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Welterweight

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  • Boxer Paul Williams gets Cuban Erislandy Lara in next fight

     
    Former world welterweight champion Paul Williams will mark his return from a devastating second-round knockout loss to Sergio Martinez in November by fighting unbeaten Cuban fighter Erislandy Lara on July 9 in Atlantic City, N.J., an...
  • HBO to follow boxing trainer in reality series 'On Freddie Roach'

     
    For those who still mourn "Lights Out," there's more boxing drama to come: "Friday Night Lights" director Peter Berg will team up with HBO for the reality series "On Freddie Roach," the network announced on Tuesday. Due to premiere in......
  • L.A. Times May 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 In a month where there was a......
  • UFC 130: Rampage Jackson defeats Matt Hamill, Frank Mir beats Roy Nelson

     
    UFC 130 takes place from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, headlined by a light-heavyweight bout between Quinton "Rampage" Jackson and Matt Hamill. Additional pay-per-view bouts include Frank Mir vs. Roy Nelson, Jorge Santiago vs. Brian Stann and Rick Story.......
  • Timothy Bradley defeats Devon Alexander by unanimous decision

     
    Timothy Bradley (27-0, 11 knockouts) defeated Devon Alexander (21-1, 13 knockouts) by unanimous decision on Saturday night at the Silverdome in Pontiac, Mich., after the junior-welterweight title-unification fight was stopped in the 10th round following...
  • Golden Boy closing in on fight deals involving Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez, Andre Berto and Juan Manuel Marquez

     
    Golden Boy Promotions Chief Executive Richard Schaefer said Wednesday that he has finalized a Saul "Canelo" Alvarez-Matthew Hatton fight on HBO at Honda Center on March 5 and is nearing other interesting agreements. The "Boxing After Dark" card...
  • Nonito Donaire, Fernando Montiel have big fight for "little guys"

     
    Nonito Donaire of the Philippines lacks the two world title bantamweight belts belonging to his Feb. 19 opponent, Fernando Montiel of Mexico, but he does have the smarts to recognize what the 118-pound bout at Mandalay Bay means. "The little......
  • L.A. Times January 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 A serious shoulder injury suffered by Cain......
  • Wladimir Klitschko's plans for April 30 tune-up threaten July 2 date vs. David Haye

     
    World heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko doesn't want to wait until July 2 to fight David Haye, and Haye's representatives don't like the idea of Klitschko fighting April 30. "To us, it's a deal-killer," Haye's promoter, Richard Schaefer, of Golden...
  • Undefeated boxers Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez and Vyacheslav Senchenko will meet in title fight, promoter says

     
    Unbeaten Mexican star Saul "Canelo" Alvarez will get his first world title shot early next year at the Honda Center, his promoter announced Tuesday. Alvarez, 20, will fight Ukraine's Vyacheslav Senchenko (31-0, 20 KOs) either Feb. 27 or March 5......
  • Shane Mosley: Advisor scheduled to meet with Pacquiao promoter Tuesday

     
    Former three-division world champion Shane Mosley said Monday his adviser has a Tuesday meeting scheduled with Manny Pacquiao's promoter to "go over the particulars and maybe sign" a contract for a May 7 Pacquiao-Mosley fight at MGM Grand in Las......