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Middleweight Boxing

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  • Amir Khan set to star in unofficial junior-welterweight tournament

     
    Recent boxing tournaments have been plagued by injuries, cancellations and delays -- see Showtime's appreciated but flawed efforts to crown a unified super-middleweight and bantamweight champion. Richard Schaefer, chief executive of Golden Boy Promotions,...
  • UFC 131 live results: Junior Dos Santos defeats Shane Carwin by unanimous decision

     
    In a heavyweight title qualifying bout, heavy hitting Shane Carwin and Junior Dos Santos squared off in the main event of UFC 131 in Vancouver, Canada. First round: Dos Santos bloodied Carwin in the final minute of the first round......
  • L.A. Times June MMA Rankings

     
    Heavyweight 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......
  • UFC stages bantamweight title as main event [Updated]

     
    Less than a year after folding its lighter-weights World Extreme Cagefighting operation into the fold, the Ultimate Fighting Championship on Saturday will stage a pay-per-view main event with a bantamweight (135-pound) title fight between two of mixed...
  • UFC 126 live updates: Silva vs. Belfort

     
    UFC returns to the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas with one of the biggest MMA cards of early 2011. Vitor Belfort challenges Anderson Silva for the UFC Middleweight Title in the main event. The loaded event also features Forrest Griffin......
  • L.A. Times February MMA Rankings

     
    Heavyweight 1. Cain Velasquez 2. Junior Dos Santos 3. Fabricio Werdum 4. Brock Lesnar 5. Alistair Overeem 6. Antonio Silva 7. Shane Carwin 8. Fedor Emelianenko 9. Frank Mir 10. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira The longtime reign of Fedor Emelianenko as......
  • Erik Morales wants Vegas stage to stamp comeback

     
    It must be a financial problem with Erik Morales. "Thanks God, economically, I'm OK," the legendary three-division world boxing champion from Mexico said Tuesday at L.A. Live's ESPNZone, where he appeared to promote his April 9 junior-welterweight pay-...
  • Bantamweight champ Donaire, Top Rank have differing opinion of contract

     
    World bantamweight boxing champion Nonito Donaire of the Philippines is coming off his most sensational victory yet, a second-round knockout of veteran champion Fernando Montiel last month on HBO. Donaire (26-1, 18 KOs) now says he's ready to parlay that....
  • Undercard action from Alvarez-Hatton fight at Honda Center

     
    Four of the five undercard bouts from Honda Center have ended before the completion of the second round. Middleweight James Kirkland marked his comeback from a two-year hiatus that included a prison stay on a gun charge by knocking out......
  • Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. to get title shot June 4 in Los Angeles, promoter Bob Arum says

     
    Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. will get a middleweight world title shot against Germany's Sebastian Zbik on June 4 at either Dodger Stadium or Staples Center, Chavez's promoter, Bob Arum, said Thursday. Arum said the card would be a tribute to......
  • UFC 128: Shogun vs. Jones Live Results: Jones Captures Title

     
    UFC 128 takes place this evening from Newark, New Jersey. The card is headlined by MMA prodigy Jon Jones challenging for Mauricio "Shogun" Rua's UFC light heavyweight title. WEC's top star Urijah Faber also makes his UFC debut on the......