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Middleweight Boxing

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  • Arum's big plans start with Mayweather-Pacquiao deadline

     
    If there weren't enough obstacles to making boxing's dream fight, Manny Pacquiao vs. Floyd Mayweather Jr. Nov. 13 in Las Vegas, promoter Bob Arum has added another: a Friday night deadline for Mayweather to express interest in making the fight.......
  • Promoter wants Manny Pacquiao to consider fighting Paul Williams

     
    It’s a longshot, and Dan Goossen knows it, but before Manny Pacquiao finalizes whom he wants to fight next, Goossen wants to send out a strong reminder about once-beaten Paul Williams. "What made our sport great -- the era of......
  • Reports: Promoter wants Manny Pacquiao to fight Antonio Margarito

     
    Even if he's not licensed to fight in the U.S. yet, Antonio Margarito has earned the coveted shot to fight Manny Pacquiao, the promoter for both fighters has said. Promoter Bob Arum told The Times on Thursday that he wanted......
  • Los Angeles Times' May MMA Rankings

     
    Heavyweight 1. Fedor Emelianenko 2. Brock Lesnar 3. Cain Velasquez 4. Shane Carwin 5. Junior Dos Santos 6. Frank Mir 7. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira 8. Alistair Overeem 9. Fabricio Werdum 10. Brett Rogers Russian Fedor Emelianenko continues to reign as......
  • Yuri Foreman to appear on Thursday's 'Jimmy Kimmel Live'

     
    Unbeaten junior-middleweight boxing champion and aspiring rabbi Yuri Foreman will take his story to the late-night crowd Thursday when he appears on ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live." Foreman (28-0, 8 knockouts) is preparing for his first title defense June 5 at....
  • More on the Tito Ortiz, Jenna Jameson situation

     
    UFC has issued a statement in response to Monday's arrest of Tito Ortiz by Huntington Beach police for alleged domestic violence against Jenna Jameson. "We're all aware of it, and any comment would be best handled by the authorities," UFC......
  • 'Sweet Thunder' by Wil Haygood

    'Sweet Thunder' by Wil Haygood
    When I was a young boxing writer, I once was invited to watch historic fight films with a small group that included Sugar Ray Robinson, by then long retired from the ring. Suffice to say, I was -- by several orders of magnitude -- the most ignorant...
  • Jose Torres dies at 72; former light heavyweight world champion

    Jose Torres, a former light heavyweight world champion and Olympic silver medalist, died Monday of a heart attack at his home in Ponce, Puerto Rico, said his wife, Ramonita. He was 72. Torres won the light heavyweight title in 1965 by stopping Willie...
  • Liddell's UFC comeback bout to be in Anaheim

    Anaheim's Honda Center will be the place where former Ultimate Fighting Championship light-heavyweight champion Chuck Liddell fights for the first time since losing his belt in a surprising first-round knockout loss to Quinton "Rampage" Jackson, UFC...
  • Comin' at ya! Book reviews on an iconic boxer, freakonomics, Frankenstein [updated]

     
    In our pages this week, Tim Rutten reviewed "Sweet Thunder" by Will Heygood, a biography of boxer Sugar Ray Robinson. Robinson is "now universally acknowledged as the greatest prizefighter who ever lived," Rutten writes: Anyone who ever saw him in......
  • Sports figures

    Sports figures Jim Dooley, 77; succeeded George Halas as coach of the Chicago Bears (Jan. 8) Christopher Bowman, 40; two-time U.S. figure skating champion (Jan. 10) Johnny Podres, 75; left-hander pitched Dodgers to first World Series title in...