camacho, a former three-division boxing champion who had 88 professional fights against a who’s who of legendary opponents stretching from Ray Mancini (whom he defeated in 1989) to Oscar De La Hoya (who beat him by...
Boxing keeps turning up the volume on the hype. Apparently, if you sell it loudly, fewer will notice if it is lousy. Oscar De La Hoya, never lousy in the ring, was presenting a card of boxers at a media gathering the other day for a Saturday night show...
Enrique Bolanos, a Mexican boxer who three times fought for and lost the world lightweight title in Los Angeles in the late 1940s, died Monday. He was 87. Bolanos died of heart failure at a convalescent facility near his Pasadena home, said his wife of...
Tags: Oscar De La Hoya, Boxing, Wrigley Field, Mexico
The Fabulous ForumOxnard's world lightweight champion Brandon Rios had his World Boxing Assn. belt stripped Friday when he failed to make the 135-pound weight limit. Rios weighed in at 135.6 pounds twice, then went to a hot room to "sweat out" more......
Sports NowLamont Peterson chooses Amir Khan rematch and Vegas over L.A....
Sports NowLong Beach boxer Patricia Manuel's dream of fighting in the first women's Olympic boxing tournament ended Tuesday in an Eastern Washington hotel room when she pulled out of the U.S. trials after one fight because of a shoulder injury....
The Fabulous ForumHeavyweight 1. Cain Velasquez 2. Junior Dos Santos 3. Alistair Overeem 4. Brock Lesnar 5. Fabricio Werdum 6. Antonio Silva 7. Frank Mir 8. Fedor Emelianenko 9. Josh Barnett 10. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira It was a rough month for the......
Top of the TicketDemocrat Obama tells Iowa it will take more time to create the new jobs that were supposed to be here now....
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