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  • Promoter gives Marquez's terms to Pacquiao and updates Mayweather Jr.'s legal plight

     
    Juan Manuel Marquez has presented Manny Pacquiao's promoter a set of terms in which he would agree to have a third fight with the Filipino star boxer, Marquez's promoter said Thursday. Pacquiao's promoter, Top Rank, has gathered similar term sheets......
  • Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. has high fever, won't make Saturday's fight

     
    Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. is out of Saturday night's fight at Honda Center....
  • Marquez vs. Katsidis: round-by-round updates

     
    Mexico’s Juan Manuel Marquez will make the second defense of his world lightweight titles tonight when he meets Australia’s Michael Katsidis at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Marquez (51-5-1, 37 knockouts) stands as Mexico’s proudest world...
  • Pacquiao has just one Mayweather Jr. alternative: Marquez

     
    Manny Pacquiao's decision making has been impeccable. Running for congress in the Philippines has given him saint-like stature. Blowing off the disrespect he received from Floyd Mayweather Jr. in an ill-conceived video bashing the Filipino superstar...
  • Sports Legend Revealed: Is a pro wrestling promoter responsible for the Montreal Canadiens' place in hockey history?

     
    HOCKEY LEGEND: A professional wrestling promoter ended up securing the Montreal Canadiens' place in professional hockey history. STATUS: True. Les Canadiens de Montréal (otherwise known as the Montreal Canadiens) are the most successful team in the...
  • Hurley's 'Tron' togs zip into PacSun Nov. 19

     
    Apparel- and accessory-wise, Disney seems to be giving "Tron: Legacy" the "Alice in Wonderland" treatment -- pairing with designers and clothing brands that key in on every possible demographic and price point. Last month, we told you about the jewelry,.....
  • Juan Manuel Lopez seeks boxing stardom

     
    His punching power thrills boxing loyalists, his charisma and Puerto Rican bloodline revive memories of Felix Trinidad, and he's an unbeaten world champion with 26 knockouts in 29 fights. Now Juan Manuel Lopez needs an attention-grabbing triumph like...
  • HBO Sports boss: 'We need to get boxing back in the mainstream'

     
    The recent dead period in boxing -- has there been a fight since the Shane Mosley-Sergio Mora draw in September? -- will end Saturday night. Showtime has a card in Las Vegas pitting featherweight champion Juan Manuel Lopez versus Rafael......
  • L.A. Times November MMA Rankings

     
    Heavyweight 1. Cain Velasquez 2. Junior Dos Santos 3. Fabricio Werdum 4. Fedor Emelianenko 5. Brock Lesnar 6. Alistair Overeem 7. Shane Carwin 8. Frank Mir 9. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira 10. Antonio Silva Cain Velasquez captured the UFC heavyweight title.......
  • UFC folds World Extreme Cagefighting, will add two divisions

     
    Ultimate Fighting Championship President Dana White announced Thursday morning that his parent company, Zuffa, has folded the World Extreme Cagefighting organization, blending its fighters into the UFC and adding two new weight divisions. The 145-pound...
  • WEC-UFC merger welcomed by fighters, managers

     
    World Extreme Cagefighting lightweight champion Ben Henderson has no regrets saying goodbye to his current title for a crack at the UFC 155-pound belt. With UFC President Dana White's announcement Thursday that Zuffa LLC's WEC promotion would fold into...