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Middleweight Boxing

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  • 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......
  • L.A. Times March 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 With the UFC's parent company purchasing Strikeforce,...
  • L.A. Times April 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 newest season of the Ultimate Fighter......
  • L.A. product Charlie Valencia fights for love of the sport

     
    With 55,000 people and an $11 million gate expected for Saturday’s UFC 129 event from Toronto, it’s easy to forget that UFC’s popularity boom is still less than six years old. When Kobe Bryant won his first NBA title, UFC......
  • Shane Mosley trainer: Manny Pacquiao repeats mistake we'll capitalize upon

     
    Shane Mosley's trainer Naazim Richardson found by studying film big flaws that helped Bernard Hopkins upset previous unbeatens Felix Trinidad and Kelly Pavlik. Thursday, Richardson said he's found a repeated weakness in Manny Pacquiao that will help 8-to-...
  • Freddie Roach will help coach USA Boxing team

     
    Freddie Roach, the five-time trainer of the year who has supervised Manny Pacquiao's rise to superstardom, has agreed to take on a prominent role in coaching U.S. Olympic boxers. Roach announced Saturday he will open his Wild Card Boxing Club......
  • Jorge Arce defeats Wilfredo Vazquez Jr. for WBO super-bantamweight title

     
    Veteran fighter Jorge Arce of Mexico won a thrilling 12th-round technical knockout over Miami’s Wilfredo Vazquez Jr. to take away Vazquez’s WBO super-bantamweight title to highlight the undercard of the Manny Pacquiao-Shane Mosley fight on...
  • Boxer Tommy Zbikowski is off June 4 Staples Center card to return to NFL

     
    Baltimore Ravens safety Tommy Zbikowski was 3-0 in his return to professional boxing this spring, but his novel pursuit of the sweet science has been halted by his desire to play in a Super Bowl, despite the NFL's lockout of......