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The Hartford CourantWhen the hands on the clock climb toward midnight at 50 Cent's Birthday Bash on July 5 at the Connecticut Convention Center. When the hands climb toward the actual birthday of Curtis James Jackson III, we may find it appropriate to consider three men...
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...
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...
The Orange County RegisterThe sting from the controversial split-decision draw to Rocky Martinez still burns for boxer Juan Carlos Burgos. In January, in his second title attempt, Burgos came up short on the scorecards (114-114, 117-111 for Burgos, 116-112 for Martinez), which...
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: Mexico, Floyd Mayweather, Jr., Welterweight, Boxing
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...
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,”...
Sun SentinelJunior welterweights Johan Perez and Steve “Two Pounds” Forbes will square off Saturday night in the premier fight of the first Golden Boy Boxing Series event at BB&T Center, with three more boxing events coming in the next 12 months. The...
INGLEWOOD – Supported by a who’s who of local fighters, backed by a zealous crowd and showcasing a devastatingly diverse striking offense, Edmond Tarverdyan battered and bloodied Dominic Gutierrez for three rounds en route to a unanimous...
Training fighters is nothing new for Edmond Tarverdyan or Alberto Crane. Neither is standing center stage and competing. But when the roles are intertwined and come crashing to a head, things can get a little chaotic. Perhaps that’s the theme...
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