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  • Manny Pacquiao says 'nothing' concerns him about Brandon Rios

    Manny Pacquiao says 'nothing' concerns him about Brandon Rios
    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.
  • Review: 'The Good Son' explores one boxer's triumph and tragedy

     Review: 'The Good Son' explores one boxer's triumph and tragedy
    A powerful story of triumph and tragedy — and the infamous moment that encapsulated both — gets a stirring workout in the colorful, absorbing documentary "The Good Son: The Life of Ray 'Boom Boom' Mancini," directed by Jesse James Miler, based...

    Is Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Canelo Alvarez a super fight? Don Chargin knows

    Is Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Canelo Alvarez a super fight? Don Chargin knows
    On the subject of super fights, who better to ask than the Boy Promoter, Don Chargin, who is 85? Yes, they still call him that. And yes, he still promotes boxing matches. He lives in Cambria, puts on shows for local fighters in Central and Northern...

    Boxer Hector 'Macho' Camacho dies days after being shot in head

    Boxer Hector 'Macho' Camacho dies days after being shot in head
    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...

    Enrique Bolanos dies at 87; boxer lost lightweight title 3 times in L.A.

    Enrique Bolanos dies at 87; boxer lost lightweight title 3 times in L.A.
    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...