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  • UFC 121 live results (Lesnar vs. Velasquez)

     
    UFC 121 takes place in Anaheim, featuring a UFC heavyweight title match between Cain Velasquez and Brock Lesnar. Check back for results through the night. Jon Madsen vs. Gilbert Yvel Yvel has a reputation for being the dirtiest fighter in......
  • L.A. Times October MMA Rankings

     
    Heavyweight 1. Brock Lesnar 2. Cain Velasquez 3. Junior Dos Santos 4. Fabricio Werdum 5. Fedor Emelianenko 6. Alistair Overeem 7. Shane Carwin 8. Frank Mir 9. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira 10. Antonio Silva It wasn't pretty, but Frank Mir scored......
  • Backpacking gear: The good, the bad and the weird

     
    As the summer backpacking season winds down, and through-hikers on the Pacific Crest and John Muir trails return to the comfort of sleeping indoors, let's take a look at some of the good, the bad and the just plain odd......
  • Nonito Donaire: Bantamweight tourney didn't make sense (or dollars)

     
    Two-time world champion Nonito Donaire of the Philippines won't be participating in Showtime's upcoming bantamweight tournament because his promoter despised a six-fighter format and because it didn't offer enough financially, Donaire and his closest...
  • Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. to fight at Honda Center on Dec. 4

     
    Unbeaten Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. will fight Alfonso Gomez in the main event of a boxing card at Anaheim's Honda Center on Dec. 4, promoter Bob Arum told The Times on Friday. Chavez (41-0-1, 30 knockouts) is coming off a......
  • Andre Berto likely headed to Marquez-Katsidis undercard

     
    Unbeaten world welterweight champion Andre Berto (26-0, 20 KOs) appears headed to an undercard role in the Nov. 27 main event at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas pitting world lightweight champion Juan Manuel Marquez against Michael Katsidis. Berto's.....
  • L.A. Times September MMA Rankings

     
    Heavyweight 1. Brock Lesnar 2. Cain Velasquez 3. Junior Dos Santos 4. Fabricio Werdum 5. Fedor Emelianenko 6. Alistair Overeem 7. Shane Carwin 8. Frank Mir 9. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira 10. Antonio Silva It was an uneventful month for heavyweight......
  • HBO Sports president discusses Mayweather-Pacquiao talks

     
    The president of HBO Sports announced that he did negotiate with representatives of both Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. to try to stage a super-fight between the pair this year. Ross Greenburg, in a prepared statement e-mailed to The......
  • Marquez in Vegas or Mosley at Staples? Tough call for boxing fans on Sept. 18

     
    Shane Mosley's return from his Floyd Mayweather Jr. loss -- in which he'll square off against fellow Southern Californian Sergio Mora on Sept. 18 at Staples Center -- would be a natural stop for L.A. boxing fans. But there's likely......
  • Oscar the octopus will predict Saturday's Juan Manuel Marquez-Juan Diaz winner

     
    The Mandalay Bay Shark Reef exhibit in Las Vegas will be slightly more crowded Thursday morning when a 40-pound giant Pacific octopus will be called upon to predict the winner of Saturday night's Juan Manuel Marquez-Juan Diaz world lightweight title......
  • Vegas Octopus picks Marquez to beat Diaz

     
    In a one-sided decision, Mandalay Bay's Oscar the octopus pursued the box of prawns labeled for Juan Manuel Marquez, a possible prediction of sorts following up the phenomenal World Cup picks of Germany's smaller "Paul" the octopus. "The way he......