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Billy Costello Former WBC light welterweight boxing champ Billy Costello, 55, a former WBC light welterweight boxing champion who won his first 30 professional fights, died of lung cancer Wednesday at a hospital in his hometown of Kingston, N.Y., said...
The Fabulous ForumIt was entertaining. It was, at times, brutal. But in the end there was no doubt who was the better boxer. Saul Alvarez used his size and confident style to win a unanimous decision over a game Matthew Hatton to......
The Fabulous ForumTimothy 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...
The Fabulous ForumThe World Boxing Council on Wednesday sanctioned the March 5 bout at Anaheim's Honda Center between Saul "Canelo" Alvarez and Matthew Hatton as a championship fight for the organization's 154-pound title. The popular Alvarez (35-0-1, 26 knockouts) is...
Angels UnpluggedThe Angels plan to take a look at Aroldis Chapman, if he is willing to face a hitter. The Cuban defector with the 100-mph fastball was granted free agency Friday. The Angels plan to join the stampede to scout the......
Brand XFull disclosure: As someone who was born and raised in the Mountain State, I could not be more proud of the residents of West Virginia (and my former hometown of Wheeling) than I am in telling you about this uplifting story. The picketing hate group known...
The Fabulous ForumNext week, Palm Springs' world junior-welterweight champion Timothy Bradley (25-0, 11 knockouts) will fight unbeaten welterweight Carlos Abregu (29-0, 23 KOs) at Agua Caliente Resort Spa Casino in Rancho Mirage, but the HBO bout is a copreliminary of...
The Fabulous ForumBoxer Edwin Valero was found dead in his jail cell Monday in Caracas, Venezuela. Police say he hanged himself using his own clothes after being arrested in connection with his wife's slaying. The 28-year-old former lightweight champion was detained...
Times Staff WriterOscar De La Hoya, the people's champion who lost the World Boxing Council's super-welterweight belt last weekend in his match against Floyd Mayweather Jr., has sold his Big Bear Lake property for about $2.1 million. It was bought by mixed martial arts...
LOS ANGELES — With a packed luncheon and press conference Wednesday at the Wilshire Grand Los Angeles and a weigh-in to follow Friday at Staples Center's Star Plaza, the countdown has begun for Vanes "Nightmare" Martirosyan's much-anticipated...
To the editor: The Supreme Court of the United States ought to be commended for its recent decision in Snyder v. Phelps. The Court affirmed the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals decision that the Westboro Baptist Church (WBC) has the right to protest the...
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